The winters in Nova Scotia are mild and the summers are slightly cooler than the interior of Canada. Halifax reported an average January temperature of -3.2 degrees centigrade or 26.2 degrees fahrenheit and an average July temperature of 18.3 degrees centrigrade or 85 degrees fahrenheit. The annual rainfall is approximately 1300 mm or 52 inches. This includes 8.3 inches of snow. Fog is common along the southern coast in spring and early summer.