When is the best time to go to Edmonton

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Edmonton, Canada. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Edmonton weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Edmonton are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Edmonton January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
-8°C 22mm 3.4hrs 9.5hrs

January in Edmonton is generally dry with the temperature being very cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Edmonton for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Edmonton and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -9°C (17°F), whilst at night -19°C (-2°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Edmonton with around 22mm 0.9 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Edmonton weather in January »

February

Edmonton February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
-5°C 16mm 4.6hrs 11.1hrs

February in Edmonton is generally dry with the temperature being very cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Edmonton for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Edmonton and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -5°C (23°F), whilst at night -16°C (4°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Edmonton with around 16mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Edmonton weather in February »

March

Edmonton March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
0°C 16mm 5.8hrs 13hrs

The weather in March in Edmonton is characteristically cold and dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Edmonton.

March is in the spring in Edmonton and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 1°C (33°F), whilst at night -10°C (14°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Edmonton with around 16mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Edmonton weather in March »

April

Edmonton April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
9°C 21mm 8.4hrs 15.2hrs

Edmonton's weather in April is typically cool and dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Edmonton.

April is in the spring in Edmonton and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 10°C (50°F), whilst at night -2°C (29°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Edmonton with around 21mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Edmonton weather in April »

May

Edmonton May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
16°C 44mm 9.6hrs 17.3hrs

May is a reasonably dry month in Edmonton and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Edmonton, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Edmonton and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (63°F), whilst at night 4°C (40°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Edmonton with around 44mm 1.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Edmonton weather in May »

June

Edmonton June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 85mm 10.1hrs 9.5hrs

Mild and a little damp weather often prevails in Edmonton during the month of June

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Edmonton, with some very good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Edmonton and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 8°C (47°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Edmonton with around 85mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Edmonton weather in June »

July

Edmonton July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 95mm 10.6hrs 11.1hrs

July in Edmonton is generally a little damp with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Edmonton, with some very good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Edmonton and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (73°F), whilst at night 10°C (51°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Edmonton with around 95mm 3.7 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Edmonton weather in July »

August

Edmonton August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 68mm 9.6hrs 13hrs

The weather in August in Edmonton is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Edmonton, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Edmonton and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 9°C (49°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Edmonton with around 68mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Edmonton weather in August »

September

Edmonton September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
15°C 43mm 6.5hrs 15.2hrs

Edmonton's weather in September is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Edmonton, with some very good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in Edmonton and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 4°C (40°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Edmonton with around 43mm 1.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Edmonton weather in September »

October

Edmonton October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
10°C 16mm 5.7hrs 17.3hrs

October is a dry month in Edmonton and the temperature is generally cool.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Edmonton, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Edmonton and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (52°F), whilst at night -1°C (30°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Edmonton with around 16mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Edmonton weather in October »

November

Edmonton November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
-1°C 15mm 3.6hrs 9.5hrs

The weather in November in Edmonton is characteristically cold and dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Edmonton for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Edmonton and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -1°C (31°F), whilst at night -10°C (14°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Edmonton with around 15mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Edmonton weather in November »

December

Edmonton December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
-6°C 22mm 2.8hrs 11.1hrs

December in Edmonton is generally dry with the temperature being very cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Edmonton for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Edmonton and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -7°C (19°F), whilst at night -17°C (2°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Edmonton with around 22mm 0.9 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Edmonton weather in December »

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Edmonton weather stats

Edmonton weather statistics
Hottest month: July 22.2°C 72°F
Driest month: November 15mm 0.6ins
Sunniest month: August 9.6hrs
Coldest month: January -8.8°C 16.2°F
Wettest month: July 95mm 3.7ins
Warmest sea: August 11.3°C 52.3°F
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