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Canada in December


Canada in December : Travel budget & tourist seasons.


Budget your trip depending on your departure time.

Beyond the tourist season (low, medium or high season) of the destination country, prices of your flight, hotel or all-inclusive stays may also vary depending on the demand in your country (our rates are evaluated from western Europe).

Thus, from western Europe, a stay will often be more expensive for a start during the school holidays.

In December, here's what you can expect on average:

  • All-inclusive stays: 1830 € / week

  • Round-trip flight: 700 €

  • Tourist season: low



Climate in December, picked destinations



Canada in DecemberIn December, weather conditions in Canada make it a relatively bad trip destination. Among our chosen destinations (see below), the average temperatures you'll face in December would be between -8.1°C and -0.6°C, with exceptional possible peaks as low as -48°C and high as 21°C as observed in previous years.

Depending on your exact destination, you can face more or less rain, the average amount of rain observed during December in Canada is 83 mm and you can have between 5 and 22 rainy days. If you want to avoid rain, your preferred destination could be Calgary.

Note that the gap in temperature between the different areas in the country is high and the number of rainy days can vary, therefore you should pick your destination carefully if you decide to go in Canada in December.

Based on weather conditions, our advice for one of the best destinations in Canada during December is Halifax.


Click on the name of a city to read more details about it, have more climate data history and see weather forecasts.


CitySunlight
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Average T
min (°C)
Average T
max (°C)
Record T
min (°C)
Record T
max (°C)
Precipitations
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Wet daysRating
Calgary3-11-1-3012105
Halifax3-53-261813615
Montreal2-12-5-36138017
Niagara Falls2-15-19216513
Ottawa2-12-3-37146514
Quebec2-12-5-36138017
Toronto2-52-30176513
Vancouver237-131722322
Winnipeg3-18-8-48132211

Canada: Climate & Weather


The Canadian climate is strongly influenced by the latitude of each area concerned. The further north you go the lower the temperatures will go too.

The year is separated into four seasons, more or less defined according to the area. Along the coasts there is more humidity whereas the interior plains are much dryer.

July and August are the hottest months with temperatures reaching above 20°C.

Winter can be long and harsh with temperatures dropping to –20°C in January.

All the seasons have their charm so choosing the perfect time to visit is difficult. Winter is great for skiing, July and August for camping, spring and autumn for the spectacular foliage and views as well as the peace and quiet.
 

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