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Weather

Here is what you can likely expect in terms of weather if you settle in this part of Canada:

Spring

Spring in Canada runs from March 21st through to June 20th. Spring is the season when the snow melts and there is a lot of rain. While the days become warmer, the nights remain cool.

What to wear:

  • Long sleeved shirts
  • Thick Pants
  • Warm Socks
  • Sweaters
  • Light weight spring jacket
  • Rain Gear, Water Repellent Footwear and an umbrella   

Summer

Summer in Canada runs from June 21st through to Sept. 20th. Temperatures can reach 30 degrees Celsius or higher during the summer months as the weather becomes hot and dry. Humidity can also be quite high during this season and thunderstorms can occur. Most regions experience mosquitoes in late spring or early summer with black fly season beginning during the same period in many areas.

What to wear:

  • Light pants or shorts 
  • Short-sleeved shirts
  • Light jacket
  • Sandals
  • Light shoes
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen to exposed skin to prevent sunburn
  • Rain Gear
  • Umbrella
  • Mosquito and black fly repellant

 

Autumn

Autumn in Canada runs from Sept. 21st through to Dec. 20th. During that season, the days get shorter and the first frosts appear. Leaves turn from green to red, yellow and brown before they fall from the trees. The weather during autumn can be rainy or dry, with the first snow usually coming in November.

What to wear:

  • Rain gear
  • Umbrella
  • Thick pants
  • Medium weight jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Long sleeved shirts
  • Shoes to cover the whole foot

Winter

Winter in Canada runs from Dec. 21st through to March 20th. Winter is the coldest season of the year with average temperatures being -4 degrees Celsius to -18 degrees Celsius. Snowfall usually occurs during the months of December, January and February.

What to wear:

  • Warm clothing
  • Dress in layers
  • Socks
  • Long sleeved shirts
  • Sweater
  • Long pants
  • Thick, windproof coat
  • Mittens
  • Gloves
  • Winter hat that covers your ears
  • Scarf for around your neck or across your face
  • Warm boats that are lined and/or waterproof  

 

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