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

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The weather guide for Nova Scotia 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 Nova Scotia?

The hottest time of year in Halifax, Nova Scotia is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 22°C.

Which month has the most rain in Nova Scotia?

In terms of rainfall, December is usually the wettest month in Halifax, Nova Scotia with 160mm on average. There are normally 15 days in December with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Nova Scotia?

The sunniest time of year in Halifax, Nova Scotia is normally August with bright sunshine on average for 49% of daylight hours; that's 7 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Nova Scotia?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Halifax, Nova Scotia in August when the water temperature reaches 17°C.

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Compare Nova Scotia weather with the USA

Below the Nova Scotia weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Nova Scotia, Canada (Halifax) and the USA (Washington).

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Tropical storm risk: Nova Scotia, Canada hurricane season

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The Nova Scotia, Canada tropical storm risk chart above shows the hurricane season for Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The chart was processed from data supplied by the US Meteorological Agency (NOAA). Find out more about our data sources.

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