New York City - Recent February Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the February weather in New York City, New York was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives February data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot or cold days occurred each February. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often New York City had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Central Park.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

February temperature averages by year in New York City
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
47 34 2020 8 1
43 30 2019 6 -1
50 35 2018 10 1
49 35 2017 9 1
45 31 2016 7 -1
32 16 2015 0 -9
38 26 2014 3 -3
39 29 2013 4 -2
47 35 2012 8 2
44 28 2011 7 -2
38 28 2010 3 -2
Number of days in February when the temperature in New York City dropped to 0 or 32 degrees Fahrenheit or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
0 12 2020 0
0 17 2019 0
0 12 2018 1
0 12 2017 1
1 14 2016 0
0 28 2015 0
0 21 2014 0
0 17 2013 0
0 10 2012 0
0 20 2011 0
0 22 2010 0

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on New York City during February in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation for February in New York City
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
9 2020 2.6 65
12 2019 3.1 80
17 2018 5.8 148
6 2017 2.5 63
12 2016 4.4 112
9 2015 2.0 52
11 2014 5.5 139
13 2013 4.3 108
11 2012 1.4 35
9 2011 3.5 88
11 2010 6.7 170

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in New York City for February and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
0 2020 0.0 0
2 2019 2.6 7
1 2018 4.9 12
1 2017 9.4 24
2 2016 4.1 10
4 2015 13.6 35
7 2014 29.0 74
2 2013 12.2 31
0 2012 0.2 1
2 2011 4.8 12
4 2010 36.9 94
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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