Montreal in November Weather and Event Guide

Bonsecours Market in Old Montreal in winter.
••• Bonsecours Market in Old Montreal in winter. Yves Marcoux / Design Pics / Getty Images

Temperatures can be cold in Montreal in November, but not necessarily unpleasant, especially if you're prepared.


  • Average November temperature: 7ºC/45ºF
  • November average high: 11ºC/52ºF
  • November average low: 1ºC/30ºF

Visitors can expect rain about 10 out of 30 days in November.

What to Pack

Visitors to Montreal in November should be prepared for a variety of temperatures. Pack clothing that can be layered. Be sure to check the weather forecast before you leave. It is likely Montreal will have snow and freezing cold temperatures in November. Be advised that due to wind chill, the perceived temperature can be much lower than the actual temperature, so do not underestimate how cold it can get and feel.

  • Long sleeve shirts; sweaters/sweatshirts; heavy winter coat; jacket; snow pants; long pants; closed-toe, comfortable shoes, waterproof boots.
  • Umbrella


Good to Know

  • Remembrance Day - November 11 - though not a general holiday is a bank holiday in Montreal and the rest of Quebec. Banks and government offices will be closed. Call ahead to double check the hours for any restaurants or stores you plan to visit.
  • Note that some Old Montreal restaurants and businesses may close over the winter months, but there is still plenty to 

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