The Weather in St John's

Here are some tips on being weather-ready with your family in St John's!

The most reliable app for keeping oneself informed about the weather in St John's is Weather Canada App. You can also check the St. John's 36 Hours Weather Forecast for weather updates. It is a good idea to familiarize yourself with the weather in St John's prior to arrival and to bring weather-appropriate clothing with you. 

Some weather specific items are:

  • Fall Season: Rain jacket/ coat with hoodie, rain boots, an umbrella
  • Winter Season: Waterproof winter jacket/ coat/ waterproof windbreaker, rain boots, an umbrella, snow boots, waterproof mittens/ gloves, woolen muffler, woolen hats, thermal underwear (available at Old Navy) Note: the winters here are windy, rainy and cold. Make sure you bring a waterproof and insulated clothing. 
  • Summer/ Spring Season: Rain jacket/ coat with hoodie, rain boots, an umbrella, hat, sunscreen lotion

Here are some useful external resources to guide you when shopping for weather-related clothing. 


Internationalization Office

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000