Churchill, Manitoba, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Churchill, Manitoba, Canada? If you're planning to go to Churchill, here 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 Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

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

Important essentials for Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available 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.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Churchill, Manitoba, Canada by month

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January

In January, Churchill is beyond freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C) range. At night, lows are in the 20+ below zero F (30+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Churchill, with of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 70%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Itsanitaq Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Churchill can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C) during the day. It snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Itsanitaq Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Churchill can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits F (10+ below zero C) during the day. It snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Itsanitaq Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April here is biting cold. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Itsanitaq Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in Churchill is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally. It also snows occasionally. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Itsanitaq Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you are traveling to Churchill in June, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Itsanitaq Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Churchill is chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Itsanitaq Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

In August, Churchill can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 Churchill, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Itsanitaq Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you are traveling to Churchill in September, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Itsanitaq Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October for Churchill is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Itsanitaq Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

In November, Churchill can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Churchill, with of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Itsanitaq Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

In December, Churchill is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C) range. At night, lows are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Churchill, with of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Itsanitaq Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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