Quebec City, Quebec, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Quebec City, Quebec, Canada? If you're planning to go to Quebec City, this 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 Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

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

Important essentials for Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Quebec City, Quebec, Canada by month

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January

In January, Quebec City is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) and occasionally jump into the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Quebec City, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the must-see Basilica of Saint Anne de Beaupré, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Musée de la civilisation, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you want to visit Montmorency Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

February

February in Quebec City is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C) to 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the must-see Basilica of Saint Anne de Beaupré, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Musée de la civilisation, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you want to visit Montmorency Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

March

March in Quebec City is frosty. 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the must-see Basilica of Saint Anne de Beaupré, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Musée de la civilisation, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you want to visit Montmorency Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

April

In April, Quebec City can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Quebec City, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the must-see Basilica of Saint Anne de Beaupré, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Musée de la civilisation, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you want to visit Montmorency Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

May

May for Quebec City is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the must-see Basilica of Saint Anne de Beaupré, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Musée de la civilisation, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you want to visit Montmorency Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

June

June in Quebec City is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the must-see Basilica of Saint Anne de Beaupré, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Musée de la civilisation, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you want to visit Montmorency Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

July

July for Quebec City is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the must-see Basilica of Saint Anne de Beaupré, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Musée de la civilisation, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you want to visit Montmorency Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

August

In August, Quebec City is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Quebec City, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the must-see Basilica of Saint Anne de Beaupré, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Musée de la civilisation, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you want to visit Montmorency Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

September

If you go to Quebec City in September, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the must-see Basilica of Saint Anne de Beaupré, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Musée de la civilisation, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you want to visit Montmorency Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

October

October in Quebec City is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C), with a few days below 28 F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the must-see Basilica of Saint Anne de Beaupré, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Musée de la civilisation, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you want to visit Montmorency Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

November

In November, Quebec City is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Quebec City, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the must-see Basilica of Saint Anne de Beaupré, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Musée de la civilisation, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you want to visit Montmorency Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

December

December in Quebec City can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) to 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the must-see Basilica of Saint Anne de Beaupré, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Musée de la civilisation, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you want to visit Montmorency Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

Activities for Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

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

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