The best times to visit Picton for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 30th

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



Other Picton Travel Info

Weather in Picton


Average temperatures in Picton vary drastically. 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 30th 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 Picton, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 77.4°F (25.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.1°F (17.3°C) at night.

Picton Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Picton 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.

Picton Perceived Temperature (F)


Picton Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Picton 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 31.4 23.9 16.8
Feb 30.3 23.4 15.9
Mar 38.6 31.5 24.6
Apr 49.5 41.5 34.9
May 60.4 51.7 45.1
Jun 68.7 60.9 54.1
Jul 75.4 68.4 60.9
Aug 76.6 69.4 61.6
Sep 71.1 63.2 55.1
Oct 59 52.2 45.3
Nov 47.8 41.5 34.9
Dec 38.1 31.3 24.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -0.3 -4.5 -8.4
Feb -0.9 -4.8 -8.9
Mar 3.7 -0.3 -4.1
Apr 9.7 5.3 1.6
May 15.8 10.9 7.3
Jun 20.4 16.1 12.3
Jul 24.1 20.2 16.1
Aug 24.8 20.8 16.4
Sep 21.7 17.3 12.8
Oct 15 11.2 7.4
Nov 8.8 5.3 1.6
Dec 3.4 -0.4 -4.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Picton are July, August, 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 late August to early September. For example, on the week of August 27th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

When can you find snow in Picton? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early to mid March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Picton is often around around December 17th 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 Picton.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Picton (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% 3.2 2.5
Feb 27% 5 2.8
Mar 19% 5 2.5
Apr 24% 0.4 3.8
May 18% 0 2.3
Jun 22% 0 3.5
Jul 14% 0 1.8
Aug 15% 0 1.9
Sep 18% 0 2.6
Oct 27% 0 3.2
Nov 20% 1 2.2
Dec 27% 3 3.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 26 8.1 6.4
Feb 27 12.7 7.1
Mar 19 12.7 6.4
Apr 24 1 9.7
May 18 0 5.8
Jun 22 0 8.9
Jul 14 0 4.6
Aug 15 0 4.8
Sep 18 0 6.6
Oct 27 0 8.1
Nov 20 2.5 5.6
Dec 27 7.6 9.1


Humidity and Wind

Picton has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (62% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (76.8%).

Wind in Picton is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is January, followed by December and February. January’s average wind speed of around 14.6 knots (16.8 MPH or 27 KPH) is considered “a moderate 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 24.3 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 14.6 Significant breeze 23.4 Very strong breeze
Feb 14 Significant breeze 22 Very strong breeze
Mar 12.1 Significant breeze 19.1 Very strong breeze
Apr 11.9 Significant breeze 18.7 Strong breeze
May 9.3 Gentle breeze 15.2 Very strong breeze
Jun 8.4 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Jul 8.2 Gentle breeze 13.8 Very strong breeze
Aug 9.3 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Sep 10.3 Gentle breeze 16.3 Very strong breeze
Oct 12.6 Significant breeze 19.6 Strong breeze
Nov 13.6 Significant breeze 20.9 Very strong breeze
Dec 14.4 Significant breeze 21.9 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 66%
Feb 64.9%
Mar 62%
Apr 66.5%
May 71.5%
Jun 76.8%
Jul 74.8%
Aug 71.7%
Sep 71.1%
Oct 68.8%
Nov 66.1%
Dec 69.7%


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The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Picton, ON, Canada is August, followed by July and September. 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 Picton 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 36.6 in December means 36.6% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Picton Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 65.2°F (18.4°C) and 32.3°F (0.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 4 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Picton, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 75°F (23.9°C) and 42.9°F (6.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 8 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 Picton to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 39.9°F (4.4°C) and 27.8°F (-2.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: consistently 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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