What’s the weather like in Canada in December?
Canada is a vast country with diverse landscapes, from snow-capped mountains to vibrant cities, which experience different weather through the year. December is generally a very cold month in Canada, so you’ll need to pack plenty of thick, warm layers if you visit at this time of year. While Vancouver is quite wet and cold in December, Toronto is even colder with freezing temperatures and snow.
In the southwest coastal city of Vancouver, the average temperature in December is a cool 4°C, with highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C on average. It’s wet at this time of year with 140mm of rain expected, and most days are overcast. In the east, Toronto is even colder with highs of just 1°C and lows of -3°C. Just 20mm of rain’s expected, but there’s a high chance of snow. In the ski resort of Banff, the average temperature’s a freezing -9°C.