What’s Canada’s climate like?

Canada is the second largest country in the world so it has a variety of climates. The northern part of Canada is extremely cold, with summer lasting less than two months, but almost all Canadians live near the southern border where the weather is warmer.

The climate around Vancouver, on Canada’s west coast, is rainy and temperate. It rarely snows except in the mountains. High temperatures in summer are around 22° and in winter around 7°. It rains in Vancouver almost half the days in winter but much the summer has more sunshine.

Near Toronto, the climate is continental. Winters are cold and snowy. Summers are hot and humid. High temperatures in summer are around 26° and in winter 0°. It rains on average 7 days a month year-round.

The climate of Canada is varied, and there will be big differences in weather on any given day from one part of the country to another. If you’re planning to go to Canada, it’s a good idea to check the climate in the area you’ll be visiting.

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