This report describes the typical weather at the Algonquin Park (Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada) weather station over the course of an average year. It is based on the historical records from 2006 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Algonquin Park, Ontario has a humid continental climate with warm summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by forests (92%) and lakes and rivers (8%).
Over the course of a year, the temperature typically varies from -1°F to 77°F and is rarely below -19°F or above 83°F.
The warm season lasts from May 18 to September 13 with an average daily high temperature above 66°F. The hottest day of the year is July 26, with an average high of 77°F and low of 54°F.
The cold season lasts from November 27 to March 7 with an average daily high temperature below 32°F. The coldest day of the year is January 23, with an average low of -1°F and high of 21°F.
The length of the day varies significantly over the course of the year. The shortest day is December 21 with 8:43 hours of daylight; the longest day is June 20 with 15:42 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 5:23am on June 18 and the latest sunset is at 9:07pm on June 23. The latest sunrise is at 7:56am on November 3 and the earliest sunset is at 4:29pm on December 13.
Daylight savings time (DST) is observed in this location during 2012, starting in the spring on March 11 and ending in the fall on November 4.
This weather station does not reliably report sky cover.
There is either very little precipitation at this location, or the weather station does not reliably report the conditions.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at any time during the year at this location or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 38% (comfortable) to 98% (very humid) over the course of the year, rarely dropping below 20% (dry) and reaching as high as 100% (very humid).
The air is driest around May 9, at which time the relative humidity drops below 48% (comfortable) three days out of four; it is most humid around September 26, exceeding 97% (very humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a year, the dew point typically varies from -5°F (dry) to 62°F (mildy humid) and is rarely below -25°F (dry) or above 67°F (muggy).
The time of the year between May 22 and October 2 is the most comfortable, with dew points that are neither too dry nor too muggy.
Over the course of the year typical wind speeds vary from 0 mph to 6 mph (calm to light breeze), rarely exceeding 8 mph (gentle breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 3 mph (light air) occurs around April 13, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 6 mph (light breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 2 mph (light air) occurs around September 19, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 5 mph (light breeze).