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Weather in December in Anticosti Island

Thinking about venturing to Anticosti Island this December and curious about the weather conditions to expect? This page holds all the key information you seek, responding to your question:

What is the weather like in Anticosti Island in December?

Anticosti Island is a region in Canada. December in Anticosti Island generally has very cold temperatures, with high precipitation.


You can expect very cold maximum daytime temperatures of around -1°C and nighttime temperatures around -7°C in Port Menier. December is a very cold month in some areas, so be prepared and make sure to dress up warm.


December is a rainy month with an average snowfall of around 104 mm in Port Menier.

Average sunshine

Port Menier experiences limited sunny days, amounting to roughly 65 hours of sunshine. This makes it perfect for those who prefer dimmer, cloudier settings rather than intense sunlit days

For specific regional insights in Anticosti Island for December, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Anticosti Island climate page.

Where to go in Anticosti Island in December

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Anticosti Island on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations

What is the weather like in December for the most popular destinonation in Anticosti Island?

Port Menier

In December Port Menier generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -1°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -7°C and high monthly snowfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Port Menier
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sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snowfall precipitationSnowfall
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97 hours 
114 mm 
13 days 
65 hours 
104 mm 
16 days 
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79 hours 
90 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Port Menier

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Is December the best time to visit Anticosti Island?

In our view, December might not be the best time to travel to Anticosti Island with often poor weather in Port Menier.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in August offering mostly pleasant weather in Port Menier. On the other hand, the months of January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December tend to have poor weather conditions.

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