Philadelphia, PA Climate in February

Temperature for February

In Philadelphia, PA during February the average high temperature is 45.3°F. The hottest day on record was February 25, 1985 when the temperature recorded was 73.9°F.

Philadelphia, PA daily average and extreme temperature range for February

Low Temperature

Overnight in February the average temperature drops below freezing at 25.9°F, with the lowest temperature of -2.9°F being recorded on February 13, 1979. On average there are 4 days in February when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst February there were 14 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 11 and 28 times in February.

Precipitation for February

In February the average monthly rainfall in Philadelphia, PA is 2.89 inches with rain usually falling on between 8 and 9 days. 2002 was the driest February with only 0.66 inches of rain falling, and 1973 was the wettest February with 13.88 inches of rain. The wettest single day in February was 21 February 1973 when 2.01 inches of rain fell.

In February it usually snows on between 5 and 6 days. In February there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in February.