Ottawa
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Ottawa, Canada

A view of The Parliament Hill from the Ottawa River in Ottawa, Canada
A view of The Parliament Hill from the Ottawa River in Ottawa, Canada
The last month of the winter, February, is another freezing cold month in Ottawa, Canada, with temperature in the range of an average low of -12.7°C (9.1°F) and an average high of -3.4°C (25.9°F).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a still subzero cold -3.4°C (25.9°F). In February, the average low-temperature is -12.7°C (9.1°F).

Humidity

In Ottawa, the average relative humidity in February is 61.3%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Ottawa, Canada, is February when the rain falls for 3.9 days and typically collects 18.7mm (0.7") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Ottawa are January through May, October through December. In Ottawa, during February, snow falls for 12.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 433mm (17") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 63.3 snowfall days, and 2234mm (88") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Ottawa, the average length of the day is 10.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February is 4.1h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Ottawa is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in February in Ottawa?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Ottawa, is -3.4°C (25.9°F), while the average low-temperature is -12.7°C (9.1°F).

What is the average humidity in February in Ottawa?

The average relative humidity in February in Ottawa is 61.3%.

How many days does it rain in February in Ottawa?

In Ottawa, during February, the rain falls for 3.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 18.7mm (0.7") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Ottawa?

February is the month with the least rainfall in Ottawa, Canada. Rain falls for 3.9 days and accumulates 18.7mm (0.7") of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in February in Ottawa?

In February, in Ottawa, it is snowing for 12.1 days. Throughout February, 433mm (17") of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in February in Ottawa?

In Ottawa, Canada, the average length of the day in February is 10.4h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Ottawa?

In February, the average sunshine in Ottawa is 4.1h.

How high is the UV index in February in Ottawa?

In Ottawa, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average high temperature in February: -3.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-5.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -12.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-14.8°C).

Average humidity in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average humidity in February: 61.3%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (72.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (49.9%).

Average rainfall in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average rainfall in February: 18.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (92.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (18.7mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in February: 3.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (13.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (3.9 days).

Average snowfall in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average snowfall in February: 433mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (539mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in February: 12.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average daylight in February: 10.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.1h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.2h).

Average UV index in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average UV index in February: 2

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).