July in CanadaJuly is a great time to visit Canada, especially for lovers of the outdoors, which Canada of course has in abundance. Canada offers some of the best hiking, boating, camping and fishing destinations.
The complete gamut of summer festivals, including Canada's biggest birthday party - Canada Day - is in full swing and the days are warm and long.
July in Major Canadian Cities:
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Average July Temperature (Low / High):
- Vancouver, BC: 55 / 72ºFahrenheit (13 / 22ºCelsius)
- Edmonton, AB: 48 / 73ºF, (9 / 23ºC)
- Yellowknife, NWT: 54 / 70ºF, (12 / 21ºC)
- Inukjuak, NU: 41 / 55ºF, (5 / 13ºC)
- Winnipeg, MB: 55 / 79ºF, (13 / 26ºC)
- Ottawa, ON: 59 / 79ºF, (15 / 26ºC)
- Toronto, ON: 57 / 81ºF, (14 / 27ºC)
- Montréal:, QC: 59 / 79ºF, (15 / 26ºC)
- Halifax, NS: 55 / 73ºF, (13 / 23ºC)
- St. John's, NF: 51 / 68ºF, (11 / 20ºC)
- Warm summer weather means visitors can enjoy more of Canada's great outdoor offerings, such as camping and fishing.
- Some of the most popular Canadian festivals and events are under way. July 1st is Canada Day, a celebration akin to July 4th in the U.S.
- Take advantage of the warmer weather and longer days in Canada's northern territories: the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.
- Summertime is popular for tourists; expect higher travel prices and more travellers.
- Canada isn't always cold! July can see temperatures is the 30s Celsius (86+ Fahrenheit) and some destinations, including Toronto are extremely humid.
Good to Know:
- Find out about Canadian money, where to exchange currency, using ATMs, typical prices in Canada, and more.
July Highlights / Events - BC:
- Merritt Mountain Music Festival, weekend in mid-July: Merritt, BC (about 4 hours northeast of Vancouver. Camping and country music.
July Highlights / Events - Alberta, Saskatchewan, & Manitoba:
- Edmonton's Capital EX: Edmonton, Alberta
- Calgary Stampede: Calgary, Alberta
- Winnipeg Folk Festival: Winnipeg, Manitoba
- Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan, July to August: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
July Highlights / Events - Ontario & Quebec:
- The Stratford Festival (Theatre), May - October: Stratford, Ontario
- The Shaw Festival (Theatre), April - November: Niagara-on-the-Lake
- Québec City Summer Festival : Québec City, Quebec
July Highlights / Events - The Maritimes & Newfoundland and Labrador:
- New Brunswick Highland Games & Scottish Festival: Fredericton
- International Chamber Music Festival: Dalhousie, New Brunswick
- Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo: Halifax
- Atlantic Theatre Festival, July - September: Wolfville, Nova Scotia
- Gros Morne Theatre Festival, May to September: Newfoundland and Labrador