Canada: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Discover the perfect time to go to Canada from average weather conditions in many locations like Sept-Îles or Victoria, on this page.

Best time to go to North America?

When is the best time to go to Canada?

When is the best time to go to Canada? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months to go to Ottawa are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Ottawa are July and August, and the coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are April, May, June, July, August and October
  • The cities with the best climate are Ottawa, Quebec City, Toronto (Ontario), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Prince Albert (Saskatchewan), Regina, Gatineau, Kamloops, Kelowna, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Orillia, Penticton and Saskatoon, with good weather at least 5 months a year
  • August is the best month for swimming in Halifax

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Canada for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad Canada in january
very bad Canada in february
very bad to bad* Canada in march
very bad to bad* Canada in april
very bad to good* Canada in may
very bad to good* Canada in june
very bad to perfect* Canada in july
very bad to perfect* Canada in august
very bad to good* Canada in september
very bad to tolerable* Canada in october
very bad to bad* Canada in november
very bad Canada in december

When to go to Canada by city

Ottawa

Best time to go to Ottawa

The best months to go to Ottawa are may, june, july, august and september.

Banff National Park

Best time to go to Banff National Park

The best months to go to Banff National Park are july and august.

Calgary

Best time to go to Calgary

The best months to go to Calgary are june, july, august and september.

Quebec City

Best time to go to Quebec City

The best months to go to Quebec City are may, june, july, august and september.

Toronto (Ontario)

Best time to go to Toronto (Ontario)

The best months to go to Toronto (Ontario) are may, june, july, august and september.


Climate and Weather in Canada

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Temperatures and rainfall in Canada

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Canada and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Ottawa, Banff National Park, Calgary, Quebec City and Toronto (Ontario), as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Canada

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cities in Canada

About Canada

What can I do in Canada?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife


Is this weather information for Canada reliable?

Climate data for Canada has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Canada allows us to determine the average for each month in Ottawa, Banff National Park, Calgary, Quebec City, Toronto (Ontario), Vancouver (British Columbia), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Churchill, and 77 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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