Average weather and climate in Canada
Average winter and summer high temperatures across Canada vary according to the location. Winters can be harsh in many regions of the country, particularly in the interior and Prairie provinces, which experience a continental climate, where daily average temperatures are near -15 degrees Celcius (5 degrees Fahrenheit) but can drop below -40 degrees Celcius (-40 degrees Fahrenheit) with severe wind chills. In noncoastal regions, snow can cover the ground almost six months of the year. Coastal British Columbia enjoys a temperate climate, with a mild and rainy winter.
On the east and west coasts, average high temperatures are generally in the low 20 degrees Celcius (70 degrees Fahrenheit), while between the coasts, the average summer high temperature ranges from 25 to 30 degrees Celcius (77 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit), with occasional extreme heat in some interior locations exceeding 40 degrees Celcius (104 degrees Fahrenheit)
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Please select a city in or above the map you wish to travel to or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
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