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When is the best time to visit Canada?

The best time to visit Canada (Ottawa) is July based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • -6°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Canada (Ottawa)-6
  • -4°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Canada (Ottawa)-4
  • 2°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Canada (Ottawa)2
  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Canada (Ottawa)11
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Canada (Ottawa)18
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Canada (Ottawa)23
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Canada (Ottawa)26
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Canada (Ottawa)25
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Canada (Ottawa)20
  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Canada (Ottawa)13
  • 5°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Canada (Ottawa)5
  • -4°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Canada (Ottawa)-4

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The weather guide for Canada (Ottawa) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Canada?

The hottest time of year in Ottawa, Canada is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 26°C with low heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Canada?

In terms of rainfall, July is usually the wettest month in Ottawa, Canada with 88mm on average. There are normally 11 days in July with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Canada?

The sunniest time of year in Ottawa, Canada is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 59% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

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