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INTERACTIVE | Winter weather

Potentially hazardous weather conditions in Canada

Last Updated: Nov. 23, 2012

Canada can experience a wide range of weather during the winter months, but cold temperatures almost always produce some form of snow or ice in most regions of the country. The severe weather can be challenging and even hazardous as Canadians routinely put up with extreme amounts of snow, blizzards, freezing rain and wind chills.

No weather occurrence is the same, especially in a country as diverse and large as Canada, but knowing what to expect when winter weather arrives is essential when making plans to deal with potentially hazardous conditions. Click on the boxes below to learn a little more about Canada’s winter weather.

Source: Environment Canada

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