Montreal Weather - Winter
Montreal weather in winter is cold and snowy - colder and snowier than, say, Toronto or NYC. The cold in Montreal can be especially biting because of the wind-chill factor.
Snowfall usually begins in November and continues through March with an average of 218 cm (86 in) of snowfall during this time.
Sidewalks can get quite icy during the winter, so proper footwear is recommended.
Other items visitors may want to pack are warm, waterproof clothing and accessories like hat, mitts, scarf, sunglasses (glare from snow can be blinding), umbrella. Read more about How to Dress for Winter.
Average Montreal Temperatures for JanuaryAverage temperature: -6ºC / 21ºF
Average high: -2ºC / 28ºF
Average low: -10ºC / 14ºF
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Montreal Weather - Spring
Montreal has a short, mild spring, similar to Toronto's. Visitors can expect at least some rain about 11 days out of 30 in April. Montreal may see drastic swings in temperatures, so a sudden snowstorm in April is not unheard of, but a thunderstorm is more common.
From the end of March to mid-June, visitors should pack a variety of clothes - layering is always best - as are waterproof jackets and shoes and an umbrella.
Average Montreal Temperatures for AprilAverage temperature: 6ºC / 43ºF
Average high: 11ºC / 52ºF
Average low: 1ºC / 34ºF
Montreal Weather - Summer
Be sure to pack shorts, t-shirts, sandals, a light jacket for evening and an umbrella.
Average Montreal Temperatures for JulyAverage July temperature: 21ºC / 68ºF
July average high: 24ºC / 80ºF
July average low: 16ºC / 60ºF
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Montreal Weather - Fall
Temperatures rarely dip below zero, but you'll want to bring a warm jacket, as more often than not, the temperature won't reach double digits.
Cool fall weather means gorgeous foliage and Montreal is a prime spot for viewing.
Average Montreal Temperatures for OctoberAverage October temperature: 9ºC / 48ºF
October average high: 14ºC / 57ºF
October average low: 4ºC / 39ºF