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Toronto Weather in August
The Heat Wave is Still on
Toronto weather in August continues to be blistering hot, so as the outdoor carnivals, concerts and events.
I am sure that the great festivals and events along with top summer attractions will make your stay in Toronto memorable and allow you to forget the hot climate very swiftly.
Sometimes high humidity adds fumes to already sizzling weather in August. So I repeat the same advice - drink lots of water and juices to avoid sunstroke and apply quality sunscreen lotion to avoid sunburn, especially when you are on day out.
Toronto gets good amount of rain in August mostly in form of drizzles and occasional downpours. So bring your umbrella.
August is one of the peak months of summer season. Scores of fantastic events, street carnivals, exhibitions and concerts draw huge crowd to Toronto. Hotels are usually fully packed with tourists. So to get a good deal on Toronto hotels and flights, make your plans early and book hotels and flights before it is too late.
August Toronto Weather : Facts and Figures
Here are some key statistics on Toronto weather in August, especially pay attention to the high temperatures and precipitation figures.
Average High Temperature: 25.3 °C / 78 °F
Average Low Temperature: 17.3 °C / 63 °F
Record High Temperature: 38.9 °C / 102 °F
Record Low Temperature: 4.4 °C / 40 °F
Average Precipitation: 79.6 mm
Wet Days: 9
Top August Activities in Toronto
There is a lot to see and do in Toronto to enjoy the beautiful sunny weather in August. Some of our top picks are...
1). Join the excitement and experience the Caribbean culture and cuisine at the remarkable Caribbean Carnival Toronto Parade. This grand parade offers spectacular sight, sound and smell of Caribbean arts, music and food.
2). The Canadian National Exhibition (aka CNE) is a very popular summer event in Toronto. The 18-day long outdoor carnival offers lots of exciting activities, attractions, exhibitions, shows, concerts, parade, games, food, shopping and most coveted Canadian International Air Show.
3). Partake the biggest Greek festival in the world Taste of The Danforth and savour authentic Greek cuisine and enjoy Greek music and dance. There are several other amazing activities and events as well.
4). If you are a tennis fan, the Rogers Cup offers some action-packed tennis matches at the Rexall Centre. Classified as a Masters 1000 event, the tournament features top-ranking tennis players in the world.
What to Bring for Toronto August Weather
If you are visiting Toronto in August, you need comfortable clothes, shoes, summer accessories and umbrella. Check the following list and pack what you feel necessary.
- Shorts, comfortable long trousers; T-shirts, casual shirts, long sleeve shirts; Light sweater or jacket (You never know when you need them in Toronto)
- Sandals, light shoes
- Sunglasses, sunscreen lotions, hat and cap
- Umbrella (Rain or shine)