The best times to visit Westminster 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 Westminster Travel Info

Weather in Westminster

Temperature

Average temperatures in Westminster 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 28th 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 Westminster, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 81.4°F (27.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62.5°F (16.9°C) at night.

Westminster Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Westminster 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.

Westminster Perceived Temperature (F)

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Westminster Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Westminster 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan28.822.116
Feb27.820.914.2
Mar41.232.224.8
Apr56.14535.8
May69.457.948
Jun76.466.157.1
Jul79.969.859.9
Aug78.26858.6
Sep72.461.652.5
Oct59.550.343
Nov46.438.832.3
Dec35.429.524.1

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan-1.8-5.5-8.9
Feb-2.3-6.2-9.9
Mar5.10.1-4
Apr13.47.22.1
May20.814.48.9
Jun24.718.913.9
Jul26.62115.5
Aug25.72014.8
Sep22.416.411.4
Oct15.310.26.1
Nov83.80.2
Dec1.9-1.4-4.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Westminster are August, March, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid August. For example, on the week of August 13th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early October with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of October 1st.

When can you find snow in Westminster? 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 Westminster 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 Westminster.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan24%4.22.6
Feb21%6.12.3
Mar19%52.3
Apr25%0.43.1
May24%03.4
Jun27%04
Jul20%02.8
Aug16%02.7
Sep23%03.9
Oct26%0.83.4
Nov21%1.92.8
Dec23%2.93

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan2410.76.6
Feb2115.55.8
Mar1912.75.8
Apr2517.9
May2408.6
Jun27010.2
Jul2007.1
Aug1606.9
Sep2309.9
Oct2628.6
Nov214.87.1
Dec237.47.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Westminster has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (56.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (73.9%).

Wind in Westminster is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by December and January. April’s average wind speed of around 9.3 knots (10.7 MPH or 17.2 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 17.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan8.9Gentle breeze15.2Significant breeze
Feb8.7Gentle breeze15.1Significant breeze
Mar8.5Gentle breeze14.6Significant breeze
Apr9.3Gentle breeze16.6Significant breeze
May7.5Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
Jun6.8Light breeze13.4Significant breeze
Jul5.8Light breeze12.3Significant breeze
Aug5.6Light breeze11.7Significant breeze
Sep6.1Light breeze12.2Significant breeze
Oct7.6Gentle breeze14Significant breeze
Nov8.4Gentle breeze14.7Significant breeze
Dec8.9Gentle breeze15.2Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan70.5%
Feb66.5%
Mar61.8%
Apr56.4%
May57.7%
Jun64%
Jul64.7%
Aug68.4%
Sep70.1%
Oct70.2%
Nov69.1%
Dec73.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Westminster?

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 Westminster, ON, Canada is July, followed by May 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 Westminster 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

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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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 57.6 in December means 57.6% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Westminster Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 74.5°F (23.6°C) and 30.1°F (-1.1°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Westminster, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 76.8°F (24.9°C) and 40.1°F (4.5°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 8 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 Westminster to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 36.4°F (2.4°C) and 25.2°F (-3.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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