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Halifax Weather Records

Halifax, Nova Scotia Weather averages and records from 1953–2022 based on data made available by the NOAA.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Halifax, Nova Scotia was 35.0 °C which occurred on August 1, 1995.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Halifax, Nova Scotia was -28.5 °C which occurred on January 26, 1994.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Halifax Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
☀️ Average high (°C) -1.1 -0.5 3.3 9.1 15.5 20.5 24.2 24.1 20.1 13.7 7.6 2.1 11.6
🌙 Average low (°C) -9.9 -9.6 -5.6 -0.4 4.6 9.8 14.2 14.1 10.2 4.8 -0.1 -5.7 2.3
☀️ Record high (°C) 15.4 17.5 27.2 29.5 32.8 33.4 33.9 35.0 34.2 25.8 20.9 16.6 35.0
🌙 Record low (°C) -28.5 -27.3 -22.4 -12.8 -4.4 -0.8 6.1 4.4 -0.8 -6.7 -13.1 -23.3 -28.5
💧 Average precipitation (cm) 13.4 11.9 12.5 11.2 10.6 9.8 8.7 8.7 10.6 14.4 15.6 15.7 140.2
❄️ Average snow (cm) 57.2 48.7 42.3 17.1 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 14.6 44.8 225.4
More Halifax Weather Records
1953–2022
Highest daily low 21.6 °C July 6, 2013
Lowest daily high -19.4 °C February 13, 1954
Most daily precipitation 21.8 cm August 15, 1971
Most monthly precipitation 38.7 cm August 1971
Most yearly precipitation 193.1 cm 1972
Earliest freeze September 28 1989
Latest freeze June 4 2018
Earliest snow October 8 1988
Latest snow May 28 1974
Most daily snow 66.0 cm February 19, 2004
Most monthly snow 185.4 cm December 1970
Most yearly snow 457.9 cm 1972
Halifax Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 21 days Jan 7–27, 2002
With snow 17 days Jan 2–18, 1982
Halifax Weather by Year
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Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
2012–2022 Halifax International Airport location
1953–2012 Halifax International Airport location