The climate of Halifax (Canada)
Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia and the commercial center for
this region. The population is 300,000. Many festivals are held here
during the year such as The Atlantic Film Festival, The Royal Nova
Scotia International Tattoo, The Halifax Busker Festival, Greekfest,
The Atlantic Jazz Festival, The Multicultural Festival, periodic Tall
Ship events and Shakespeare by the Sea. These annual festivals attract
many visitors and give the city a vibrant and exuberant character.
Halifax has a slightly milder climate than in the interior.
Temperatures are being moderated by the influence of the Atlantic
Ocean. However, during the winter temperatures may drop to very low
figures. There is a reasonable amount of precipitation all year round.
During the summer in the form of rain; during the winter hail and
snowstorms are not uncommon. Tropical storms may hit the city from
August till October. However, these storms will have lost most of
their strength after making landfall.
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records.
They are an average for Halifax:
More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression
of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain
period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather,
extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate
information for each month of the year:
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