The best times to visit La Tuque for ideal weather are

May 28th 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.

 

 


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Weather in La Tuque

Temperature

Average temperatures in La Tuque 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 23rd 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 Tuque, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 80.4°F (26.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.9°F (12.2°C) at night.

La Tuque Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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La Tuque 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 Tuque Perceived Temperature (F)

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La Tuque Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average La Tuque 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 19.2 6.7 -4.4
Feb 22.9 9.2 -2.5
Mar 35.2 21.3 8.9
Apr 51.9 38.1 25.9
May 67.8 52.7 38.5
Jun 76.1 61.6 48.4
Jul 80.1 65.8 53.4
Aug 77.5 63.8 52.5
Sep 69.4 55.7 44.8
Oct 54.5 43.2 33.7
Nov 40.4 30.8 22.4
Dec 25 16.2 7.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -7.1 -14.1 -20.2
Feb -5.1 -12.7 -19.2
Mar 1.8 -5.9 -12.8
Apr 11.1 3.4 -3.4
May 19.9 11.5 3.6
Jun 24.5 16.4 9.1
Jul 26.7 18.8 11.9
Aug 25.3 17.7 11.4
Sep 20.8 13.2 7.1
Oct 12.5 6.2 0.9
Nov 4.7 -0.7 -5.3
Dec -3.9 -8.8 -13.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in La Tuque are February, March, 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 February. For example, on the week of February 5th there are no days 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 Tuque? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in La Tuque 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 Tuque.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in La Tuque (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 19% 12 2
Feb 13% 14.7 1.5
Mar 18% 16.7 1.9
Apr 19% 6.5 2.5
May 24% 1.6 2.7
Jun 24% 0 3.1
Jul 28% 0.8 4.8
Aug 27% 0 3.9
Sep 21% 0 3.5
Oct 26% 0.5 3.5
Nov 19% 2.8 2.1
Dec 30% 9.5 3.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 30.5 5.1
Feb 13 37.3 3.8
Mar 18 42.4 4.8
Apr 19 16.5 6.4
May 24 4.1 6.9
Jun 24 0 7.9
Jul 28 2 12.2
Aug 27 0 9.9
Sep 21 0 8.9
Oct 26 1.3 8.9
Nov 19 7.1 5.3
Dec 30 24.1 8.9

 

Humidity and Wind

La Tuque has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (51.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (73.1%).

Wind in La Tuque is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and May. April’s average wind speed of around 5.2 knots (6 MPH or 9.6 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late April where average top sustained speeds reach 11.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 4.2 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.4 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.1 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.2 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
May 4.7 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 4 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.7 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.8 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 4 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.4 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.1 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.6%
Feb 59.5%
Mar 53.1%
Apr 51.3%
May 51.3%
Jun 59.8%
Jul 65.2%
Aug 69.4%
Sep 71%
Oct 71.1%
Nov 68.7%
Dec 73.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to La Tuque?

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 Tuque, 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 Tuque 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 Tuque Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 72.6°F (22.6°C) and 26.7°F (-2.9°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in La Tuque, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 74°F (23.3°C) and 32.3°F (0.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 8 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 Tuque to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 29.5°F (-1.4°C) and 14.9°F (-9.5°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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