North America Weather Overview
North America is
where you will find the bright lights of Las Vegas,
the ski slopes of Whistler,
the white beaches of Cabo San Lucas
and the intriguing culture of Cuba.
Spanning from the tip of icy Alaska right
down to the sandy beaches of southern Mexico,
In the very northwest you
The climate of
the largest city. It lies on the coast in south-central
As you move away from
the coast the weather becomes increasingly extreme. Because
June 1915 saw
Lying adjacent to
On the west coast is
BC’s capital is the
city of Victoria which
lies on the picturesque
The climate across Canada varies depending on proximity to the coast and the presence of mountain ranges. The East and west coasts see average highs of about 22°C to 24°C, while inland Canada witnesses highs in the late 20’s and occasionally in the 30’s. In the interior the mercury has been known to rise into the 40’s on the very odd occasion during heat waves. On the flipside winters in the interior are very harsh, with snow covering the ground for up to 6 months of the year and the temperatures falling to extreme lows of -30°C to -40°C.
Lying south of Canada
and above Mexico, with Pacific Ocean on the West, the Atlantic on the East and
the Gulf of Mexico to the south The United
States of America covers 10 million square kilometres and is
home to over 300 million people.
On the southwest
coast of California, conditions
In this part of southern California it is not uncommon to see the mercury rise over 30°C in the midst of summer, though you won’t have to sit in the heat for too long as the beautiful Californian beaches are nearby and the evenings are cooled by the famous Santa Ana winds.