Best Time To Visit Kingston - Time To Go To Kingston

Kingston boasts of cooler summers and chillier winters. Lake Ontario adds some measure of moderation in the climate of the city. Hold on to your cap as the city is known to be one of the windiest cities in Canada.

While planning your trip to Kingston, keep in mind that winters can be harsh and should be best avoided. So plan your Kingston holidays when the temperature here is warmer and more welcome.

  • Winters: Kingston winters see even high temperatures routinely below zero from mid-December through to the end of February, making that season a poor time to visit.
  • Summer: Summer months, namely June to August is the best time to visit Kingston.

Precipitation is fairly consistent around the year with winter snow slightly increasing rainfall. Spring is a rainy season in most parts of Ontario.

Climate in Kingston

Know weather for your travel dates:

20-Oct-2018
Today 20 Oct

41

35

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:4.65 m/s

Humidity:57%

Precipitation:0.01%

  • Sun 21 Oct
    48 | 42

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Mon 22 Oct
    51 | 36

    Light rain until afternoon.

  • Tue 23 Oct
    42 | 29

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Wed 24 Oct
    41 | 27

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Thu 25 Oct
    41 | 35

    Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

  • Fri 26 Oct
    51 | 37

    Mostly cloudy until evening.

Month wise Weather in Kingston

Average Temperature in Kingston by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 28℉

Minimum temperature: -2℉

Maximum temperature: 46℉

Feb

Average temperature: 29℉

Minimum temperature: 9℉

Maximum temperature: 55℉

Mar

Average temperature: 27℉

Minimum temperature: 1℉

Maximum temperature: 55℉

Apr

Average temperature: 45℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 66℉

May

Average temperature: 53℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Jun

Average temperature: 63℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Jul

Average temperature: 68℉

Minimum temperature: 52℉

Maximum temperature: 79℉

Aug

Average temperature: 66℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Sep

Average temperature: 62℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Oct

Average temperature: 55℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Nov

Average temperature: 38℉

Minimum temperature: 16℉

Maximum temperature: 57℉

Dec

Average temperature: 30℉

Minimum temperature: -2℉

Maximum temperature: 50℉

Highest temperature in Kingston is recorded as 80.6℉ in June, August and September.

Lowest temperature in Kingston is recorded as -2.2℉ in January and December.

Average Rain in Kingston by Month (in mm)

  • 120
  • 90
  • 60
  • 30 0
Jan

Average Rain: 43.75 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 295.72 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 36.61 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 267.86 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 39.55 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 303.46 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 88.05 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 641.06 mm

May

Average Rain: 107.09 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 749.44 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 88.16 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 882.58 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 79.42 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1015.72 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 61.78 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 495.48 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 29.42 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 249.27 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 123.17 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1054.43 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 64.77 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 382.46 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 46.25 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 195.07 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Kingston is 1054.43 mm in October.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Kingston is September.

Average Humidity in Kingston by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Feb

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Mar

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 45%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Apr

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 51%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

May

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 51%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Jun

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Jul

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Aug

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Sep

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Oct

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Nov

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 55%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Dec

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 56%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Most humid month in Kingston is September.

Least humid month in Kingston is March.

Best time to visit Kingston Attractions in October

  • Best time to visit Fort Henry in Kingston
    • Everyday : 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Kingston Waterfront in Kingston
    • Everyday : 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Correctional Service Of Canada Museum in Kingston
    • Monday - Friday : 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
    • Saturday, Sunday : 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Best time to visit City Hall in Kingston
    • Saturday, Sunday : Closed
    • Monday - Friday : 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM