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January is the peak of Toronto’s long winter season and is also one of the two coldest months of the year. The average high temperature measures in at 32°F (0°C) while the average low temperature is a chilly 23°F (-5°C). As is characteristic of Canadian winters, January, and the rest of winter for that matter, only receives an average of 3 hours of sunshine per day.
In February, the temperatures remain the same thus tying with January for the coldest months of the year.
March sees temperatures rising to an average high and average low temperature of 39°F (4°C) and 28°F (-2°C) respectively.
Toronto Weather in April: The first month of spring arrives in April and brings with it lovely spring showers. As such, April is a generally rainy month with an average precipitation rate of 50 mm. The average high temperature climbs to 48°F (9°C) while the average low temperature makes a huge jump upwards to 41°F (5°C).
In May, temperatures take make another steep climb to 63°F (17°C) for an average high and 50°F (10°C) for an average low. May also signals the end of Toronto’s short spring season.
June brings with it the summer season and high temperatures of 72°F (22°C). The average low temperature holds steady at 50°F (10°C).
In July, Toronto receives the most rainfall annually with about 60 mm of rain falling across the span of 13 days. July also receives the most daylight out of the year, 11 hours per day, and the warmest weather. The average high temperature hits 77°F (25°C) while the average low temperature climbs to 63°F (17°C).
August is the end of Toronto’s summer and averages about 10 hours of sunshine daily. The average high temperature decreases by a few degrees to 75°F (24°C). On the other hand, the average low temperature remains the same at 63°F (17°C).
Toronto Weather in September: Autumn begins in September with a decrease in average high temperatures and average low temperatures. These temperatures hover at 72°F (22°C) and 55°F (13°C) respectively.
In October the average high temperature drops by over 10 degrees to 57°F (14°C) while the average low temperature decreases to 46°F (8°C). A moderate amount of rain can also be expected as precipitation levels reach 40 mm for this month.
November marks the beginning of Toronto’s long drawn winter season. The average high temperature drops significantly to 46°F (8°C) along with the average low temperature which sinks to 36°F (2°C).
Toronto Weather in December: The driest month of the year is December with rainfall averaging at 20 mm. It is also the third coldest month of the year with the average high and average low temperatures measuring in at 34°F (1°C) and 27°F (-3°C) respectively.
For the best deals and less tourists to contend with, one of the best times to visit Toronto is between April and May. If you’re after the most popular festivals in Toronto’s repertoire of events, the best time to head to Toronto is in June. Most festivals kick off in June, coinciding with the start of the summer season. Those who want to participate in Toronto’s International Film Festival should come in September while art fairs are plentiful in October. Ready for winter activities and sports? Come during the start of Toronto’s winter - November.
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