top of page

Weather summary for Ontario


An area of low pressure delivered a wintry mix of precipitation to southern and northeastern Ontario Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning. Northeastern Ontario saw a mix of snow, ice pellets and freezing rain. Central and eastern Ontario started out with rain that then turned to freezing rain as temperatures dropped Wednesday evening. The remainder of southern Ontario received rain and even a few isolated thunderstorms.


There were 11 hours of freezing rain and freezing drizzle at the Ottawa Airport and 4.5 hours at both North Bay and Gore Bay.


Rain and freezing rain amounts:

  • Bancroft: 26.3 mm

  • Algonquin Park: 25.7 mm

  • Kemptville: 22.2 mm

  • Ottawa: 11.7 mm

  • Moose Creek Wells: 10.4 mm


Many areas saw heavy rain. Below is a summary of rainfall amounts:

  • Grenadier Island: 28.8 mm

  • Beatrice: 28.1 mm

  • Cobourg: 27.4 mm

  • Vineland: 27.1 mm

  • Brockville: 37.6 mm

  • Welland-Pelham: 25.4 mm

  • Peterborough: 22.7 mm

  • Craigleith: 22.4 mm

  • Tapley: 22.4 mm

  • Thornbury: 22.2 mm

  • Belleville: 21.6 mm

  • Uxbridge: 21.2 mm

  • Toronto Pearson: 21.0 mm

  • Warsaw: 20.8 mm

  • Toronto Downtown: 20.6 mm

  • Point Petre: 20.6 mm

  • Barrie: 20.5 mm


Ice pellet amounts:

  • Sudbury: 16 cm

  • Barrage Temiscamingue: 15 cm

  • Chalk River: 11.8 cm

  • Sault Ste. Marie Airport: 10 cm


Data Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada

bottom of page