Kitchener Weather Records

Kitchener, Ontario weather averages and records from 1914–2024 based on data made available by the NOAA.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Kitchener, Ontario was 38.3 °C which occurred on July 27, 1941.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Kitchener, Ontario was -34.1 °C which occurred on February 16, 2015.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Kitchener Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Month Average (°C) Record (°C) Average (cm)
High ☀️ Low 🌙 High ☀️ Low 🌙 Precipitation 💧
January -2.3 -10.3 14.9 -31.9 6.0
February -1.4 -10.3 16.8 -34.1 4.3
March 4.1 -5.7 26.5 -28.9 5.4
April 11.6 0.1 30.0 -17.8 7.8
May 19.0 6.2 33.3 -5.0 8.0
June 24.2 11.5 36.7 -1.1 7.1
July 26.4 13.7 38.3 4.2 9.2
August 25.4 12.7 38.3 1.1 6.8
September 21.6 8.7 36.7 -3.7 7.9
October 14.0 3.2 31.1 -10.6 7.1
November 6.7 -1.6 25.0 -18.9 7.0
December 0.7 -6.2 18.7 -28.3 5.9
Entire year 12.6 1.9 38.3 -34.1 81.0
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1914–2024
Highest daily low 25.6 °C June 21, 1923
Lowest daily high -22.0 °C January 17, 1982
Greatest daily range
(Difference of high and low)
29.4 °C February 19, 2007
Greatest difference in daily high
over two conscutive days
24.0 °C Mar 9–10, 2000
Most daily precipitation 17.5 cm August 4, 1915
Most monthly precipitation 35.3 cm August 1915
Most yearly precipitation 118.6 cm 1985
Most yearly days with precipitation 207 2008
Earliest freeze September 12 1943
Earliest day ≥ 20 °C March 8 2000
Earliest day ≥ 25 °C March 20 2012
Earliest day ≥ 30 °C April 30 1942
Earliest day ≥ 35 °C June 18 1994
Latest freeze June 8 1949
Latest day ≥ 20 °C November 10 2020
Latest day ≥ 25 °C November 1 1950
Latest day ≥ 30 °C October 8 2007
Latest day ≥ 35 °C September 15 1939
Most days in a year < 0 °C 177 1978
Most days in a year ≥ 20 °C 147 1949
Most days in a year ≥ 25 °C 104 1930
Most days in a year ≥ 30 °C 51 1949
Most days in a year ≥ 35 °C 12 1955
Kitchener Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 19 days Dec 29, 1998 – Jan 16, 1999
Without precipitation 34 days Oct 8 – Nov 10, 1924
Freezing temperatures
High temperature ≤ 0 °C
60 days Jan 7 – Mar 7, 2015
High temperature ≥ 20 °C 106 days Jun 8 – Sep 21, 1948
High temperature ≥ 25 °C 44 days Aug 3 – Sep 15, 1947
High temperature ≥ 30 °C 12 days Jun 23 – Jul 4, 1949
High temperature ≥ 35 °C 7 days Jul 8–14, 1936
Plant Hardiness Zone
5B
Kitchener is in plant hardiness zone 5B
based on average yearly minimum temperature from 1991–2020
Kitchener Weather by Year
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Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
2010–2024 Kitchen / Waterloo location
2002–2010 Region of Waterloo International Airport location
1978–2002 Waterloo Wellington A location
1914–1977 Kitchener location