Burlington, Ontario, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Burlington, Ontario, Canada? If you're planning to go to Burlington, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Based on the climate and weather in Burlington, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Burlington, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Burlington, Ontario, Canada by month

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January

January in Burlington is frosty and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below -4 F (20+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows a bit less than half of the time.

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February

February for Burlington is freezing. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows a bit less than half of the time.

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March

March in Burlington is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows sometimes.

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April

If you visit Burlington during April, you may find that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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May

In May, Burlington is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and regularly jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Burlington, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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June

If you vacation in Burlington during June, you will probably notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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July

In July, Burlington is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and regularly jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Burlington, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

August in Burlington is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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September

September in this region is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

October in Burlington can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

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November

November in Burlington is cold and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

In December, Burlington is very cold. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Burlington, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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Activities for Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Burlington.

If you go to Royal Botanical Gardens, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

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