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Canada in August - Canada in August Weather and Event Guide


Enjoy Canada in August:

August 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 is in full swing and the days are warm and long.

August in Major Canadian Cities:

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Average August Temperature (Low / High):

  • Vancouver, BC: 55 / 72ºFahrenheit (13 / 22ºCelsius)
  • Edmonton, AB: 46 / 72ºF, (8 / 22ºC)
  • Yellowknife, NWT: 50 / 64ºF, (10 / 18ºC)
  • Inukjuak, NU: 43 / 54ºF, (6 / 12ºC)
  • Winnipeg, MB: 54 / 77ºF, (12 / 25ºC)
  • Ottawa, ON: 54 / 77ºF, (14 / 25ºC)
  • Toronto, ON: 55 / 79ºF, (13 / 26ºC)
  • Montréal:, QC: 54 / 77ºF, (14 / 25ºC)
  • Halifax, NS: 55 / 73ºF, (13 / 23ºC)
  • St. John's, NF: 51 / 68ºF, (11 / 20ºC)

August Perks:

  • 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.
  • Take advantage of the warmer weather and longer days in Canada's northern territories: the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.

August Cons:

  • Summertime is popular for tourists; expect higher travel prices and more travellers.
  • Canada isn't always cold! August can see temperatures is the 30s Celsius (86+ Fahrenheit) and some destinations, including Toronto are extremely humid.

Good to Know:

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