The best times to visit Port Hope for ideal weather are

May 14th 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 Hope Travel Info

Weather in Port Hope


Average temperatures in Port Hope vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 33rd 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 Hope, 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 76.7°F (24.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.7°F (15.9°C) at night.

Port Hope Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Port Hope 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 Hope Perceived Temperature (F)


Port Hope Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Port Hope 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 31.3 23.1 15.5
Feb 30.7 22.7 14.9
Mar 39.9 31.8 24.1
Apr 51.9 42.6 35.2
May 62.6 52.8 45.2
Jun 70.4 61.2 54.3
Jul 75.2 67 59.4
Aug 75.4 67.6 59.6
Sep 70.1 61.7 53.4
Oct 57.9 50.5 42.8
Nov 46.8 39.7 32.5
Dec 36.7 29.9 23.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -0.4 -4.9 -9.2
Feb -0.7 -5.2 -9.5
Mar 4.4 -0.1 -4.4
Apr 11.1 5.9 1.8
May 17 11.6 7.3
Jun 21.3 16.2 12.4
Jul 24 19.4 15.2
Aug 24.1 19.8 15.3
Sep 21.2 16.5 11.9
Oct 14.4 10.3 6
Nov 8.2 4.3 0.3
Dec 2.6 -1.2 -4.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Port Hope are May, July, 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 late May. For example, on the week of May 21st there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late November with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 19th.

When can you find snow in Port Hope? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around October, especially close to early October. The best time to ski (if at all) in Port Hope is often around around October 1st 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 Port Hope.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 16% 1.4 2.4
Feb 17% 2.2 2.9
Mar 16% 1.1 2.5
Apr 23% 0.6 3
May 14% 0 1.9
Jun 20% 0 3.2
Jul 15% 0 2.7
Aug 18% 0 2.7
Sep 17% 0 2.5
Oct 21% 2.3 2.8
Nov 24% 1.2 2.7
Dec 23% 1.9 3.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 3.6 6.1
Feb 17 5.6 7.4
Mar 16 2.8 6.4
Apr 23 1.5 7.6
May 14 0 4.8
Jun 20 0 8.1
Jul 15 0 6.9
Aug 18 0 6.9
Sep 17 0 6.4
Oct 21 5.8 7.1
Nov 24 3 6.9
Dec 23 4.8 8.1


Humidity and Wind

Port Hope has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (57.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (73.2%).

Wind in Port Hope is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 8.3 knots (9.6 MPH or 15.4 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 16.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 8.3 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Feb 8 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Mar 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Apr 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
May 5.2 Light breeze 9.8 Significant breeze
Jun 4.4 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.1 Light breeze 8.6 Significant breeze
Aug 4.5 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 5 Light breeze 9.8 Significant breeze
Oct 6.2 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Nov 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Dec 7.5 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64%
Feb 61%
Mar 57.6%
Apr 60%
May 66.9%
Jun 73.2%
Jul 72.8%
Aug 72.5%
Sep 71.8%
Oct 70.5%
Nov 67%
Dec 68.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Port Hope?

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 Hope, 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 Port Hope 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 slightly 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 Port Hope Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 67.5°F (19.7°C) and 33°F (0.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 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 moderate precipitation with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Port Hope, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 73.7°F (23.2°C) and 42.2°F (5.7°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 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 Port Hope to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 39°F (3.9°C) and 27.7°F (-2.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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