Canada enjoys the best of both worlds when it comes to weather. Our summers are generally hot and sunny and our winters are rainy, foggy, windy, cold and snowy. There is no hiding it and why should we? The hot summers and snowy winters provides Canadians with two exciting adventure seasons. How hot and how cold depends on where you are in Canada, the time of the year and what activities are you enjoying.
the hottest regions in Canada during the summer are in the southern regions of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba... and in the central interior of British Columbia. Temperatures reach highs of mid 30 to 40+ degrees Celsius. Peak months are June, July and August.
the coldest regions in Canada during the winter are in the Northwest Territory, the Yukon Territory and Nunavut. Temperatures can reach as low as -40 to -60 degrees Celsius. Peak months January, February and March.
the wettest regions in Canada are located on the west coast of British Columbia. Heavy rains are most prominent during the late fall and late spring seasons. Rainfall reaches highs of 3000+ millimetres of rain a year in some areas.
the snowiest regions in Canada are in the northern mountain communities of British Columbia. The highest annual snowfall recorded in Canada was 1471 centimetres (48 feet) on Mount Fidelity in British Columbia.
the sunniest regions in Canada are in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Annually there are communities which receive over 300+ days of sunshine.
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