Montreal in July Weather and Event Guide


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Festival Season Heats up Montreal in July

July Weather in Montreal: 

July is hot in Montreal. The weather can also be pretty humid. 

  • Average July temperature: 21ºC / 68ºF

  • July average high: 24ºC / 80ºF
  • July average low: 16ºC / 60ºF

Visitors can expect rain about 10 days out of 31 in July.

What to Pack for Montreal in July:

  • Shorts; t-shirts; light-colored, long sleeve shirts; light, long pants; jacket or shawl; sandals; closed-toe shoes.
  • Umbrella
  • Bug spray if you're heading out of the city.
  • Sunhat, sunglasses, sunscreen
  • You may not use them, but it can't hurt to bring a light jacket or shawl.

Montreal in July Perks:

  • Montreal is truly a city of festivals in the summertime. This city knows how to celebrate the season and does it often.
  • Summertime is patio season - a nice way to wile away the day or evening.
  • Montreal has lots of waterfront to stroll
  • Montreal's Six Flags theme park, La Ronde, is open for business.
  • Mont Royal, a public downtown park, is a haven for the active and inactive all year, but especially in summer. Don't miss the weekly Tam Tams drum fest every Sunday between May and October. 

Montreal in July Cons:

  • Temperatures in the 80s and sometimes 90s and high humidity may be a turnoff to some.
  • Summer means higher travel prices, fuller than usual hotels and restaurants and possibly longer lineups at Montreal's tourist attractions.

    Good to Know about Montreal in July:

    • July 1st is Canada Day - a national public holiday. Banks and most stores will be closed.
    • Montreal temperatures can get into the 90s and it is humid. Be sure to keep water bottles with you, especially important for older travellers and children.

    Montreal in July - Events & Highlights: