# How many days does February have?

Updated on July 7, 2023

Answer: February has 28 days in a common year and 29 in a leap year.

## Understanding the Calendar

February is the only month in the Gregorian calendar that varies in length. It has 28 days in a common year and 29 days in a leap year.

## FAQ on Calendar

### What is a leap year?

A leap year is a year, occurring once every four years, which has 366 days including 29 February as an intercalary day.

### How many days are there in a year?

There are 365 days in a year.

### How many days are there in a leap year?

There are 366 days in a leap year.