The best times to visit North Bay for ideal weather are

May 21st 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.



Other North Bay Travel Info

Weather in North Bay


Average temperatures in North Bay 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 21st 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 North Bay, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 77.6°F (25.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.5°F (14.2°C) at night.

North Bay Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


North Bay 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.

North Bay Perceived Temperature (F)


North Bay Perceived Temperature (C)



Average North Bay 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 20.8 11.2 2.7
Feb 21.9 12.2 3.4
Mar 35.6 24.7 15.5
Apr 50.4 39.1 29.6
May 66.2 53.8 43.1
Jun 73 61.9 52
Jul 77 66 56.4
Aug 74.9 64.4 55.4
Sep 68 56.8 47.7
Oct 53.9 44.5 37.2
Nov 40.6 32.4 25.1
Dec 26.7 19 11.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -6.2 -11.6 -16.3
Feb -5.6 -11 -15.9
Mar 2 -4.1 -9.2
Apr 10.2 3.9 -1.3
May 19 12.1 6.2
Jun 22.8 16.6 11.1
Jul 25 18.9 13.6
Aug 23.8 18 13
Sep 20 13.8 8.7
Oct 12.2 6.9 2.9
Nov 4.8 0.2 -3.8
Dec -2.9 -7.2 -11.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in North Bay are February, March, and then May. 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 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 North Bay? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late February and early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in North Bay 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 North Bay.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 26% 12.2 2.8
Feb 19% 16.4 1.9
Mar 23% 15 2.3
Apr 29% 5.3 3.8
May 24% 2.1 2.9
Jun 27% 0 4.3
Jul 26% 0 4.4
Aug 30% 0 4
Sep 28% 0 3.8
Oct 31% 1 4.3
Nov 30% 3.3 3.5
Dec 30% 9.5 3.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 26 31 7.1
Feb 19 41.7 4.8
Mar 23 38.1 5.8
Apr 29 13.5 9.7
May 24 5.3 7.4
Jun 27 0 10.9
Jul 26 0 11.2
Aug 30 0 10.2
Sep 28 0 9.7
Oct 31 2.5 10.9
Nov 30 8.4 8.9
Dec 30 24.1 8.6


Humidity and Wind

North Bay has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (53% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (78.6%).

Wind in North Bay is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and November. April’s average wind speed of around 9.1 knots (10.4 MPH or 16.8 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 late April where average top sustained speeds reach 16.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 14.2 Significant breeze
Feb 8 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Mar 8.4 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Apr 9.1 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
May 8 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Jun 6.9 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Jul 6.9 Light breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Aug 6.9 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Sep 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Oct 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Nov 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Dec 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 71.4%
Feb 65%
Mar 54.7%
Apr 53%
May 53.1%
Jun 63%
Jul 65.6%
Aug 69.8%
Sep 73.1%
Oct 74.2%
Nov 76%
Dec 78.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to North Bay?

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 North Bay, 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 North Bay 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 33.7 in December means 33.7% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall North Bay Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 70.3°F (21.3°C) and 24.3°F (-4.3°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 8 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in North Bay, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 72.3°F (22.4°C) and 32.3°F (0.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 8 to 10 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in North Bay to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 30.3°F (-0.9°C) and 17.3°F (-8.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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