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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{#invoke:Pp-move-indef|main}} February ({{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}} or {{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}} FEB-ew-ERR-ee or FEB-roo-ERR-ee) is the second month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars. It is the shortest month and the only month with fewer than 30 days. The month has 28 days in common years or 29 days in leap years.

February is the third month of meteorological winter in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere, February is the third month of summer (the seasonal equivalent of August in the Northern Hemisphere, in meteorological reckoning).

February sections
Intro  History  Pronunciation  Patterns  Events in February  February symbols  References  Further reading  External links  

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