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What is the climate like in Canada?

The climate of Canada has an average yearly temperature of 4°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to -15°C and rise to 23°C.

Annually, about 918 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Canada. Additionally, about 204 cm of snow falls each year.

The best time to visit Canada is June until August. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Canada.

Temperature -15 to 23°C
Rain 918 mm
Snow 204 cm

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The climate of Canada
  • Average yearly temperature: 4°C
  • Highest temperature: 23°C in July
  • Lowest temperature: -15°C in February
  • Rainfall: 918 mm per year, averaging 77 mm by month
  • Driest months: 41 mm in October, 43 mm in December and 48 mm in September
  • Wettest months: 155 mm in April, 106 mm in January and 101 mm in February
  • Snowfall: 204 cm per year

Climate table Canada

The climate table for Canada shows the average temperatures, rainfall, snowfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) -14 -15 -5 4 14 20 23 21 14 5 -6 -13
Nighttime temperature (°C) -25 -28 -20 -10 1 8 11 10 4 -3 -14 -23
Rainfall (mm) 106 101 99 155 51 79 79 67 48 41 49 43
Snowfall (cm) 45 27 48 15 4,5 0 0 0 0,6 13 27 24
UV Index 1 2 4 6 7 6 6 6 4 3 2 1
Best month No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No No No No

Temperature by month in Canada

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Canada

Temperature by month in Canada

Rainfall by month in Canada

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Canada.

Rainfall by month in Canada

Snowfall by month in Canada

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters by month in Canada.

Snowfall by month in Canada

UV index by month in Canada

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Canada.

UV index by month in Canada

Yearly temperature in Canada

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Canada, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Canada

Yearly total rainfall in Canada

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Canada.

Rainfall per year in Canada

Yearly snowfall in Canada

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in Canada, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in Canada

Weather experiences in Canada

The weather in Canada is rated an average of 2,9 out of 5 stars by 13 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

A little rain but quite warm— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

It was very cold— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Temperatures were moderate, between 15 and 25°C, ideal for hiking and outdoor activities. Although I would like more sunlight.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Sunny and sometimes warm, but with unpredictable showers. Many opportunities for active recreation, but an umbrella is required.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

It is warm but not muggy and ideal for an active vacation. Evenings can be chilly, but overall the summer weather is great!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

During the day it was occasionally clear, but the temperature remained mostly around freezing. Warm clothing was mandatory.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

The temperature was well below zero. The clear sky and winter scenery were beautiful.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

Although it was breathtakingly beautiful, it made the trip more difficult than expected. Be prepared for severe winter weather.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

The icy wind is bitter and cutting, and the temperature drops to zero. Prepare for unexpected snowfall!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Daytime temperatures were mild and pleasant, perfect for spending time outdoors. Despite a few days of rain, the weather was generally good. For the cooler evenings, don't forget to bring a sweater!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

This made the outdoors a fun activity, but required winter gear. Because of the unstable weather, flexibility in scheduling was required.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Sometimes it was sunny, but there were also many rainy days. The temperature was average and comfortable for nature walks. Be prepared for unexpected weather changes.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

it was warm but it was snowing and I didn't have a good time because I was there for a funeral of a family member— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Canada by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Canada and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Canada, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.