Historical Weather For 1968 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Location

This report describes the historical weather record at the Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) during 1968. This station has records back to January 1950.

Montreal, Quebec has a humid continental climate with warm summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by croplands (38%), grasslands (25%), forests (21%), lakes and rivers (11%), and built-up areas (6%)

Calendar

Daylight saving time (DST) was observed at Montreal, Quebec during 1968. There were two time changes during 1968:

  • DST started on Sunday April 28, 1968 at 3:00 am, from EST (GMT-5) to EDT (GMT-4).
  • DST ended on Sunday October 27, 1968 at 1:00 am, from EDT (GMT-4) to EST (GMT-5).

1968 was a leap year and thus has 366 days rather than the normal 365. Leap years occur every fourth year and the extra day is always February 29th. In 1968 February 29th falls on a Thursday.

The summer and winter solstices and the spring and fall equinoxes mark the passing of the seasons. They fall on nearly the same day each year, with differences of a day or two depending on the year. In 1968 they occurred on:

Spring Equinox Wednesday, 20 March 1968.
Summer Solstice Friday, 21 June 1968.
Fall Equinox Sunday, 22 September 1968.
Winter Solstice Saturday, 21 December 1968.

Temperature

This station did not reliably report air temperature during

1968.

Clouds

This station did not reliably report the cloud coverage during

1968.

Precipitation

This station did not reliably report precipitation observations or quantitative liquid-equivalent precipitation measurements during 1968.

Snow

Either snow is exceptionally rare at this location or this station did not reliably report it during 1968.

Humidity

This station did not reliably report relative humidity during 1968.

Dew Point

This station did not reliably report the dew point during 1968.

Wind

This station did not reliably report the wind speed or direction during 1968.

Other Measurements

This station did not reliably report the visibility during 1968.

Cloud Ceiling

This station did not reliably report the cloud ceiling during 1968.