The best times to visit Tobermory for ideal weather are

June 18th to July 22nd

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

 

 


Other Tobermory Travel Info

Weather in Tobermory

Temperature

Average temperatures in Tobermory vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold all year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 4th 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 Tobermory, the hottest months are July, September, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 50.5°F (10.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 37°F (2.8°C) at night.

Tobermory Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Tobermory 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.

Tobermory Perceived Temperature (F)

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Tobermory Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Tobermory 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 8.3 3.5 -1.2
Feb 10.3 4.7 -0.6
Mar 16.5 11.1 5.5
Apr 25.7 19.3 13.7
May 35.7 28.1 21.5
Jun 40.3 33.5 27.4
Jul 47.5 41 34.7
Aug 41.7 36.3 31.1
Sep 44.3 37.8 31.8
Oct 36.3 31 25.8
Nov 24 19.6 15.2
Dec 15 11.2 7.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -13.2 -15.8 -18.4
Feb -12.1 -15.2 -18.1
Mar -8.6 -11.6 -14.7
Apr -3.5 -7.1 -10.2
May 2.1 -2.2 -5.8
Jun 4.6 0.8 -2.6
Jul 8.6 5 1.5
Aug 5.4 2.4 -0.5
Sep 6.8 3.2 -0.1
Oct 2.4 -0.6 -3.4
Nov -4.4 -6.9 -9.3
Dec -9.4 -11.6 -13.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tobermory are July, March, and then August. 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 early November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in Tobermory? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Tobermory 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 Tobermory.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Tobermory (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 28% 7.3 3.2
Feb 23% 8.3 2
Mar 16% 6.6 2
Apr 23% 1.4 3.6
May 19% 0.5 2.2
Jun 20% 1.4 3.5
Jul 12% 0 1.5
Aug 18% 0 2.7
Sep 21% 0.4 3.1
Oct 32% 0.5 4
Nov 33% 1 3.9
Dec 35% 2.6 3.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 28 18.5 8.1
Feb 23 21.1 5.1
Mar 16 16.8 5.1
Apr 23 3.6 9.1
May 19 1.3 5.6
Jun 20 3.6 8.9
Jul 12 0 3.8
Aug 18 0 6.9
Sep 21 1 7.9
Oct 32 1.3 10.2
Nov 33 2.5 9.9
Dec 35 6.6 9.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Tobermory has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (66.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (79.7%).

Wind in Tobermory is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.9 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 13.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 8 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Feb 7.4 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Mar 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Apr 7.4 Gentle breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
May 6.2 Light breeze 10.4 Significant breeze
Jun 5.4 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.2 Light breeze 9 Significant breeze
Aug 5.4 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.6 Light breeze 9.7 Significant breeze
Oct 7 Gentle breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Nov 7.8 Gentle breeze 12 Significant breeze
Dec 8 Gentle breeze 12.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 78.8%
Feb 75.8%
Mar 69.9%
Apr 66.5%
May 67.3%
Jun 74%
Jul 73.4%
Aug 76.8%
Sep 76%
Oct 74.1%
Nov 74.5%
Dec 79.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Tobermory?

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 Tobermory, ON, Canada is March, followed by June and July. 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 Tobermory in January. 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 67.3 in January means 67.3% of the tourists vs. March.

 

 

Overall Tobermory Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 38.9°F (3.8°C) and 11°F (-11.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are still jacket weather. These months see the least precipitation with 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Tobermory, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 44.4°F (6.9°C) and 18°F (-7.8°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 10 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 Tobermory to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 15.6°F (-9.1°C) and 5.9°F (-14.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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