Best time to visit, weather and climate Canada

Best time to visit Canada

Climate West Canada per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
5°C 5°C 8°C 10°C 14°C 16°C 19°C 19°C 16°C 12°C 7°C 5°C
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Climate East Canada per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
-7°C -5°C 1°C 9°C 18°C 22°C 25°C 24°C 20°C 12°C 5°C -3°C
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Climate Northwest Canada per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
-10°C -8°C -5°C 1°C 11°C 15°C 17°C 15°C 9°C 1°C -8°C -11°C
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Climate North Canada per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
-20°C -21°C -16°C -9°C -2°C 6°C 11°C 10°C 4°C -3°C -9°C -15°C
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The best time to visit Canada is from june until september, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Canada is 19°C in july and the lowest is 5°C in january. The water temperature is between 8°C and 12°C.

The average climate figure for Canada is an 6,3. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Canada has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Canada or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Canada

Click on a region of Canada to view the climate:

Climate West Canada

West Canada has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for West Canada is 11° degrees and there is about 1228 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 146 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 3.

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 5°C 5°C 8°C 10°C 14°C 16°C 19°C 19°C 16°C 12°C 7°C 5°C
Night 3°C 2°C 4°C 6°C 9°C 11°C 12°C 13°C 11°C 8°C 5°C 2°C
Water 8°C 8°C 8°C 8°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 11°C 10°C 8°C
Precip 155
mm
106
mm
148
mm
82
mm
46
mm
35
mm
17
mm
37
mm
69
mm
134
mm
217
mm
181
mm
Rain
days
19 16 21 18 15 13 8 9 14 17 21 19
Snow
days
1 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Dry
days
11 8 8 12 16 17 23 22 16 14 8 10
Sun hours
per day
4 4 6 8 10 10 11 11 9 5 4 4
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2
UV-index 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 4 3 3 2 2
Climate data from: Vancouver


Climate West Canada january

On average, it is maximum 5° in january in West Canada and at least around 3° degrees. The sea temperature is around 8° degrees. In january there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 155 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 1 day in january.

Climate West Canada february

On average, it is maximum 5° in february in West Canada and at least around 2° degrees. The sea temperature is around 8° degrees. In february there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 106 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 4 days in february.

Climate West Canada march

On average, it is maximum 8° in march in West Canada and at least around 4° degrees. The sea temperature is around 8° degrees. In march there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 148 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 2 days in march.

Climate West Canada april

On average, it is maximum 10° in april in West Canada and at least around 6° degrees. The sea temperature is around 8° degrees. In april there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 82 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Canada.

Climate West Canada may

On average, it is maximum 14° in may in West Canada and at least around 9° degrees. The sea temperature is around 9° degrees. In may there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 46 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Canada.

Climate West Canada june

On average, it is maximum 16° in june in West Canada and at least around 11° degrees. The sea temperature is around 10° degrees. In june there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Canada.

Climate West Canada july

On average, it is maximum 19° in july in West Canada and at least around 12° degrees. The sea temperature is around 11° degrees. In july there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Canada.

Climate West Canada august

On average, it is maximum 19° in august in West Canada and at least around 13° degrees. The sea temperature is around 12° degrees. In august there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Canada.

Climate West Canada september

On average, it is maximum 16° in september in West Canada and at least around 11° degrees. The sea temperature is around 12° degrees. In september there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 69 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Canada.

Climate West Canada october

On average, it is maximum 12° in october in West Canada and at least around 8° degrees. The sea temperature is around 11° degrees. In october there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 134 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Canada.

Climate West Canada november

On average, it is maximum 7° in november in West Canada and at least around 5° degrees. The sea temperature is around 10° degrees. In november there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 217 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate West Canada december

On average, it is maximum 5° in december in West Canada and at least around 2° degrees. The sea temperature is around 8° degrees. In december there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 181 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 2 days in december.

Climate East Canada

East Canada has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for East Canada is 10° degrees and there is about 636 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 148 days a year with an average humidity of 83% and an UV-index of 3.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day -7°C -5°C 1°C 9°C 18°C 22°C 25°C 24°C 20°C 12°C 5°C -3°C
Night -15°C -13°C -7°C 1°C 7°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 10°C 5°C -2°C -8°C
Precip 53
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49
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46
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53
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53
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52
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54
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56
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46
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63
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50
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61
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Rain
days
6 6 10 14 16 15 16 15 13 15 11 8
Snow
days
19 19 14 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 17
Dry
days
6 3 7 11 15 15 15 16 17 15 12 6
Sun hours
per day
3 3 5 7 9 10 11 10 9 5 5 3
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 1 3 4 5 5 5 3 2 1 1
Climate data from: Ottawa


Climate East Canada january

On average, it is maximum -7° in january in East Canada and at least around -15° degrees. In january there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 19 days in january.

