The best times to visit La Malbaie for ideal weather are

June 4th to September 16th

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 La Malbaie

Temperature

Average temperatures in La Malbaie vary an incredible amount. 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 25th 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 La Malbaie, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 78.5°F (25.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.6°F (13.7°C) at night.

La Malbaie Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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La Malbaie 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.

La Malbaie Perceived Temperature (F)

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La Malbaie Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average La Malbaie 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan22.614.25.7
Feb2415.77
Mar33.724.615.8
Apr48.838.830
May64.251.741
Jun70.959.549
Jul77.166.456.6
Aug75.864.955.2
Sep68.757.548.2
Oct53.945.237.4
Nov42.434.828.2
Dec28.621.414.4

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan-5.2-9.9-14.6
Feb-4.4-9.1-13.9
Mar0.9-4.1-9
Apr9.33.8-1.1
May17.910.95
Jun21.615.39.4
Jul25.119.113.7
Aug24.318.312.9
Sep20.414.29
Oct12.27.33
Nov5.81.6-2.1
Dec-1.9-5.9-9.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in La Malbaie are February, January, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in La Malbaie? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to mid March. The best time to ski (if at all) in La Malbaie is often around around March 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 La Malbaie.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan15%4.92.1
Feb14%6.41.8
Mar19%92.6
Apr24%43.2
May22%0.43.1
Jun27%0.43.6
Jul25%03.7
Aug21%1.23.3
Sep23%0.43.1
Oct23%0.63.3
Nov17%12.4
Dec29%3.83.7

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1512.45.3
Feb1416.34.6
Mar1922.96.6
Apr2410.28.1
May2217.9
Jun2719.1
Jul2509.4
Aug2138.4
Sep2317.9
Oct231.58.4
Nov172.56.1
Dec299.79.4

 

Humidity and Wind

La Malbaie has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (58.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (71.5%).

Wind in La Malbaie is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 10.2 knots (11.7 MPH or 18.8 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 18.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan10.2Gentle breeze18.3Strong breeze
Feb9.8Gentle breeze17.1Strong breeze
Mar8.7Gentle breeze15.8Strong breeze
Apr8Gentle breeze14.6Significant breeze
May7.2Gentle breeze13.7Strong breeze
Jun5.9Light breeze11.4Significant breeze
Jul6.5Light breeze12.2Strong breeze
Aug6.3Light breeze11.7Significant breeze
Sep7Gentle breeze13.1Strong breeze
Oct7.6Gentle breeze13.5Significant breeze
Nov8.4Gentle breeze15.3Strong breeze
Dec8.9Gentle breeze15.9Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan63%
Feb61.2%
Mar58.8%
Apr60%
May60.6%
Jun67.9%
Jul67.3%
Aug71.5%
Sep69.8%
Oct69.2%
Nov64.7%
Dec70.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to La Malbaie?

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 La Malbaie, 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 La Malbaie 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 47.2 in December means 47.2% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall La Malbaie Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 67.7°F (19.8°C) and 26.7°F (-2.9°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 7 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 most precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in La Malbaie, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 72.4°F (22.4°C) and 35.3°F (1.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 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 La Malbaie to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 33.2°F (0.7°C) and 17.8°F (-7.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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