Climate and monthly weather forecast
Miquelon-Langlade, Saint Pierre and Miquelon


The climate of Miquelon-Langlade

The climate of Miquelon-Langlade, given its geographical position in Saint Pierre and Miquelon, can be categorized under the Köppen climate classification as Dfb. This classification characterizes regions as having a humid continental climate, no dry season, and a warm summer. Each year, the weather parameters experience significant changes, showcasing the distinct seasons in this region.

Throughout the year, high temperatures fluctuate from a chilly -0.1°C (31.8°F) to a relatively warmer 19.3°C (66.7°F), while the low temperatures swing between a freezing -7.7°C (18.1°F) to a milder 11.6°C (52.9°F). Such a range indicates the presence of distinct cold and warm periods, typically associated with the winter and summer seasons respectively.

Precipitation patterns reveal a fairly even distribution, with rainfall volumes spanning from 98mm (3.86") to 137mm (5.39") each month. In terms of rainfall days, the values oscillate between 5 and 10 days per month, suggesting that rain is a common occurrence here. Daylight hours stretch from a wintery low of 8.6 hours to a summery high of 15.8 hours. Notably, the highest temperatures align with the months boasting the most daylight hours, highlighting the influence of sunlight on the temperature patterns.

The best time to visit Miquelon-Langlade

Based on the weather parameters, the optimal time to visit Miquelon-Langlade is during the summer months when the climate is relatively warm and hospitable. July and August offer the warmest conditions, with high temperatures reaching 17.9°C (64.2°F) and 19.3°C (66.7°F) respectively, and lows staying above 10°C (50°F). Albeit the higher rainfall volumes of 98mm (3.86") and 109mm (4.29") during these months, rainfall days are fewer, thereby enabling plenty of time for outdoor explorations.

The worst time to visit Miquelon-Langlade

Travelers might want to avoid trips to Miquelon-Langlade during the winter months due to the harsh climate conditions. January and February, with high temperatures registering at -0.1°C (31.8°F) and -0.6°C (30.9°F) and lows plummeting to -6.8°C (19.8°F) and -7.7°C (18.1°F), respectively, are to be particularly noted. These biting temperatures coupled with shorter daylight hours of 9 hours and 10.3 hours might interfere with travel plans.

Spring weather in Miquelon-Langlade

The spring season in Miquelon-Langlade typically sees a moderate warming trend, with high temperatures gradually rising from 1.5°C (34.7°F) in March to 9.7°C (49.5°F) in May. Low temperatures also exhibit an upward trend from -4.9°C (23.2°F) to 1.8°C (35.2°F). Rainfall volumes hover around 101mm (3.98") to 101mm (3.98"), while daylight hours start to lengthen from 11.9 hours in March to 15.1 hours in May.

Summer weather in Miquelon-Langlade

Summers in Miquelon-Langlade are the warmest time of the year. High temperatures tend to peak between 13.7°C (56.7°F) and 19.3°C (66.7°F), while lows remain between 5.6°C (42.1°F) and 11.6°C (52.9°F). Despite the rise in rainfall volumes to 98mm (3.86") to 109mm (4.29"), the number of rainfall days range from 5 to 7, offering mostly clear days. Daylight hours during summer extend up to a generous 15.5 to 15.8 hours.

Autumn weather in Miquelon-Langlade

Autumn sees a cooling trend in Miquelon-Langlade, with high temperatures falling from 16.5°C (61.7°F) in September to 7.1°C (44.8°F) in November. Correspondingly, low temperatures also decrease from 8.5°C (47.3°F) to 0.9°C (33.6°F). Rainfall volumes escalate to between 118mm (4.65") and 137mm (5.39"), with a higher number of rainfall days, making it the wettest season. Daylight hours decrease to between 9.4 hours and 12.5 hours.

Winter weather in Miquelon-Langlade

Winter in Miquelon-Langlade is marked by scathing cold temperatures. Highs drop from 2.2°C (36°F) in December to -0.6°C (30.9°F) in February, while lows follow a similar pattern, falling from -3.8°C (25.2°F) to -7.7°C (18.1°F). Despite a slight increase in rainfall volumes of up to 132mm (5.2") to 137mm (5.39"), the cold temperatures often result in snow rather than rain. Daylight hours are the shortest during this season, ranging from 8.6 hours to 10.3 hours.

