Halifax Temperatures: Averages by Month
The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Halifax, Nova Scotia during each month of the year.
The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.
Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.
To find out how often it rises over 10 or 20 °C each month in Halifax, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with frost and cold weather.
All the numbers are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010.
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Days of Hot Weather in Halifax
The hottest days in Halifax are in the low thirties Celsius (above 86 degrees Fahrenheit). But that kind of heat is uncommon. The city averages just one day over thirty degrees a year. Still, a thirty-plus day can show up anytime from May to September.
When Halifax Has Frosty Weather
Halifax typically has 131 days a year when the minimum temperature is at 0 °C or below. The average date for the last frost in spring is April 30. Frost normally returns here on October 31. The frost-free period extends for 182 days on average between the final spring frost and the first fall frost.
How Often Halifax Has Cold Temperatures
Usually Halifax's chilliest nights of winter have lows between -10 and -20 °C (14 and -4 °F). Temperatures below -20 °C can happen, but not every year. Lows of less than -30 °C (-22 °F) are not normal here.
From November to April, it can remain below freezing here all day long. Halifax typically has 47 days a year when the temperature never rises above 0 °C.
Environment Canada. Meteorological Service of Canada. Canadian Climate Normals. 1981-2010 Climate Normals & Averages.