Nova Scotia climate guide

Temperature in Nova Scotia (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
0°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
0°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
3°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Nova Scotia (Halifax)3
8°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Nova Scotia (Halifax)8
13°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)13
18°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Nova Scotia (Halifax)18
22°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Nova Scotia (Halifax)22
22°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Nova Scotia (Halifax)22
19°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Nova Scotia (Halifax)19
13°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Nova Scotia (Halifax)13
8°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Nova Scotia (Halifax)8
2°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Nova Scotia (Halifax)2
Min temperature (night-time)
-9°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Nova Scotia (Halifax)-9
-9°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Nova Scotia (Halifax)-9
-5°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Nova Scotia (Halifax)-5
0°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
4°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)4
9°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Nova Scotia (Halifax)9
13°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Nova Scotia (Halifax)13
14°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Nova Scotia (Halifax)14
10°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Nova Scotia (Halifax)10
5°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Nova Scotia (Halifax)5
1°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Nova Scotia (Halifax)1
-6°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Nova Scotia (Halifax)-6
Sea temperature
2°C sea temperature in January in Nova Scotia (Halifax)2
0°C sea temperature in February in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
0°C sea temperature in March in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
2°C sea temperature in April in Nova Scotia (Halifax)2
5°C sea temperature in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)5
9°C sea temperature in June in Nova Scotia (Halifax)9
14°C sea temperature in July in Nova Scotia (Halifax)14
17°C sea temperature in August in Nova Scotia (Halifax)17
16°C sea temperature in September in Nova Scotia (Halifax)16
13°C sea temperature in October in Nova Scotia (Halifax)13
9°C sea temperature in November in Nova Scotia (Halifax)9
5°C sea temperature in December in Nova Scotia (Halifax)5

Sunshine & Daylight in Nova Scotia

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
3 hours of sunshine per day (37% of daylight hours) in January in Nova Scotia3
4 hours of sunshine per day (41% of daylight hours) in February in Nova Scotia4
5 hours of sunshine per day (38% of daylight hours) in March in Nova Scotia5
5 hours of sunshine per day (38% of daylight hours) in April in Nova Scotia5
6 hours of sunshine per day (42% of daylight hours) in May in Nova Scotia6
7 hours of sunshine per day (44% of daylight hours) in June in Nova Scotia7
7 hours of sunshine per day (46% of daylight hours) in July in Nova Scotia7
7 hours of sunshine per day (49% of daylight hours) in August in Nova Scotia7
6 hours of sunshine per day (47% of daylight hours) in September in Nova Scotia6
5 hours of sunshine per day (43% of daylight hours) in October in Nova Scotia5
4 hours of sunshine per day (37% of daylight hours) in November in Nova Scotia4
3 hours of sunshine per day (33% of daylight hours) in December in Nova Scotia3
Daily hours of daylight
9 hours of daylight per day in January in Nova Scotia (Halifax)9
10 hours of daylight per day in February in Nova Scotia (Halifax)10
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Nova Scotia (Halifax)12
14 hours of daylight per day in April in Nova Scotia (Halifax)14
15 hours of daylight per day in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)15
16 hours of daylight per day in June in Nova Scotia (Halifax)16
15 hours of daylight per day in July in Nova Scotia (Halifax)15
14 hours of daylight per day in August in Nova Scotia (Halifax)14
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Nova Scotia (Halifax)12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in Nova Scotia (Halifax)11
10 hours of daylight per day in November in Nova Scotia (Halifax)10
9 hours of daylight per day in December in Nova Scotia (Halifax)9

Rainfall in Nova Scotia

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
14 days with some rainfall in January in Nova Scotia (Halifax)14
12 days with some rainfall in February in Nova Scotia (Halifax)12
13 days with some rainfall in March in Nova Scotia (Halifax)13
13 days with some rainfall in April in Nova Scotia (Halifax)13
14 days with some rainfall in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)14
12 days with some rainfall in June in Nova Scotia (Halifax)12
11 days with some rainfall in July in Nova Scotia (Halifax)11
11 days with some rainfall in August in Nova Scotia (Halifax)11
10 days with some rainfall in September in Nova Scotia (Halifax)10
12 days with some rainfall in October in Nova Scotia (Halifax)12
14 days with some rainfall in November in Nova Scotia (Halifax)14
15 days with some rainfall in December in Nova Scotia (Halifax)15
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
137 mm monthly rainfall in January in Nova Scotia (Halifax)137
118 mm monthly rainfall in February in Nova Scotia (Halifax)118
121 mm monthly rainfall in March in Nova Scotia (Halifax)121
112 mm monthly rainfall in April in Nova Scotia (Halifax)112
116 mm monthly rainfall in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)116
104 mm monthly rainfall in June in Nova Scotia (Halifax)104
100 mm monthly rainfall in July in Nova Scotia (Halifax)100
107 mm monthly rainfall in August in Nova Scotia (Halifax)107
98 mm monthly rainfall in September in Nova Scotia (Halifax)98
133 mm monthly rainfall in October in Nova Scotia (Halifax)133
152 mm monthly rainfall in November in Nova Scotia (Halifax)152
160 mm monthly rainfall in December in Nova Scotia (Halifax)160

More climate for Nova Scotia

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in January in Nova Scotia (Halifax)1
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in February in Nova Scotia (Halifax)2
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in March in Nova Scotia (Halifax)3
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in April in Nova Scotia (Halifax)5
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)6
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in June in Nova Scotia (Halifax)8
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in July in Nova Scotia (Halifax)8
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in August in Nova Scotia (Halifax)7
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in September in Nova Scotia (Halifax)5
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in October in Nova Scotia (Halifax)3
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in November in Nova Scotia (Halifax)2
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in December in Nova Scotia (Halifax)1
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
No heat & humidity in February in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
No heat & humidity in March in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
No heat & humidity in April in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
No heat & humidity in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
No heat & humidity in June in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
No heat & humidity in July in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
No heat & humidity in August in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
No heat & humidity in September in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
No heat & humidity in October in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
No heat & humidity in November in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
No heat & humidity in December in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Nova Scotia, represented by Halifax, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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