Coldest Canadian Cities in Winter
Winnipeg has the coldest winter weather of any major Canadian city. Other chilly centres during the three winter months are located in the prairie provinces and Quebec. Seven large cities in Canada have average daily temperatures during winter of less than -10 °C (14 °F).
Major cities included in the weather rankings are the 26 Canadian metropolitan areas with the largest populations, according to Statistics Canada's 2006 census.
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Average daily high and low temperatures during winter span about ten degrees Celsius in Canada's cities with the coldest climates. In nine of the largest 25 cities, the temperature never gets above -4.0 °C (24.8 °F) on a typical winter's day.
Fewest Winter Thaws
Although temperatures do fluctuate from the averages, several major cities in Quebec, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta rarely have a complete day of thawing from December to February.