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Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Canada. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Canada (Ottawa) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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When is the best time to go to Canada?

The best time to go to Canada (Ottawa) is July based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • -6°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Canada (Ottawa)-6
  • -4°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Canada (Ottawa)-4
  • 2°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Canada (Ottawa)2
  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Canada (Ottawa)11
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Canada (Ottawa)18
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Canada (Ottawa)23
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Canada (Ottawa)26
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Canada (Ottawa)25
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Canada (Ottawa)20
  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Canada (Ottawa)13
  • 5°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Canada (Ottawa)5
  • -4°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Canada (Ottawa)-4

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More about Canada

Which is the hottest month in Canada?

The hottest time of year in Ottawa, Canada is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 26°C with low heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Canada?

In terms of rainfall, July is usually the wettest month in Ottawa, Canada with 88mm on average. There are normally 11 days in July with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Canada?

The sunniest time of year in Ottawa, Canada is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 59% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the flight time to Canada from the UK?

The flight time to Canada from the UK is typically 7 to 13.5 hours.

What is the time difference between Canada and the UK?

The time difference between Canada and the UK is GMT-3.5 to GMT-8 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Canada?

The main languages spoken in Canada are English and French.

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What is the currency in Canada?

The currency in Canada is the Canadian Dollar (CAD).

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Which plugs are used in Canada?

Canada uses electrical plug type A + B (120 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Canada?

They drive on the right side of the road in Canada.

Do you need a visa for Canada?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Canada.

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Compare Canada weather with the USA

Below the Canada weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Canada (Ottawa) and the USA (Washington).

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