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.
Channel-Port aux Basques Travel Guide
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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)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Channel-Port aux Basques (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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
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.