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Disneyland in February
February may Disneyland's quietest month, after Haunted Mansion and it's a small world have re-opened and before spring break is in full swing.
February is many of tripsavvy's readers' favorite time to visit Disneyland, and 35% say they like to go in the winter. It's also my favorite time to go. Even though the parks are open fewer hours than in the summer, they aren't crowded and the wait times are short.
Check the pros and cons of visiting Disneyland visiting Disneyland in winter.
February Hours at Disneyland
- Monday through Thursday: Open 10 to 11 hours per day
- Friday through Sunday: Open 11 to 16 hours per day
California Adventure hours are often shorter than Disneyland's. Check February hours up to 6 weeks in advance.
February Closures at Disneyland
The less-busy season in terms of visitors is the busy season for the Disneyland maintenance team, with major closures happening this time of year.
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Disneyland Crowds and Events in February
Some folks say Disneyland is less busy on Super Bowl Sunday, but now that the secret's out, too many people take advantage of the idea, and it gets more hectic than usual. Look up the Super Bowl date here.
President's Day is celebrated on the third Monday of February and may bring slightly larger crowds that weekend.
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- Tickets: Disney often offers promotional deals in February, selling adult tickets for the kids' price or Park Hoppers at the price of a one park per day ticket. Check their website for details.
- Hotel costs: February is a good time to find hotel deals, especially if you go mid-week and have a flexible schedule.
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Disneyland Weather in February
These averages below can help you get a rough idea of what the weather will be like. It's only a guideline.
February is the rainiest month on the average, and that rain sometimes falls on a single day. Disneyland never closes because of rain, but rides with outdoor tracks may close for safety precautions.
At the extremes, Anaheim's record low temperature was 3 F (-1 C) and its record high was 108 F (42 C). Check the current Disneyland weather forecast a few days ahead for the best information.
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- Average High Temperature: 66 F (19 C)
- Average Low Temperature: 49 F (10 C)
- Rain & Clouds Index: 3 inches (6 cm) rain
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What to Pack, What to Wear in February
The best way to decide what to wear is to check the weather forecast a few days ahead.
On the average February, is the rainiest month in Anaheim. If rain is predicted, take a poncho or hooded rain jacket, but we don't recommend an umbrella. It's hard to move around a theme park while carrying one and they're a nuisance to stow every time you want to go on a ride.
February can be cool to chilly, especially after the sun goes down. If you want to enjoy the water rides, wear something that will dry out quickly. Soggy blue jeans get awfully uncomfortable after a couple of hours. A simple plastic poncho will also help keep you dry while on the ride. If it all seems like too much to carry, you can rent a locker for just a couple of dollars.
Before you start packing your bags, take a look at the tested and proven tips in the Girls' Guide to Packing for Disneyland.
More Disneyland by Month
Disneyland's least crowded months are January and February but hours are short, rides may be closed for refurbishment and entertainment options are fewer.
Summer's busy season is June, July, and August. Hours will be long, most rides will be open and there's lots of entertainment. It's also the most crowded time of year. That's when you'll definitely need to know these proven ways to spend less time standing in line at Disneyland.