Best time to visit the Northwest Territories

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Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in the Northwest Territories. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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When is the best time to visit Northwest Territories?

The best time to visit Northwest Territories (Yellowknife) is July based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • -24°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Northwest Territories (Yellowknife)-24
    Jan
  • -20°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Northwest Territories (Yellowknife)-20
    Feb
  • -13°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Northwest Territories (Yellowknife)-13
    Mar
  • -1°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Northwest Territories (Yellowknife)-1
    Apr
  • 10°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Northwest Territories (Yellowknife)10
    May
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Northwest Territories (Yellowknife)18
    Jun
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Northwest Territories (Yellowknife)21
    Jul
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Northwest Territories (Yellowknife)18
    Aug
  • 10°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Northwest Territories (Yellowknife)10
    Sep
  • 1°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Northwest Territories (Yellowknife)1
    Oct
  • -11°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Northwest Territories (Yellowknife)-11
    Nov
  • -20°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Northwest Territories (Yellowknife)-20
    Dec

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The weather guide for Northwest Territories (Yellowknife) 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 the Northwest Territories?

The hottest time of year in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 21°C.

Which month has the most rain in the Northwest Territories?

In terms of rainfall, August is usually the wettest month in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories with 42mm on average. There are normally 10 days in August with some rain.

When is it sunniest in the Northwest Territories?

The sunniest time of year in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories is normally June with bright sunshine on average for 63% of daylight hours; that's 13 hours of sunshine per day.

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