Climate East Canada february

On average, it is maximum -5° in february in East Canada and at least around -13° degrees. In february there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 49 mm. The it will be dry 3 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 19 days in february.

Climate East Canada march

On average, it is maximum 1° in march in East Canada and at least around -7° degrees. In march there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 46 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 14 days in march.

Climate East Canada april

On average, it is maximum 9° in april in East Canada and at least around 1° degrees. In april there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 5 days in april.

Climate East Canada may

On average, it is maximum 18° in may in East Canada and at least around 7° degrees. In may there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Canada.

Climate East Canada june

On average, it is maximum 22° in june in East Canada and at least around 11° degrees. In june there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Canada.

Climate East Canada july

On average, it is maximum 25° in july in East Canada and at least around 14° degrees. In july there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 54 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Canada.

Climate East Canada august

On average, it is maximum 24° in august in East Canada and at least around 14° degrees. In august there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 56 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Canada.

Climate East Canada september

On average, it is maximum 20° in september in East Canada and at least around 10° degrees. In september there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 46 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Canada.

Climate East Canada october

On average, it is maximum 12° in october in East Canada and at least around 5° degrees. In october there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 63 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 1 day in october.

Climate East Canada november

On average, it is maximum 5° in november in East Canada and at least around -2° degrees. In november there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 50 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 7 days in november.

Climate East Canada december

On average, it is maximum -3° in december in East Canada and at least around -8° degrees. In december there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 61 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 17 days in december.

Climate Northwest Canada

Northwest Canada has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Northwest Canada is 2° degrees and there is about 204 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 154 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 2.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day -10°C -8°C -5°C 1°C 11°C 15°C 17°C 15°C 9°C 1°C -8°C -11°C
Night -16°C -17°C -15°C -7°C 1°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 2°C -3°C -13°C -16°C
Precip 18
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10
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10
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11
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12
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23
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23
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30
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21
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18
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16
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12
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Rain
days
6 6 10 10 11 14 14 15 14 11 7 6
Snow
days
19 15 18 13 2 0 0 0 2 12 20 17
Dry
days
6 7 3 7 18 16 17 16 14 8 3 8
Sun hours
per day
3 5 5 8 13 13 13 11 8 6 3 3
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 1 1 1 2 3 4 4 3 2 2 1 2
Climate data from: Whitehorse


Climate Northwest Canada january

On average, it is maximum -10° in january in Northwest Canada and at least around -16° degrees. In january there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 19 days in january.

Climate Northwest Canada february

On average, it is maximum -8° in february in Northwest Canada and at least around -17° degrees. In february there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 15 days in february.

Climate Northwest Canada march

On average, it is maximum -5° in march in Northwest Canada and at least around -15° degrees. In march there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm. The it will be dry 3 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 18 days in march.

Climate Northwest Canada april

On average, it is maximum 1° in april in Northwest Canada and at least around -7° degrees. In april there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 13 days in april.

Climate Northwest Canada may

On average, it is maximum 11° in may in Northwest Canada and at least around 1° degrees. In may there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 2 days in may.

Climate Northwest Canada june

On average, it is maximum 15° in june in Northwest Canada and at least around 5° degrees. In june there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Canada.

Climate Northwest Canada july

On average, it is maximum 17° in july in Northwest Canada and at least around 7° degrees. In july there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Canada.

Climate Northwest Canada august

On average, it is maximum 15° in august in Northwest Canada and at least around 6° degrees. In august there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Canada.

Climate Northwest Canada september

On average, it is maximum 9° in september in Northwest Canada and at least around 2° degrees. In september there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 2 days in september.

Climate Northwest Canada october

On average, it is maximum 1° in october in Northwest Canada and at least around -3° degrees. In october there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 12 days in october.

Climate Northwest Canada november

On average, it is maximum -8° in november in Northwest Canada and at least around -13° degrees. In november there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm. The it will be dry 3 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 20 days in november.

Climate Northwest Canada december

On average, it is maximum -11° in december in Northwest Canada and at least around -16° degrees. In december there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 17 days in december.

