Best time to visit Ottawa

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Ottawa by month

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When is the best time to visit Ottawa?

The best time to visit 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 Ottawa-6
  • -4°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Ottawa-4
  • 2°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Ottawa2
  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Ottawa11
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Ottawa18
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Ottawa23
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Ottawa26
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Ottawa25
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Ottawa20
  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Ottawa13
  • 5°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Ottawa5
  • -4°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Ottawa-4

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The weather guide for Ontario (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 Ottawa?

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

Which month has the most rain in Ottawa?

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

When is it sunniest in Ottawa?

The sunniest time of year in Ottawa 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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