Best Time To Visit St. Johns, Canada

Best Time To Go To St. Johns

The weather in St. John’s, Newfoundland is always pleasant and travelling to the city is possible throughout the year. However, summers tend to be more habitable with the climate being warm along with the minimum annual rainfall. The winters tend to be very cold with a significant drop in the temperature, sometimes even below zero degree Celsius.

  • Spring (April – May) – The spring months in St. John’s are pleasant with relatively high temperatures. The temperature, however, stays below 10 degrees Celsius for these months and there is a considerable amount of rainfall between 120 to 130mm. The spring comes with an entourage of icebergs and whales and can be spotted by taking a boat tour.
  • Summer (June – August) – The summer months in St. Johns are the warmest with average temperatures fluctuating between 10 – 15 degree Celsius. The summer months see the lowest rainfall, about 75mm as compared to the other months. The summer months bring the city back to life with a plethora of activities.
  • Fall (September – October) -  The fall in St. John is a crisper version of the summer. The temperatures start to fall and remain between 7 to 12 degrees. There is an increase in the rainfall, measuring about 136mm at an average. Yet the fall is considered as the hiking season and campers continue to flock to the National Parks to enjoy the fall foliage.
  • Winter (November – March) – The winter months in St. Johns see a significant drop in the mercury, and the season comes with generous amounts of snowfall that paints the town white and opens up a plethora of activities Skiing and snowboarding and snowmobiling.

To conclude, the best time ti visit depends on the purpose of your trip. Spring and summer seasons are best for sightseeing and trekking, fall for camping and winters for winter sports.

On an average, the best time to visit would be the summers, as the weather is pleasant, with less rainfall and there are various activities hosted by the town one can indulge into and many summer music festivals and cultural events one can take part in.

Climate in St. Johns

Know weather for your travel dates:

18-Jun-2018
Today 18 Jun

56

47

Dangerously windy until evening and light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

Wind:9.77 m/s

Humidity:88%

Precipitation:0.55%

  • Tue 19 Jun
    60 | 47

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Wed 20 Jun
    60 | 48

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 21 Jun
    60 | 49

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Fri 22 Jun
    64 | 49

    Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

  • Sat 23 Jun
    59 | 54

    Overcast throughout the day and breezy starting in the evening.

  • Sun 24 Jun
    61 | 42

    Rain overnight.

Month wise Weather in St. Johns

Average Temperature in St. Johns by month

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

Average temperature: 24℉

Minimum temperature: 5℉

Maximum temperature: 45℉

Feb

Average temperature: 24℉

Minimum temperature: -0℉

Maximum temperature: 46℉

Mar

Average temperature: 28℉

Minimum temperature: 7℉

Maximum temperature: 46℉

Apr

Average temperature: 35℉

Minimum temperature: 23℉

Maximum temperature: 55℉

May

Average temperature: 40℉

Minimum temperature: 27℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

Jun

Average temperature: 54℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 75℉

Jul

Average temperature: 61℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 79℉

Aug

Average temperature: 60℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Sep

Average temperature: 55℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Oct

Average temperature: 46℉

Minimum temperature: 28℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Nov

Average temperature: 35℉

Minimum temperature: 19℉

Maximum temperature: 61℉

Dec

Average temperature: 25℉

Minimum temperature: 3℉

Maximum temperature: 39℉

Highest temperature in St. Johns is recorded as 78.8℉ in July.

Lowest temperature in St. Johns is recorded as -0.4℉ in February.

Average Rain in St. Johns by Month (in mm)

  • 160
  • 120
  • 80
  • 40 0
Jan

Average Rain: 109.29 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 747.86 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 57.46 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 255.48 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 97.7 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1018.82 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 106.58 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1018.82 mm

May

Average Rain: 26.62 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 193.55 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 70.97 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 623.99 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 81.02 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 648.8 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 87.66 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 596.13 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 136.56 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 987.86 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 23.23 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 130.09 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 81.76 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 641.06 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 105.89 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 867.1 mm

Maximum rain recorded in St. Johns is 1018.82 mm in March and April.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in St. Johns is October.

Average Humidity in St. Johns by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 84%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Feb

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Mar

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 98%

Apr

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 98%

May

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 55%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Jun

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 56%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Jul

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Aug

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Sep

Average Humidity: 84%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Oct

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Nov

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Dec

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Most humid month in St. Johns is April.

Least humid month in St. Johns is July.

Best time to visit St. Johns Attractions in June

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