What’s the weather like in Montreal in February?
Along with January, the Montreal weather in February is the coldest all year. The temperature will be well below freezing and the city’s full of crisp snow and wintery skies. You’ll need to wrap up warm as you explore this lively Canadian city.
Montreal is the capital city of the Quebec province, towards its south west corner, and is about 50km from the border with Vermont. The city covers most of the island of Montreal and has a humid continental climate. Snowfall usually lasts between November and March, with the wind chill often making it feel very cold in the two main winter months.
The average daytime high temperature in Montreal is a chilly -2°C. It’ll probably be more like -6°C though during your stay, as the weather in Montreal in February is famous for being cold and snowy. At night it could fall to -10°C. The sunshine doesn’t disappear at this time though, with five hours each day. The sun rises at 7.15am and finally sets just after 5pm at the beginning of the month. November is traditionally the driest month for rainfall, with 60mm across an average of 12 rain-affected days. The wind speed is moderate at 10mph, on average, and watch out for the wind chill. The humidity level will be around 90% during this month.