Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

CYUL · Quebec, Canada

Statistics Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport 2019-2022

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (CYUL) between 2019 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 67.3 67 65 70 64
February 76.3 73 78 78 79
March 80.3 74 93 80 85
April 80.5 85 88 89 73
May 89.6 91 94 95 82
June 89.8 90 95 91 90
July 92.6 95 89 93 96
August 92.5 90 93 90 94
September 88.0 76 95 91 92
October 82.2 95 78 85 84
November 80.1 76 85 87 81
December 72.0 68 75 70 75
Average 83.8 83.0 86.8 85.8 84.0

38th best VFR conditions of Canada

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 5 mi or more
  • Ceiling: 3,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 83.9 78 89 89 82
February 85.3 83 88 84 85
March 90.5 85 98 91 94
April 92.6 94 97 98 88
May 97.1 97 98 99 95
June 98.4 99 99 97 100
July 98.3 98 100 98 99
August 98.1 97 98 97 100
September 96.6 92 100 98 98
October 92.5 98 91 93 93
November 90.6 89 96 94 94
December 87.8 81 94 90 85
Average 93.4 91.9 96.1 94.4 93.3

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 3⅛ mi or more
  • Ceiling: 1,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January -5.7 -8 -3 -2 -6
February -2.3 -2 -3 -1 -4
March 3.0 3 6 5 2
April 11.1 11 14 10 10
May 19.8 22 20 19 17
June 24.6 24 27 25 24
July 27.5 27 25 29 29
August 26.2 26 28 25 26
September 21.5 20 22 20 21
October 14.8 16 16 13 14
November 5.7 8 6 9 3
December -1.4 3 1 1 -1
Average 12.4 13.0 13.3 12.9 11.3

88th highest temperature of Canada

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January -12.5 -18 -9 -8 -14
February -10.0 -11 -11 -9 -12
March -5.2 -5 -4 -3 -6
April 2.2 2 4 1 2
May 9.4 11 10 9 8
June 15.0 15 17 15 14
July 18.3 18 17 20 19
August 17.5 18 20 17 17
September 12.8 12 14 11 12
October 6.7 6 9 6 6
November -1.0 2 0 1 -4
December -8.9 -3 -7 -5 -7
Average 4.1 4.3 5.0 4.6 2.9

459th lowest temperature of Canada

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 37.7 40 33 33 51
February 31.4 37 31 34 30
March 22.1 32 10 20 19
April 22.4 21 19 17 23
May 11.2 11 6 5 16
June 10.5 15 9 4 11
July 5.7 5 5 6 2
August 7.5 10 6 12 6
September 9.4 17 7 9 12
October 15.5 8 19 19 14
November 22.3 26 15 13 29
December 29.2 31 22 29 30
Average 17.3 19.7 13.9 15.3 18.4

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 9.4 9 8 9 10
February 10.8 12 9 11 12
March 10.8 11 11 11 11
April 11.0 11 10 12 11
May 9.4 9 9 10 9
June 9.7 10 10 10 9
July 8.7 10 8 9 9
August 8.2 8 9 8 9
September 8.0 8 8 9 8
October 9.1 8 8 9 9
November 9.7 9 9 10 11
December 9.7 11 10 10 10
Average 9.5 9.5 9.1 9.6 9.7

88th highest wind speed of Canada

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 336° 275° 287° 278°
February 263° 258° 257° 259°
March 271° 252° 257° 246°
April 294° 328° 298° 268°
May 189° 254° 261° 302°
June 229° 221° 231° 235°
July 237° 242° 224° 235°
August 255° 223° 244° 238°
September 293° 230° 223° 239°
October 196° 033° 228° 076°
November 229° 253° 240° 256°
December 330° 273° 246° 277°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

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