The best times to visit Wabush for ideal weather are

June 25th to September 2nd

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



Other Wabush Travel Info

Weather in Wabush


Average temperatures in Wabush vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 8th 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 Wabush, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 70.8°F (21.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 50.4°F (10.2°C) at night.

Wabush Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Wabush 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.

Wabush Perceived Temperature (F)


Wabush Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Wabush 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 6.1 -3.9 -13.5
Feb 9.7 -1.6 -12.1
Mar 21.6 8.3 -3.8
Apr 37.5 26.4 15.3
May 51.8 39.5 29.4
Jun 65.6 53.2 41.5
Jul 69.7 58.4 48.4
Aug 68 57.2 47.8
Sep 56.6 46.6 38
Oct 42.9 35.3 28.6
Nov 27.7 21.1 13.6
Dec 12.7 4.2 -4.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -14.4 -19.9 -25.3
Feb -12.4 -18.7 -24.5
Mar -5.8 -13.2 -19.9
Apr 3.1 -3.1 -9.3
May 11 4.2 -1.4
Jun 18.7 11.8 5.3
Jul 20.9 14.7 9.1
Aug 20 14 8.8
Sep 13.7 8.1 3.3
Oct 6.1 1.8 -1.9
Nov -2.4 -6.1 -10.2
Dec -10.7 -15.4 -20.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Wabush are February, March, and then December. 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 mid August with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Wabush? Weather stations report far greater snow than most tourist destinations snow through most of the year likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late February and early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Wabush is often around around January 15th 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 Wabush.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 22% 34.8 2.5
Feb 15% 37.9 1.5
Mar 18% 33.4 1.9
Apr 23% 19.9 2.5
May 26% 5 2.6
Jun 30% 0 3.4
Jul 40% 0 4.8
Aug 37% 0 4.6
Sep 30% 0.8 3.4
Oct 30% 1.8 3.2
Nov 29% 6.7 3.3
Dec 21% 22.7 2.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 88.4 6.4
Feb 15 96.3 3.8
Mar 18 84.8 4.8
Apr 23 50.5 6.4
May 26 12.7 6.6
Jun 30 0 8.6
Jul 40 0 12.2
Aug 37 0 11.7
Sep 30 2 8.6
Oct 30 4.6 8.1
Nov 29 17 8.4
Dec 21 57.7 5.8


Humidity and Wind

Wabush has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (54.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (76.4%).

Wind in Wabush is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and September. April’s average wind speed of around 8.1 knots (9.3 MPH or 15 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 mid to late September where average top sustained speeds reach 15.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Feb 6.9 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Mar 7.9 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Apr 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
May 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Jun 7 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Jul 6.5 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Aug 6.3 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Sep 7.8 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Oct 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Nov 7.8 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Dec 7.1 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 61%
Feb 59.5%
Mar 54.7%
Apr 59%
May 59.1%
Jun 58.2%
Jul 64%
Aug 67.8%
Sep 68.9%
Oct 74%
Nov 76.4%
Dec 69.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Wabush?

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 Wabush, NL, 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 Wabush 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 47.2 in December means 47.2% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Wabush Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 57.1°F (13.9°C) and 11.9°F (-11.2°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 the most precipitation with 9 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Wabush, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 59.9°F (15.5°C) and 19.5°F (-6.9°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 9 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 Wabush to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 19.1°F (-7.2°C) and 0.6°F (-17.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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