What is Niagara Falls Weather like?
Warm summers are typical, and depending on how close you are to the Falls, you can actually feel the mist in the air.
Spring and fall are also beautiful seasons to visit, with the Niagara Parks gardens in full bloom, in April and May, or come and see spectacular colors as the leaves change in September and October.
Winter in Niagara offers snow and beautiful natural ice displays on surrounding trees and around the base of the Falls. Also, depending on how cold winter weather becomes, the base of the Falls can become a shield of ice.
Weather in Niagara Falls Canada varies from month to month, day-to-day and even day to night. Average temperatures are as follows:
January - March: between -8 and 3C (16 and 37F)
April - June: between 1 and 23C (34 and 73F)
July - September: between 11 and 26C (52 and 79F)
October - December: between -6 and 13C (21 and 55F)
Read more about how Niagara Falls itself affects the weather in the area.
What should I pack for my Niagara Falls vacation?
If you’re visiting Niagara Falls during June, July, and August, you’ll have beautiful weather, with highs of 26C (79F) and lows of 15C (59F). May and September of some of the favorite months in the Niagara Region for their mild temperatures.
For winter vacations, from November through March, temperatures average between -6 and 4C (21 and 39F) so be prepared with layers and expect the possibility of snowfall, as it’s abundant in winter.
Keep in mind that the Falls affect local weather conditions. Even on the sunniest days, visitors close to the falls can get wet from the mist if the wind is blowing. Bring rain gear or extra sets of dry clothes or pick up a Maid of the Mist raincoat to where throughout your stay.