Monthly climate in Toronto, Canada

Last updated: June 27, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Toronto features a humid continental climate (Dfb). Temperatures typically range between -4 °C (25 °F) and 22 °C (72 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to -25 °C (-12 °F) or can rise to as high as 34 °C (93 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 904 mm (35.6 inches) and receives 129 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Toronto enjoys an average of 2848 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 8 hours 57 minutes to 15 hours 23 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Toronto, Canada §

The warmest months in Toronto are June, July and August, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 19 to 22 °C (66 - 72 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, February and December, when daily mean temperatures range from -4 to -1 °C (25 - 31 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Toronto experiences 53 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 121 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Toronto, Canada. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum 12°C
(53°F)
16°C
(62°F)
19°C
(66°F)
22°C
(72°F)
30°C
(86°F)
31°C
(89°F)
34°C
(93°F)
33°C
(92°F)
33°C
(91°F)
30°C
(86°F)
22°C
(72°F)
16°C
(61°F)
Mean maximum 8°C
(47°F)
11°C
(53°F)
16°C
(61°F)
19°C
(66°F)
29°C
(84°F)
31°C
(87°F)
32°C
(90°F)
31°C
(88°F)
30°C
(85°F)
26°C
(79°F)
16°C
(61°F)
11°C
(53°F)
Average high -1°C
(31°F)
0°C
(33°F)
5°C
(41°F)
10°C
(51°F)
17°C
(63°F)
23°C
(74°F)
27°C
(80°F)
26°C
(79°F)
22°C
(72°F)
15°C
(59°F)
7°C
(45°F)
2°C
(36°F)
Daily mean -4°C
(25°F)
-3°C
(26°F)
0°C
(33°F)
6°C
(43°F)
13°C
(55°F)
19°C
(66°F)
22°C
(72°F)
21°C
(71°F)
17°C
(64°F)
11°C
(52°F)
3°C
(38°F)
-1°C
(31°F)
Average low -8°C
(18°F)
-8°C
(19°F)
-4°C
(26°F)
2°C
(36°F)
8°C
(46°F)
14°C
(57°F)
17°C
(64°F)
17°C
(62°F)
13°C
(55°F)
7°C
(45°F)
-0°C
(32°F)
-4°C
(25°F)
Mean minimum -19°C
(-3°F)
-19°C
(-1°F)
-14°C
(7°F)
-4°C
(25°F)
1°C
(34°F)
8°C
(47°F)
12°C
(55°F)
11°C
(52°F)
6°C
(43°F)
-1°C
(31°F)
-10°C
(14°F)
-14°C
(8°F)
Minimum -25°C
(-12°F)
-23°C
(-9°F)
-20°C
(-4°F)
-6°C
(22°F)
-3°C
(28°F)
3°C
(38°F)
11°C
(52°F)
9°C
(48°F)
3°C
(38°F)
-2°C
(29°F)
-15°C
(5°F)
-24°C
(-11°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Toronto, Canada §

Toronto usually has the most precipitation in April, May and October, with an average of 12 rainy days and 94 mm (3.7 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Toronto are January, Mart and September. On average, 59 mm (2.3 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Toronto, Canada. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average precipitation mm (inches) 62 (2.5) 65 (2.6) 58 (2.3) 98 (3.9) 90 (3.6) 79 (3.1) 78 (3.1) 78 (3.1) 58 (2.3) 95 (3.7) 72 (2.8) 70 (2.8)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 8 12 9 13 11 10 11 12 8 13 10 12

Monthly sunshine hours in Toronto, Canada §

The sunniest months in Toronto are June, July and August, when the sun shines an average of 11 hours 14 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Toronto: January, November and December receive an average of 4 hours 10 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Toronto, Canada. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean monthly sunshine hours 112 156 231 239 294 339 351 344 306 204 154 119
Mean daily daylight hours 9h 19m 10h 29m 11h 57m 13h 28m 14h 45m 15h 23m 15h 2m 13h 53m 12h 27m 10h 56m 9h 37m 8h 57m

Solar UV radiation in Toronto, Canada §

Toronto experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in May, July and August, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 9 - 11, which corresponds to the Very High / Extreme category of sun exposure. January, November and December are in the Low / Moderate exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 3. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Toronto UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Toronto, Canada. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (month maximum) 2 4 6 7 9 8 11 9 8 6 3 2