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Climate and Weather of Montreal, Quebec

montreal-weatherAverage Daily Maximum Temperature – Minimum – Sunshine – Raindays – Snowdays – Snowdepth – Windspeed

Montreal’s climate is rather similar to Ottawa’s; Montreal is a little windier.

Montreal has a semi-continental climate, with a warm, humid summer and a very cold winter.

Winters in Montreal are severe. Snow depths of greater than 1 cm are seen on about 109 days each year compared with about 65 days in Toronto. Much greater depths of snow are also found in Montreal than Toronto.

Comparing with some other Canadian cities, snow depths of greater than 1 cm are seen on about:

10 days each year in Vancouver, 35 days in Penticton, 53 days each year in Windsor, 88 days in Calgary, 120 days in Ottawa, and 132 days in Winnipeg.

Montreal enjoys a sunny climate. Summers usually have a generous number of warm or hot sunny days. Winters are rather less sunny than in the prairie cities of Calgary and Winnipeg.

Like most places in Canada, Montreal’s day-to-day weather can be changeable throughout the year.

Montreal, Quebec

Month
of
y
Av. Daily
Max. Temp.
(°C
Av. Daily
Min.
Tep. (°C)
Av. hours
Sun
per day)
Av. Days
with
Rain
Av. Days
with
Snowfall
Av. Depth
Snow on
Ground (cm)
Av. Wind
Speed
(km per hr)
Jan. -6 -15 3.3 4 16 15 17
Feb. -4 -13 4.4 4 12 18 15
Mar. 2 -7 5.1 7 9 13 16
Apr. 11 1 5.8 11 3 1 16
May 19 8 7.4 13 0 0 14
Jun. 24 13 8.2 13 0 0 13
Jul. 26 16 8.8 12 0 0 12
Aug. 25 14 7.8 12 0 0 11
Sep. 20 9 5.8 12 0 0 12
Oct. 13 3 4.5 13 1 0 14
Nov. 5 -2 2.9 11 6 1 15
Dec. -2 -10 2.6 6 13 8 15