# Which month has the least number of days?

Updated on July 7, 2023

Answer: February has the least number of days.

## Understanding the Calendar

In the Gregorian calendar, February is the only month that has fewer than 30 days. 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 does February have in a non-leap year?

February has 28 days in a non-leap year.

### How many days does February have in a leap year?

February has 29 days in a leap year.