What’s the 2017 summer weather outlook for Canada? See the regional summary from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.
Find the U.S. summer forecast here.
With the arrival of the summer solstice, this year occurring on June 21 at 12:24 a.m. EDT, enjoy a long day of light, with one of the earliest sunrises and latest sunsets of the year.
In Canada this summer, we will have above normal temperatures, on average, in the Atlantic and Pacific provinces, but below normal in the interior. Rainfall will be above normal in Quebec, from western Ontario westward through Alberta, and in western British Columbia and near or below normal elsewhere. Be prepared for rain during late August on the Atlantic coast where there will be the threat of a tropical rainstorm.
Read on for a quick peek at what the weather holds in store for the individual regions this summer, which will end on September 22 at 4:02 p.m. EDT.
Region 1: Atlantic Canada – Summer will be warmer than normal, on average, with the hottest periods in mid-June and mid-August. Rainfall will be near or below normal, despite the threat of a tropical rainstorm in late August.
Region 2: Southern Quebec – Summer will be rainier than normal, with near- to below-normal temperatures. The hottest periods will be in early and mid-July and in mid- to late August.
Region 3: Southern Ontario – Summer will be cooler than normal, with rainfall above normal, except in eastern Ontario. The hottest periods will be in mid-July and mid-August.
Region 4: The Prairies – Summer will be rainier and slightly cooler than normal, with the hottest periods from late July into early August and in mid- to late August.
Region 5: Southern British Columbia – Summer will be warmer than normal, with the hottest periods in late June, late July, and early August. Rainfall will be near normal in the east and above normal in the west.
Region 6: Yukon – Summer will be warmer than normal, with near-normal precipitation. The warmest periods will be in early and mid-June, from late June into early July, and in mid-August.
Region 7: Northwest Territories – Summer will be drier and slightly cooler than normal, with the warmest temperatures in mid-June, mid-July, and mid-August.