Harbin Weather in February

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Compared with January, Harbin weather in February is a little warmer. The average daytime temperature is -7°C (19°F), and the average night temperature is -20°C (-4°F). The temperature difference between day and night is great. The average precipitation is only 5mm, so the air is dry. The city is clad in silvery white dress this month, which attracts a lot of tourists.

Around mid-February, the locals celebrate the Lantern Festival. During that night, they will light the candles placed on the surface of the frozen river beforehand and then roll on the ice surface to drive disasters away. If you are travelling during this time, you can experience the tradition.

Averages for Harbin Weather in February

Temperature: -14°C / 7°F
High Temperature: -7°C/ 19°F
Low Temperature: -20°C / -4°F
Humidity: 68%
Rainfall: 5 mm
Rainy Days: 6 days
Sunrise: 06:15 ~ 06:56
Sunset: 16:38 ~ 17:17
Air Quality in February
Average AQI:123
Harbin Air Quality in February

What to Wear in Harbin in February

If you are indoors, you can wear a thin sweater or a thin hoodie plus woolen trousers. If venturing outside, you must wear a thick sweater, a thick cotton-padded coat or down jacket, a wool hat and a cotton mask, snow boots, gloves, and scarf because of the cold climate in Harbin in February.
Harbin Clothes in February February Wear in Harbin

Things to Do in Harbin in February

In winter, snow and ice are highlights of Harbin and tourists are willing to brave the cold to enjoy themselves. As the largest ski resort in China at present, Yabuli International Ski Resort is definitely a paradise for ski lovers, where they can enjoy alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, sled skiing, dog sledding and snowmobile rides. At night, tourists can participate in a campfire party in the snow.

If you want to appreciate ice sculptures and experience Russian customs, you can go to the Sun Island Scenic Area. There you can visit the Ice and Snow Art Gallery to watch various sculptures. In Russian-flavor Town, dozens of Russian folk houses and villas show you the exotic charm. More specifically, the ticket for the town is a memorial passport to be stamped at each house.
 

Other Tips

The weather in February is not comfortable, which is cold and dry, so you may feel your lips and skin dry; therefore, lip balm and moisturizers are necessary. Do not put your cell phone, wallet and other valuables in the outside pockets in case they are stolen. Daytime in winter is short in Harbin, so you should set out early in the morning. You are advised to wear contact lenses, which are convenient for skiing. You can take heating pads to keep you warm during outdoor activities.

What is the temperature in Harbin in February?

High/Low Temperatures of Harbin in February
Temperatures Graph of Harbin in February
Air Quality of Harbin in February
Harbin AQI Graph in February

Historical Harbin Weather in February


 
Apr Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humi-
dity
(%)
High  Low 
1 -9.6°C / 14.7°F -21.5°C / -6.7°F 06:56 / 16:38 89
2 -9.3°C / 15.2°F -21.3°C / -6.3°F 06:55 / 16:39 90
3 -9.1°C / 15.6°F -21.1°C / -6°F 06:54 / 16:41 87
4 -8.9°C / 16°F -20.9°C / -5.6°F 06:53 / 16:42 89
5 -8.6°C / 16.5°F -20.7°C / -5.3°F 06:51 / 16:44 90
6 -8.4°C / 16.9°F -20.4°C / -4.7°F 06:50 / 16:45 92
7 -8.1°C / 17.4°F -20.2°C / -4.4°F 06:49 / 16:47 93
8 -7.8°C / 18°F -20°C / -4°F 06:47 / 16:48 93
9 -7.6°C / 18.3°F -19.7°C / -3.5°F 06:46 / 16:50 94
10 -7.3°C / 18.9F -19.5°C / -3.1°F 06:45 / 16:51 89
11 -7.1°C / 19.2°F -19.2°C / -2.6°F 06:43 / 16:53 84
12 -6.8°C / 19.8°F -18.9°C / -2°F 06:42 / 16:54 95
13 -6.5°C / 20.3°F -18.7°C / -1.7°F 06:40 / 16:56 90
14 -6.2°C / 20.8°F -18.4°C / -1.1°F 06:39 / 16:57 88
15 -6°C / 21.2°F -18.1°C / -0.6°F 06:37 / 16:59 88
16 -5.7°C / 21.7°F -17.8°C / -0.04°F 06:35 / 17:00 94
17 -5.4°C / 22.3°F -17.6°C / 0.3°F 06:34 / 17:02 90
18 -5.1°C / 22.8°F -17.3°C / 0.9°F 06:32 / 17:03 94
19 -4.8°C / 23.4°F -17°C / 1.4°F 06:31 / 17:04 91
20 -4.6°C / 23.7°F -16.7°C / 1.9°F 06:29 / 17:06 85
21 -4.3°C / 24.3°F -16.4 °C / 2.5°F 06:27 / 17:07 80
22 -4 °C / 24.8°F -16.1°C / 3°F 06:26 / 17:09 88
23 -3.7°C / 25.3°F -15.7°C / 3.7°F 06:24 / 17:10 92
24 -3.4°C / 25.9°F -15.4°C / 4.3°F 06:22 / 17:12 81
25 -3.1°C / 26.4°F -15.1°C / 4.8°F 06:21 / 17:13 94
26 -2.8°C / 27°F -14.8°C / 5.4°F 06:19 / 17:15 91
27 -2.5°C / 27.5°F -14.4°C / 6.1°F 06:17 / 17:16 93
28 -2.2°C / 28°F -14.1°C / 6.6°F 06:15 / 17:17 89
- Last modified on Nov. 04, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Harbin Weather in February
Asked by LYNN from MALAYSIA | Jan. 20, 2020 03:51Reply
First time to Harbin.
My husband and I will be travelling to there from 9th to 19th Feb.2020. Visiting snow village and volga manor, Wondering snow village still cover with thick sticky snow which we are looking forward.
Thank you.
Answers (1)
Answered by Adam from MALAYSIA | Jan. 20, 2020 19:52
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Well, you should not miss Snow Town (雪乡/双峰林场)
Asked by Lum from MALAYSIA | Nov. 01, 2019 08:50Reply
What is the weather in Harbin in February?
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Answered by Gabbie from CANADA | Nov. 04, 2019 19:22
00Reply


The temperature could be around -20C to -10C according to historical weather. You need to bring padded pants, down jackets, etc.
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