The best times to visit Cap aux Meules for ideal weather are

June 11th to September 30th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


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Weather in Cap aux Meules

Temperature

Average temperatures in Cap aux Meules vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 22nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Cap aux Meules, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 73.5°F (23.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.8°F (16°C) at night.

Cap aux Meules Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Cap aux Meules Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Cap aux Meules Perceived Temperature (F)

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Cap aux Meules Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Cap aux Meules Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 29.6 23.5 18
Feb 27.1 21.2 15.2
Mar 31.7 26 19.9
Apr 41.8 35.8 29.9
May 52.8 45.8 39
Jun 61.2 54.4 47.8
Jul 71.7 65.4 59.1
Aug 72.2 66.6 60.3
Sep 65 59.3 53
Oct 53.9 49 43.4
Nov 45 39.8 34.5
Dec 35.8 30.5 25.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -1.3 -4.7 -7.8
Feb -2.7 -6 -9.3
Mar -0.2 -3.3 -6.7
Apr 5.4 2.1 -1.2
May 11.6 7.7 3.9
Jun 16.2 12.4 8.8
Jul 22.1 18.6 15.1
Aug 22.3 19.2 15.7
Sep 18.3 15.2 11.7
Oct 12.2 9.4 6.3
Nov 7.2 4.3 1.4
Dec 2.1 -0.8 -3.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Cap aux Meules are July, September, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in Cap aux Meules? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late February and early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Cap aux Meules is often around around March 26th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Cap aux Meules.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Cap aux Meules (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 42% 3.8 4.5
Feb 30% 7.9 3.5
Mar 23% 7.8 3
Apr 24% 3.7 2.6
May 25% 0.6 3.3
Jun 24% 0 3.4
Jul 21% 0 3.1
Aug 24% 0 3.8
Sep 22% 0 3.9
Oct 30% 0 4.2
Nov 33% 1.6 4.6
Dec 44% 2.4 6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 42 9.7 11.4
Feb 30 20.1 8.9
Mar 23 19.8 7.6
Apr 24 9.4 6.6
May 25 1.5 8.4
Jun 24 0 8.6
Jul 21 0 7.9
Aug 24 0 9.7
Sep 22 0 9.9
Oct 30 0 10.7
Nov 33 4.1 11.7
Dec 44 6.1 15.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Cap aux Meules has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (71.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (75.1%).

Wind in Cap aux Meules is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 15.6 knots (17.9 MPH or 28.9 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early January where average top sustained speeds reach 25.2 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Cap aux Meules.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 15.6 Significant breeze 23.9 Very strong breeze
Feb 14 Significant breeze 21.9 Strong breeze
Mar 14.1 Significant breeze 20.8 Very strong breeze
Apr 12.9 Significant breeze 19.3 Strong breeze
May 11.6 Significant breeze 17.3 Very strong breeze
Jun 10.8 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Jul 10.4 Gentle breeze 15.5 Very strong breeze
Aug 10.6 Gentle breeze 16 Significant breeze
Sep 12.4 Significant breeze 18.8 Very strong breeze
Oct 13.5 Significant breeze 20.5 Strong breeze
Nov 14 Significant breeze 21.4 Very strong breeze
Dec 15.1 Significant breeze 23.3 Very strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 72.9%
Feb 75.1%
Mar 71.9%
Apr 72.7%
May 72.1%
Jun 75.1%
Jul 72%
Aug 71.7%
Sep 71.1%
Oct 72.2%
Nov 71.6%
Dec 73.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Cap aux Meules?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Canada; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 07, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Cap aux Meules, QC, Canada is July, followed by August and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Cap aux Meules in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 51.6 in December means 51.6% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Cap aux Meules Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 56.6°F (13.7°C) and 28.6°F (-1.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Cap aux Meules, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 67.6°F (19.8°C) and 41°F (5°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 10 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Cap aux Meules to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 39.1°F (3.9°C) and 23°F (-5°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 8 to 14 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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