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, we've got 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Churchill.

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

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    January

    January in Churchill can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20+ below zero F (30+ below zero C). It snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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    February

    February for Churchill is beyond freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C) during the day. It snows regularly.

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    March

    Traveling to Churchill in March, you will notice that it can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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    April

    April in Churchill is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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    May

    If you are traveling to Churchill in May, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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    June

    If you go to Churchill in June, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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    July

    If you visit Churchill during July, you might find that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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    August

    In August, Churchill is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third of the time 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%.

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    September

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

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    October

    October in Churchill is frigid and somewhat snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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    November

    If you go to Churchill in November, you will notice that it is biting cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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    December

    December here is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

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