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Toronto in February - Weather and Event Guide

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February Weather in Toronto

February weather in Toronto is cold - colder than New York City but not quite as cold as Montreal. The weather is probably comparable to that of Chicago.
  • February average: -5ºC / 23ºF
  • February average high: -1ºC / 30ºF
  • February average low: -10ºC / 14ºF
Don't underestimate how cold it can get in Toronto. Non-freezing days are possible, but people - especially kids - who are ill prepared for wet, cold, snowy conditions will be miserable. Read up on how to dress warm in winter.

What to Pack for Toronto in February:

  • Warm, waterproof clothing; sweaters, hoodies, heavy jacket
  • Hat, scarf, mits or gloves
  • Closed-toe shoes; warm water-proof boots

Toronto in February Perks:

  • February is low season for visitors to Toronto, so lots of hotels offer great deals and good theater tickets may be more plentiful. See Toronto Theater Listings.
  • If you like winter activities (snow shoeing, skating, skiing, etc), February may be just your month.

Toronto in February Cons:

  • Cold and snow.

Good to Know about Toronto in February:

  • The third Monday of February is a public (or, statutory) holiday called Family Day.

Toronto in February - Getting out of the Cold:

  • Shopping is a good way to occupy your time on a freezing cold day. The Eaton Center is but one of many indoor shopping malls and connects to Toronto's underground PATH of shops. See Toronto's Best Places to Shop for more info.
  • Toronto's Museums and Galleries offers respite from cold winter weather.

Toronto in February - Getting out of the City:

  • Day trips out of Toronto - within 2 hours of Toronto, there are plenty of interesting, historic towns to visit or major tourist attractions, like Niagara Falls.

Toronto in February Highlights:

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