The best times to visit Port Hastings for ideal weather are

June 18th 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 Port Hastings Travel Info

Weather in Port Hastings


Average temperatures in Port Hastings 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 20th 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 Port Hastings, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 78.5°F (25.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.4°F (13.6°C) at night.

Port Hastings Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Port Hastings 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.

Port Hastings Perceived Temperature (F)


Port Hastings Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Port Hastings 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 32.8 23.6 15
Feb 30.1 21.3 13
Mar 35.8 27.5 19.2
Apr 46.3 37.1 29.1
May 60.6 49.1 39.2
Jun 65.4 54.9 45.9
Jul 76.3 65.5 55.9
Aug 76.8 66.1 56.2
Sep 70 59.9 50.1
Oct 58 49.8 41.5
Nov 48 40.1 32.6
Dec 39.7 32.6 25.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 0.4 -4.7 -9.4
Feb -1.1 -5.9 -10.6
Mar 2.1 -2.5 -7.1
Apr 7.9 2.8 -1.6
May 15.9 9.5 4
Jun 18.6 12.7 7.7
Jul 24.6 18.6 13.3
Aug 24.9 18.9 13.4
Sep 21.1 15.5 10.1
Oct 14.4 9.9 5.3
Nov 8.9 4.5 0.3
Dec 4.3 0.3 -3.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Port Hastings are March, July, 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 July. For example, on the week of July 2nd there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of October 22nd.

When can you find snow in Port Hastings? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Port Hastings.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 27% 0 4.7
Feb 27% 0 5.2
Mar 19% 0 2.7
Apr 27% 0 4.1
May 23% 0 3.1
Jun 33% 0 5.3
Jul 21% 0 3.1
Aug 25% 0 4.5
Sep 24% 0 5.1
Oct 36% 0 6.9
Nov 36% 0 5.2
Dec 40% 0 6.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 27 0 11.9
Feb 27 0 13.2
Mar 19 0 6.9
Apr 27 0 10.4
May 23 0 7.9
Jun 33 0 13.5
Jul 21 0 7.9
Aug 25 0 11.4
Sep 24 0 13
Oct 36 0 17.5
Nov 36 0 13.2
Dec 40 0 16


Humidity and Wind

Port Hastings has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (71% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (80%).

Wind in Port Hastings is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 10.5 knots (12.1 MPH or 19.4 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 February where average top sustained speeds reach 21.8 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 10.5 Gentle breeze 19.4 Strong breeze
Feb 10.3 Gentle breeze 19.1 Strong breeze
Mar 9.9 Gentle breeze 17.6 Strong breeze
Apr 9.2 Gentle breeze 17.2 Strong breeze
May 7.8 Gentle breeze 14.4 Strong breeze
Jun 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Jul 6.6 Light breeze 12.3 Strong breeze
Aug 6.6 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Sep 7.9 Gentle breeze 14.5 Strong breeze
Oct 9.3 Gentle breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Nov 9.7 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Dec 10.1 Gentle breeze 18.3 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 77.4%
Feb 76.2%
Mar 71%
Apr 72.9%
May 71.2%
Jun 77.5%
Jul 73.9%
Aug 75.3%
Sep 76.6%
Oct 77.1%
Nov 75.4%
Dec 80%


Is it Safe to Travel to Port Hastings?

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 Port Hastings, NS, 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 Port Hastings 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 51.6 in December means 51.6% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Port Hastings Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 64.5°F (18.1°C) and 30.1°F (-1.1°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 moderate precipitation with 6 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Port Hastings, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 73.2°F (22.9°C) and 43°F (6.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 11 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Port Hastings to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 44.3°F (6.8°C) and 26.5°F (-3.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 12 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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