Scranton, PA Climate in February

Temperature for February

In Scranton, PA during February the average high temperature is 38.2°F. The hottest day on record was February 25, 1985 when the temperature recorded was 71.1°F.

Scranton, PA daily average and extreme temperature range for February

Low Temperature

Overnight in February the average temperature drops below freezing at 20.4°F, with the lowest temperature of -16.1°F being recorded on February 18, 1979. On average there are 9 days in February when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst February there were 23 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 16 and 29 times in February.

Precipitation for February

In February the average monthly rainfall in Scranton, PA is 2.10 inches with rain usually falling on between 6 and 7 days. 1987 was the driest February with only 0.36 inches of rain falling, and 1981 was the wettest February with 8.99 inches of rain. The wettest single day in February was 2 February 1981 when 2.91 inches of rain fell.

In February it usually snows on between 12 and 13 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.