We have recognised that we see positive and negative integers when looking at temperatures. Toronto is in Canada. Canada is a country that can get very cold and often has time throughout the year where the temperature actually goes below zero and into the negatives.

Toronto Average Temperatures For Each Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max -1 0 5 11 17 23 25 25 22 14 8 3
Min -6 -6 -3 3 8 14 17 17 13 7 2 -4
  • On two separate number lines, order the minimum and maximum temperatures from smallest to largest.
  • Use the table to construct a comparative line graph.5
  • Explain why the average temperatures for each month can be different.
  • If you were to go on a holiday to Toronto, what time of the year would you like to go? Why?