Canada
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Canada

To go to Canada, the best time to visit is May through September. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and little precipitation. In Canada, July is the warmest month with 25°C and the most cold month is -7°C in January. The highest water temperature is 12°C and it does not get colder than 8°C.

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In the table below you can quickly check the average weather in Canada per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest precipitation. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate West Canada by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 5 5 8 10 14 16 19 19 16 12 7 5
Water temperature (°C) 8 8 8 8 9 10 11 12 12 11 10 8
Precipitation (mm) 155 106 148 82 46 35 17 37 69 134 217 181

Weather data from: Vancouver

Climate East Canada by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -7 -5 1 9 18 22 25 24 20 12 5 -3
Precipitation (mm) 53 49 46 53 53 52 54 56 46 63 50 61

Weather data from: Ottawa

Climate Northwest Canada by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -10 -8 -5 1 11 15 17 15 9 1 -8 -11
Precipitation (mm) 18 10 10 11 12 23 23 30 21 18 16 12

Weather data from: Whitehorse

Climate North Canada by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -20 -21 -16 -9 -2 6 11 10 4 -3 -9 -15
Precipitation (mm) 5 6 8 8 12 17 19 27 21 15 10 9

Weather data from: Iqaluit




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Canada weather

The weather for Canada over the next 14 days will be 10°C till 19° with a couple of days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

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

5-day weather forecast Canada

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Saturday
24 september
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13°C
3°C
0 mm
6 m/s
Sunday
25 september
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18°C
5°C
0 mm
4 m/s
Monday
26 september
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11°C
9°C
3.9 mm
4 m/s
Tuesday
27 september
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12°C
11°C
10.9 mm
4 m/s
Wednesday
28 september
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11°C
9°C
8.4 mm
3 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Canada


Climate Canada

Click on a region of Canada to view the climate:

West Canada (Vancouver)

West Canada has a continental climate. 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.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 5 5 8 10 14 16 19 19 16 12 7 5
Night temp. (°C) 3 2 4 6 9 11 12 13 11 8 5 2
Water temp. (°C) 8 8 8 8 9 10 11 12 12 11 10 8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 155 106 148 82 46 35 17 37 69 134 217 181
Days with rain 19 16 21 18 15 13 8 9 14 17 21 19
Days with snow 1 4 2 - - - - - - - 1 2
Dry days 11 8 8 12 16 17 23 22 16 14 8 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 6 8 10 10 11 11 9 5 4 4
Wind force (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

Weather data from: Vancouver

East Canada (Ottawa)

East Canada has a continental climate. 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.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -7 -5 1 9 18 22 25 24 20 12 5 -3
Night temp. (°C) -15 -13 -7 1 7 11 14 14 10 5 -2 -8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 53 49 46 53 53 52 54 56 46 63 50 61
Days with rain 6 6 10 14 16 15 16 15 13 15 11 8
Days with snow 19 19 14 5 - - - - - 1 7 17
Dry days 6 3 7 11 15 15 15 16 17 15 12 6
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 3 5 7 9 10 11 10 9 5 5 3
Wind force (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

Weather data from: Ottawa

Northwest Canada (Whitehorse)

Northwest Canada has a continental climate. 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.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -10 -8 -5 1 11 15 17 15 9 1 -8 -11
Night temp. (°C) -16 -17 -15 -7 1 5 7 6 2 -3 -13 -16
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 18 10 10 11 12 23 23 30 21 18 16 12
Days with rain 6 6 10 10 11 14 14 15 14 11 7 6
Days with snow 19 15 18 13 2 - - - 2 12 20 17
Dry days 6 7 3 7 18 16 17 16 14 8 3 8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 5 5 8 13 13 13 11 8 6 3 3
Wind force (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

Weather data from: Whitehorse

North Canada (Iqaluit)

North Canada has a continental climate. 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.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -20 -21 -16 -9 -2 6 11 10 4 -3 -9 -15
Night temp. (°C) -25 -27 -24 -18 -9 1 6 6 1 -6 -13 -19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 5 6 8 8 12 17 19 27 21 15 10 9
Days with rain 1 1 3 3 5 9 12 11 10 3 2 2
Days with snow 9 9 9 10 11 3 - - 4 10 10 11
Dry days 21 18 19 17 15 18 19 20 16 18 18 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 2 3 5 7 8 11 12 9 6 4 3 1
Wind force (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

Weather data from: Iqaluit

Canada weather by month

What is the average Canada weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Canada?

Canada lies in a straight line about 10,587 km from India (New Delhi → Ottawa).

How long is the flight to Canada?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Canada is approximately 13 h. 20 min.

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What are the largest airports in Canada?

These are the largest airports in Canada:

  • Billy Bishop Toronto City Centre Airport (YTZ) in Toronto
  • Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in Toronto
  • Montréal / Saint-Hubert Airport (YHU) in Montréal
  • Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) in Montréal
  • Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Vancouver
  • Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW) in Ottawa
  • Calgary International Airport (YYC) in Calgary
  • Edmonton International Airport (YEG) in Edmonton
  • John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) in Hamilton
  • Winnipeg / James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) in Winnipeg

How many inhabitants does Canada have?

Canada has 37,149,200 inhabitants.

How big is Canada?

The surface area of Canada is 9,984,670 km². It is 3,5x bigger than India.

What is the capital of Canada?

The capital of Canada is Ottawa.

What is the currency of Canada?

In Canada, the Canadian dollar (CAD) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 24 September 2022

  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.018 Canadian dollar
  • 1 Canadian dollar = 56.69 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 1.76 Canadian dollar
  • 100 Canadian dollar = 5,668.80 Indian rupee

What is the area code of Canada?

The area code to call Canada is +1.