The best times to visit Channel-Port aux Basques for ideal weather are

July 9th to August 12th

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 Channel-Port aux Basques


Average temperatures in Channel-Port aux Basques vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 3rd 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 Channel-Port aux Basques, the hottest months are July, August, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 62.1°F (16.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 50.8°F (10.4°C) at night.

Channel-Port aux Basques Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Channel-Port aux Basques Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Channel-Port aux Basques Perceived Temperature (F)


Channel-Port aux Basques Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Channel-Port aux Basques 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 19.4 13.9 9.4
Feb 17.6 13 8.2
Mar 21.2 16 10.8
Apr 27.6 22.5 17.9
May 40.4 33.8 28.6
Jun 48.9 42.2 37.5
Jul 58.8 52.5 47.6
Aug 56.8 51 46.1
Sep 55 48.5 42.5
Oct 48.4 42.3 36.9
Nov 33.2 28 23
Dec 24.6 19.6 15.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -7 -10.1 -12.6
Feb -8 -10.6 -13.2
Mar -6 -8.9 -11.8
Apr -2.4 -5.3 -7.8
May 4.7 1 -1.9
Jun 9.4 5.7 3.1
Jul 14.9 11.4 8.7
Aug 13.8 10.6 7.8
Sep 12.8 9.2 5.8
Oct 9.1 5.7 2.7
Nov 0.7 -2.2 -5
Dec -4.1 -6.9 -9.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Channel-Port aux Basques are September, April, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid to late September. For example, on the week of September 17th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in Channel-Port aux Basques? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Channel-Port aux Basques.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Channel-Port aux Basques (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 27% 0 3.5
Feb 26% 0 3
Mar 26% 0 3
Apr 23% 0 3.2
May 27% 0 3.8
Jun 27% 0 4.7
Jul 26% 0 4.7
Aug 23% 0 4
Sep 18% 0 3.1
Oct 28% 0 4.3
Nov 34% 0 5.5
Dec 38% 0 5.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 27 0 8.9
Feb 26 0 7.6
Mar 26 0 7.6
Apr 23 0 8.1
May 27 0 9.7
Jun 27 0 11.9
Jul 26 0 11.9
Aug 23 0 10.2
Sep 18 0 7.9
Oct 28 0 10.9
Nov 34 0 14
Dec 38 0 14.2


Humidity and Wind

Channel-Port aux Basques has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (70.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (86.2%).

Wind in Channel-Port aux Basques is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 18.6 knots (21.4 MPH or 34.4 KPH) is considered “a fresh breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January where average top sustained speeds reach 30.7 knots, which is considered high wind or moderate gale winds.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Channel-Port aux Basques.

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 18.6 Strong breeze 28 Moderate gale winds
Feb 17.7 Strong breeze 27.2 Very strong breeze
Mar 13.8 Significant breeze 23.2 Moderate gale winds
Apr 11.3 Significant breeze 19.9 Strong breeze
May 10.9 Gentle breeze 17.2 Moderate gale winds
Jun 10.6 Gentle breeze 16 Significant breeze
Jul 9.3 Gentle breeze 14.5 Moderate gale winds
Aug 9.2 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Sep 10.4 Gentle breeze 15.7 Moderate gale winds
Oct 12.6 Significant breeze 19.1 Strong breeze
Nov 14.5 Significant breeze 22.1 Moderate gale winds
Dec 16.8 Significant breeze 24.9 Very strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 73.4%
Feb 73%
Mar 70.5%
Apr 74.7%
May 76.3%
Jun 80.8%
Jul 85.9%
Aug 86.2%
Sep 82.2%
Oct 78.1%
Nov 76.4%
Dec 75.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Channel-Port aux Basques?

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 Channel-Port aux Basques, NL, 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 Channel-Port aux Basques 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

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 Channel-Port aux Basques Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 43.3°F (6.3°C) and 19.5°F (-6.9°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 cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Channel-Port aux Basques, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 55.8°F (13.2°C) and 29.3°F (-1.5°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 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 Channel-Port aux Basques to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 27.5°F (-2.5°C) and 12.9°F (-10.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 12 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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