Climate North Canada

North Canada has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for North Canada is -5° degrees and there is about 156 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 229 days a year with an average humidity of 83% and an UV-index of 2.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day -20°C -21°C -16°C -9°C -2°C 6°C 11°C 10°C 4°C -3°C -9°C -15°C
Night -25°C -27°C -24°C -18°C -9°C 1°C 6°C 6°C 1°C -6°C -13°C -19°C
Precip 5
mm
6
mm
8
mm
8
mm
12
mm
17
mm
19
mm
27
mm
21
mm
15
mm
10
mm
9
mm
Rain
days
1 1 3 3 5 9 12 11 10 3 2 2
Snow
days
9 9 9 10 11 3 0 0 4 10 10 11
Dry
days
21 18 19 17 15 18 19 20 16 18 18 18
Sun hours
per day
2 3 5 7 8 11 12 9 6 4 3 1
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 2 2 1 3 3 2 2 2 2 1
Climate data from: Iqaluit


Climate North Canada january

On average, it is maximum -20° in january in North Canada and at least around -25° degrees. In january there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 5 mm. The it will be dry 21 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 9 days in january.

Climate North Canada february

On average, it is maximum -21° in february in North Canada and at least around -27° degrees. In february there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 6 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 9 days in february.

Climate North Canada march

On average, it is maximum -16° in march in North Canada and at least around -24° degrees. In march there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm. The it will be dry 19 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 9 days in march.

Climate North Canada april

On average, it is maximum -9° in april in North Canada and at least around -18° degrees. In april there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm. The it will be dry 17 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 10 days in april.

Climate North Canada may

On average, it is maximum -2° in may in North Canada and at least around -9° degrees. In may there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 11 days in may.

Climate North Canada june

On average, it is maximum 6° in june in North Canada and at least around 1° degrees. In june there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 3 days in june.

Climate North Canada july

On average, it is maximum 11° in july in North Canada and at least around 6° degrees. In july there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Canada.

Climate North Canada august

On average, it is maximum 10° in august in North Canada and at least around 6° degrees. In august there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Canada.

Climate North Canada september

On average, it is maximum 4° in september in North Canada and at least around 1° degrees. In september there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm. The it will be dry 16 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 4 days in september.

Climate North Canada october

On average, it is maximum -3° in october in North Canada and at least around -6° degrees. In october there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 10 days in october.

Climate North Canada november

On average, it is maximum -9° in november in North Canada and at least around -13° degrees. In november there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 10 days in november.

Climate North Canada december

On average, it is maximum -15° in december in North Canada and at least around -19° degrees. In december there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in Canada and on average, it snows 11 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Canada

The weather for Ottawa in Canada will be 5° till 14° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Canada is based on the weather in Ottawa.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Snow Wind UV
Th
29 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 5°C -1°C 0.1 mm 20% 0 cm 3m/s 2
Fr
30 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 3°C -4°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 3m/s 3
Sa
31 Oct
Licht bewolkt 5°C -4°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 2m/s 4
Su
1 Nov
Bewolkt 8°C -1°C 2.4 mm 70% 0 cm 5m/s 1
Mo
2 Nov
Natte sneeuw 1°C -5°C 3.5 mm 90% 2.6 cm 6m/s 2
Tu
3 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 0°C -6°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 3m/s 3
We
4 Nov
Wisselend bewolkt 8°C -4°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 3m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Snow Wind UV
Th
5 Nov
Wisselend bewolkt 12°C 3°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 3m/s 3
Fr
6 Nov
Bewolkt 12°C 5°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 3m/s 1
Sa
7 Nov
Bewolkt 13°C 5°C 1.8 mm 65% 0 cm 4m/s 1
Su
8 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 5°C 0°C 0.3 mm 20% 0 cm 4m/s 2
Mo
9 Nov
Bewolkt 13°C 2°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 3m/s 1
Tu
10 Nov
Regen 14°C 2°C 11 mm 90% 0 cm 4m/s 1
We
11 Nov
Bewolkt 9°C 1°C 2.4 mm 70% 0 cm 4m/s 1

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  • Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
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  • Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport
    Ottawa
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    Calgary
  • Edmonton International Airport
    Edmonton
  • John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport
    Hamilton
  • Winnipeg / James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
    Winnipeg

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About Canada

Canada is in the continental part North America and the capital is Ottawa. The total surface is 9.984.670 km² with 202.080 km of coastline and the population consists of 37.149.200 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 37x bigger than New Zealand. If you want to call Canada you have to use +1 or 001 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +15012457809 or 0015012457809.

Canada is in a straight line at 13.104 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 15 hours55.

Currency Canada

In Canada the Canadian dollar is used to pay.

Exchange rate Canadian dollar (CAD) 29 october 2020

1 Canadian dollar = 1,13 New Zealand dollar
100 Canadian dollar = 113,17 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 0,88 Canadian dollar
100 New Zealand dollar = 88,36 Canadian dollar

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Time difference Canada

In Canada it is now 09:41 o’clock in the morning on wednesday 28 october 2020. That is 17 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Canada is America/Toronto and the Greenwich time is UTC-04.

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