About St. John’s

About St. John’s

Population 
City of St. John's (2011): 106,172
St. John's Census Metropolitan Area (2011): 196,966
Province of Newfoundland & Labrador (2011): 514,536

Airport Code
St. John's International Airport Authority: YYT

Geographic Area
City: 480 sq km
Metro Area: 850 sq km
View an interactive map of St. John's

Climate
Winters are generally mild with an average temperature of 0 degrees celsius. During the summer months the temperature ranges from cool to hot with an average of 20 - 23 degrees Celsius (mean maximum temperature).

  Celsius Fahrenheit Rainfall (mm) Snowfall (cm)
January -0.9 30.4 73.7 79.9
February -1.5 29.3 60.5 66.5
March 1.2 34.2 76.7 52.3
April 5.2 41.4 93.7 25.7
May 10.7 51.3 93.9 6.1
June 15.9 60.6 100.5 1.3
July 20.3 68.5 89.4 0.0
August 19.9 67.8 130.9 0.0
September 15.9 60.6 130.9 0.0
October 10.5 50.9 116.3 2.9
November 5.9 42.6 116.3 26.3
December 1.2 34.2 88.4 61.3

On average, the annual rainfall is 1,191 millimetres (mm) and annual snowfall is 322 centimetres (cm).

Check out the weather conditions for this week from Environment Canada.

Time Zone
Newfoundland Standard Time is a half-hour ahead of Atlantic Standard Time and one and a half-hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time.

Customs Regulations
Visitors to Canada may bring in sporting outfits and other equipment for their own use by declaring them at the point of entry. These may include fishing tackle, rifles used for hunting, cameras, etc. Visitors must provide Canadian customs with a description of such equipment, including serial numbers where possible, so that the articles may be readily cleared upon their return.

Emergency Numbers

Emergency 911
Fire Department (709) 722-1234
Police Department (709) 729-8000
Police Hearing Impaired TTY-TDD 1-800-363-4334
Environmental Emergency (709) 772-2083
Poison Control (709) 722-1110
Health Science Complex (709) 777-6300
Janeway Child Health Centre (709) 777-6300
Leonard A. Miller Centre (709) 777-6555
St. Clares Mercy Hospital (709) 777-5000
Waterford Hospital (709) 777-3300