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Weather: What to Pack

During Spring & Fall

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Early Spring can be quite cool in Ottawa, with daytime temperatures in March and April near or below 10°C. May brings a noticeable warmup, with daytime temperatures averaging near 20°C, which sparks an outburst of spring flowers, especially tulips. Autumn is a beautiful and invigorating time in Ottawa. Early Fall in September usually brings the first chill, when evening temperatures drop below 10°C. At the end of the month, trees begin to change to vibrant shades of red, yellow and orange. The colours usually peak in early October.

  • Warm clothing that can be layered during the day
  • Light waterproof rain coat
  • Warm coat for the evenings

During Summer

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In the Summer Months (June, July, August) Ottawa experiences warm, humid summers.With high temperatures in the range of 24°C to 30°C

  • Short sleeved shirts & shorts for the daytime
  • Short sleeved shirts & shorts for the daytime
  • Light waterproof rain coat or windbreaker

During Winter

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In the Winter Months (December, January, February) Ottawa can experience cold, snowy winters with temperature typically in the range of -2°C to -15°C. Ottawa normally receives between 45cm to 60cm of snowfall during each of these winter months.

  • Warm / Heavy coat
  • Waterproof boots / shoes
  • Gloves, scarf and warm hat