The best times to visit Windsor for ideal weather are

April 30th to October 7th

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

 

 


Other Windsor Travel Info

Weather in Windsor

Temperature

Average temperatures in Windsor 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 24th 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 Windsor, 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 86.1°F (30.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.1°F (18.9°C) at night.

Windsor Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Windsor 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.

Windsor Perceived Temperature (F)

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Windsor Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Windsor 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 32.6 25 18.5
Feb 32.5 24.5 17.4
Mar 46.6 36.3 28.2
Apr 60.6 48.4 38.7
May 73.3 61.2 51.1
Jun 81.3 69.9 60.6
Jul 84.3 73.8 64.6
Aug 82.4 72 63.1
Sep 76.1 65.1 56.1
Oct 63.9 53.6 45.5
Nov 50.2 41.5 34.1
Dec 38.8 31.9 25.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 0.3 -3.9 -7.5
Feb 0.3 -4.2 -8.1
Mar 8.1 2.4 -2.1
Apr 15.9 9.1 3.7
May 22.9 16.2 10.6
Jun 27.4 21.1 15.9
Jul 29.1 23.2 18.1
Aug 28 22.2 17.3
Sep 24.5 18.4 13.4
Oct 17.7 12 7.5
Nov 10.1 5.3 1.2
Dec 3.8 -0.1 -3.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Windsor are August, November, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early November. For example, on the week of November 5th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.

When can you find snow in Windsor? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Windsor is often around around April 16th 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 Windsor.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Windsor (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 24% 3 2.8
Feb 23% 4.3 2.7
Mar 21% 2.8 2.9
Apr 26% 2.5 3.5
May 27% 0 4.3
Jun 29% 0 4.5
Jul 23% 0 4.9
Aug 19% 0 3
Sep 22% 0 3.7
Oct 22% 0 2.8
Nov 19% 0.8 2.8
Dec 23% 2.7 3.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 24 7.6 7.1
Feb 23 10.9 6.9
Mar 21 7.1 7.4
Apr 26 6.4 8.9
May 27 0 10.9
Jun 29 0 11.4
Jul 23 0 12.4
Aug 19 0 7.6
Sep 22 0 9.4
Oct 22 0 7.1
Nov 19 2 7.1
Dec 23 6.9 8.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Windsor has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (53% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (69.9%).

Wind in Windsor is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by January and February. April’s average wind speed of around 9.9 knots (11.4 MPH or 18.3 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 18.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 9.7 Gentle breeze 16.6 Significant breeze
Feb 9.6 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Mar 9.2 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Apr 9.9 Gentle breeze 17.8 Strong breeze
May 8 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Jun 7.4 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Jul 6.6 Light breeze 14 Significant breeze
Aug 6 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Sep 6.5 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Oct 8 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Nov 9.1 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Dec 9.2 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 66.1%
Feb 63.8%
Mar 58.6%
Apr 53%
May 56%
Jun 59.6%
Jul 59.5%
Aug 63.6%
Sep 65.6%
Oct 62.6%
Nov 63.4%
Dec 69.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Windsor?

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 Windsor, ON, Canada is July, followed by June and March. 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 Windsor in November. 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 58 in November means 58% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Windsor Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 79.6°F (26.4°C) and 34.6°F (1.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 6 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Windsor, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 80.7°F (27.1°C) and 43.7°F (6.5°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 7 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 Windsor to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 39.2°F (4°C) and 29.5°F (-1.4°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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