The best times to visit Hawkesbury for ideal weather are

June 11th to September 9th

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



Other Hawkesbury Travel Info

Weather in Hawkesbury


Average temperatures in Hawkesbury vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Hawkesbury, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 73.9°F (23.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.1°F (13.4°C) at night.

Hawkesbury Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Hawkesbury 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.

Hawkesbury Perceived Temperature (F)


Hawkesbury Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Hawkesbury 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 10.1 1.7 -6.2
Feb 8.9 0.1 -7.8
Mar 20.7 10.5 1.4
Apr 40.3 31 22.8
May 55.3 45.2 37
Jun 64.7 54.2 45.6
Jul 70.8 61.1 53
Aug 69.8 60.7 53.5
Sep 61.3 52.8 45.7
Oct 50.1 43.4 37.8
Nov 36.6 30.8 25.6
Dec 21.5 15.1 8.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -12.2 -16.8 -21.2
Feb -12.8 -17.7 -22.1
Mar -6.3 -11.9 -17
Apr 4.6 -0.6 -5.1
May 12.9 7.3 2.8
Jun 18.2 12.3 7.6
Jul 21.6 16.2 11.7
Aug 21 15.9 11.9
Sep 16.3 11.6 7.6
Oct 10.1 6.3 3.2
Nov 2.6 -0.7 -3.6
Dec -5.8 -9.4 -12.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hawkesbury are February, April, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.

When can you find snow in Hawkesbury? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Hawkesbury is often around around February 12th 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 Hawkesbury.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hawkesbury (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 5% 19.2 0.7
Feb 3% 22.9 0.4
Mar 8% 22.2 0.7
Apr 5% 12.9 0.6
May 14% 3 1.5
Jun 10% 1.6 0.8
Jul 12% 0 1.9
Aug 18% 0 1.8
Sep 19% 0 1.9
Oct 16% 1.8 1.9
Nov 14% 2.7 1.2
Dec 21% 11.4 1.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 48.8 1.8
Feb 3 58.2 1
Mar 8 56.4 1.8
Apr 5 32.8 1.5
May 14 7.6 3.8
Jun 10 4.1 2
Jul 12 0 4.8
Aug 18 0 4.6
Sep 19 0 4.8
Oct 16 4.6 4.8
Nov 14 6.9 3
Dec 21 29 4.6


Humidity and Wind

Hawkesbury has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (55.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (74.9%).

Wind in Hawkesbury is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by November and October. December’s average wind speed of around 8.8 knots (10.1 MPH or 16.3 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid December where average top sustained speeds reach 16.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Hawkesbury.

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 7.8 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Feb 7.3 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Mar 7.9 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Apr 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
May 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Jun 6.7 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Jul 6.3 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Aug 6.8 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Sep 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Oct 8.4 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Nov 8.4 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Dec 8.8 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 60.2%
Feb 56.3%
Mar 55.9%
Apr 61.9%
May 62.3%
Jun 67.1%
Jul 71.8%
Aug 74.9%
Sep 73.4%
Oct 72.3%
Nov 70.3%
Dec 72.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Hawkesbury?

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 Hawkesbury, ON, 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 Hawkesbury 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 47.2 in December means 47.2% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Hawkesbury Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 57.6°F (14.2°C) and 9.1°F (-12.7°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 4 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 3 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Hawkesbury, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 64.6°F (18.1°C) and 29.5°F (-1.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Hawkesbury to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 27.5°F (-2.5°C) and 3.3°F (-15.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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