February is the second and shortest month of the year and the third and last month of winter season in the Northern Hemisphere. February has its own characteristic. It takes 29 days in leap years and 28 days in other years. The years with 29 days in February are called leap years and it comes every four years. This year 2020 will be 28 days in February and the next leap year is next year, 2021.
The word February comes from the Latin word Februarius, from Latin februare meaning to ?purify? or ?expiate.? In ancient Rome, Februarius was the ?Month of Purification? and great celebrations were being organized to welcome February.