Weather in January

As the dead of winter engulfs Miquelon-Langlade, the climate is characteristically frigid. January has the lowest average temperatures, ranging from -6.8°C (19.8°F) to -0.1°C (31.8°F). The island is mostly in the grip of icy weather and snowy landscapes. Weather in January »

Weather in February

A clear continuation of the winter season, February still sees severe cold with a slight drop in temperatures. Surpassing January, it registers the coldest average lows, plummeting to -7.7°C (18.1°F). Snow and rain are recurrent, albeit fewer days of precipitation are expected compared from the previous month. Weather in February »

Weather in March

Entering the transitional period from winter to spring, March reflects a welcome respite from February's icy grasp. Even the chilliness subsides as the mercury climbs to reach a high of 1.5°C (34.7°F). Still, residents can anticipate some wet days, with precipitation sprinkles usually falling on five days of the month. Weather in March »

Weather in April

April stands as the forge of spring, broadcasting the departure from wintry conditions. Temperatures soar notably, reaching up to 5.3°C (41.5°F). Sidewalks of Miquelon-Langlade start to fill as daily sunlight duration exceeds 13 hours. Weather in April »

Weather in May

May is the full bloom of Spring, and as temperatures rise further, outdoor activity becomes commonplace. A pleasant increase sends temperatures as high as 9.7°C (49.5°F). Rainfall remains somewhat consistent with the prior season, so an umbrella could be handy just in case. Weather in May »

Weather in June

The onset of June marks the beginning of the much-awaited summer season in Miquelon-Langlade. The daylight hours extend to their longest, up to 15.8 hours. The mild weather allows those living in Miquelon-Langlade to luxuriate in the outdoors, with temperatures peaking at a comfortable 13.7°C (56.7°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

Mid-summer, the month of July serves up Miquelon-Langlade's peak temperatures, catapulting to a balmy 17.9°C (64.2°F). The warmth is consistently striking, with lows barely dipping to 10°C (50°F), encapsulating a truly summery feel throughout the island. Weather in July »

Weather in August

August transitions subtly from the high summer, with temperatures marginally declining, the highest being 19.3°C (66.7°F). The daylight hours decrease to 14.2 hours but remain sufficient to bask in the residual summer warmth. However, despite the slow transition towards autumn, rainfall volume balloons to 109mm (4.29") in this month, a testament to Mother Nature's unpredictability. Miquelon-Langlade experiences its highest average temperatures in August, reaching a peak of 19.3°C (66.7°F) and a minimum of 11.6°C (52.9°F). Weather in August »

Weather in September

September dramatically announces the arrival of autumn, with temperatures nosediving from the summer's heat to a somewhat mild 16.5°C (61.7°F). As the leaves start to change color, a decrease in daylight hours becomes noticeable, dropping to an average of 12.5. Weather in September »

Weather in October

October fully embraces fall, with the Miquelon-Langlade climate shifting noticeably. The cool temperature of 11.5°C (52.7°F) vestiges of the past summer warmth slip away. Characteristic of the period between summer and winter, October experiences the year's greatest number of rainy days—nine in total. Weather in October »

Weather in November

November nudges Miquelon-Langlade further into the grasp of winter. A distinct chill pervades the air as the average temperature barely reaches a high of 7.1°C (44.8°F), marking significant cooling down. Add the high probability of rain on nine days and the receding daylight hours—below ten for the first time since winter—and you have a month exemplifying the end of autumn. The average high-temperature in Miquelon-Langlade slightly decreases in November, shifting from a cool 11.5°C (52.7°F) in October to a chilly 7.1°C (44.8°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December doles out the first true taste of winter to Miquelon-Langlade. With an average low temperature of -3.8°C (25.2°F), the cold is promptly felt. The daylight hours shorten to their least, a mere 8.6 hours, invoking a sense of brevity in the sunny intervals. Weather in December »

Frequently asked questions

How many days does it rain in Miquelon-Langlade?

In Miquelon-Langlade, during the entire year, the rain falls for 84 days and collects up to 1370mm (53.94") of precipitation.

What are the coldest months in Miquelon-Langlade?

February, with average temperatures reaching a high of -0.6°C (30.9°F) and a low of -7.7°C (18.1°F), is the coldest month.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Miquelon-Langlade?

On Sunday, 10. March 2024, at 02:00, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from -03 to -02. Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, 03. November 2024, at 02:00, and the time zone reverts from -02 to -03.

When are the longest days in Miquelon-Langlade?

The month with the longest days in Miquelon-Langlade is June, with an average of 15h and 48min of daylight.

What is the driest month in Miquelon-Langlade?

The month with the least rainfall in Miquelon-Langlade, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, is July, when the rain falls for 7 days and typically collects 98mm (3.86") of precipitation.

What part of the year is the hottest in Miquelon-Langlade?

Miquelon-Langlade experiences its average highest temperatures in August, reaching a peak of 19.3°C (66.7°F) and a minimum of 11.6°C (52.9°F).

What is the wettest month in Miquelon-Langlade?

The wettest months are October and November, with an average 137mm (5.39") of rainfall.

What is the month with the shortest days in Miquelon-Langlade?

December has the shortest days of the year in Miquelon-Langlade, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, with an average of 8h and 36min of daylight.

Average temperature
Miquelon-Langlade, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Average temperature - Miquelon-Langlade, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (19.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-0.6°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (11.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-7.7°C).


Average rainfall
Miquelon-Langlade, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Average rainfall - Miquelon-Langlade, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (137mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (98mm).


Average rainfall days
Miquelon-Langlade, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Average rainfall days - Miquelon-Langlade, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (10 days).
The months with the least rainy days are March and August (5 days).


Average daylight
Miquelon-Langlade, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Average daylight - Miquelon-Langlade, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 36min).


Miquelon-Langlade, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

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