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

Traveling to Southwestern Ontario, Ontario, Canada? If you're planning to go to Southwestern Ontario, 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 Southwestern Ontario, Ontario, Canada

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

Important essentials for Southwestern Ontario, Ontario, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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 may become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Southwestern Ontario is unbearably cold and very snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Southwestern Ontario, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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February

February in Southwestern Ontario is very cold 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 low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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March

March in Southwestern Ontario is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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April

In April, Southwestern Ontario can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Southwestern Ontario, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

In May, Southwestern Ontario is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and a bit less than half 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 Southwestern Ontario, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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June

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

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July

If you vacation in Southwestern Ontario during July, you are likely to notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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August

August here is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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September

September in Southwestern Ontario is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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October

Traveling to Southwestern Ontario in October, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

November for Southwestern Ontario is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows 5-10 days this month.

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December

If you are traveling to Southwestern Ontario in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Southwestern Ontario, Ontario, Canada

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

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