Halifax, Nova Scotia Climate & Temperature
- Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada is at 44°38'N, 63°34'W, 25 m (82 ft). See map.
- Halifax, Nova Scotia has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, warm summers and strong seasonality (Köppen-Geiger classification: Dfb).
- According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Halifax, Nova Scotia is situated in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
- The average temperature is 7.6 degrees Celsius (45.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 22 °C (39.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental.
- In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 1.3°C (34.4°F) on average falling to -6°C (21.2°F) overnight.
- In spring time temperatures climb reaching 9°C (48.2°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 0.7°C (33.2°F).
- During summer average high temperatures are 21.7°C (71°F) and average low temperatures are 12.7°C (54.8°F).
- Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 14.3°C (57.8°F) during the day and lows of 7°C (44.6°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 1388 mm (54.6 inches) which is equivalent to 1388 Litres/m² (34.04 Gallons/ft²).
- On average there are 1889 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
- Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Halifax, Nova Scotia you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Albany, Western Australia, Australia where you would find a Mediterranean climate.
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