The best times to visit Alma for ideal weather are

June 11th to September 30th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Alma Travel Info

Weather in Alma

Temperature

Average temperatures in Alma vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 21st percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Alma, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 75.4°F (24.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57°F (13.9°C) at night.

Alma Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Alma Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Alma Perceived Temperature (F)

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Alma Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Alma Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 31 21 11.9
Feb 31 21.6 12.6
Mar 38.6 29.2 20.2
Apr 50.2 39.9 31.6
May 60.6 49.5 40.6
Jun 68.6 57.3 48.8
Jul 74.6 63.4 55
Aug 74.2 63.9 55.9
Sep 68.4 58 49.2
Oct 57.5 48.5 39.9
Nov 47.1 38.6 31
Dec 37.3 28.9 21.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -0.6 -6.1 -11.2
Feb -0.6 -5.8 -10.8
Mar 3.7 -1.6 -6.6
Apr 10.1 4.4 -0.2
May 15.9 9.7 4.8
Jun 20.3 14.1 9.3
Jul 23.7 17.4 12.8
Aug 23.4 17.7 13.3
Sep 20.2 14.4 9.6
Oct 14.2 9.2 4.4
Nov 8.4 3.7 -0.6
Dec 2.9 -1.7 -6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Alma are August, September, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early May. For example, on the week of April 30th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Alma? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to mid April. The best time to ski (if at all) in Alma is often around around April 30th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Alma.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Alma (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 27% 7.9 5.1
Feb 25% 14 4.7
Mar 24% 15 4.2
Apr 27% 10.7 3.9
May 24% 8.6 4
Jun 30% 0.6 5.9
Jul 25% 0.6 5.1
Aug 18% 0.7 3.3
Sep 20% 0.8 4.4
Oct 30% 0.4 6.6
Nov 29% 2.2 6.3
Dec 40% 4 8.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 27 20.1 13
Feb 25 35.6 11.9
Mar 24 38.1 10.7
Apr 27 27.2 9.9
May 24 21.8 10.2
Jun 30 1.5 15
Jul 25 1.5 13
Aug 18 1.8 8.4
Sep 20 2 11.2
Oct 30 1 16.8
Nov 29 5.6 16
Dec 40 10.2 20.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Alma has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (59.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (77.3%).

Wind in Alma is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is November, followed by February and March. November’s average wind speed of around 1.9 knots (2.2 MPH or 3.5 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 8.1 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Alma.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 1.5 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Feb 1.8 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Mar 1.6 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Apr 1.2 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
May 1.1 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Jun 1.2 Barely noticeable 4.3 Light breeze
Jul 1.1 Barely noticeable 3.8 Light breeze
Aug 1 Barely noticeable 3.9 Barely noticeable
Sep 1.3 Barely noticeable 4.5 Light breeze
Oct 1.6 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
Nov 1.9 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Dec 1.5 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 66.1%
Feb 65.7%
Mar 59.9%
Apr 64%
May 69.2%
Jun 73.7%
Jul 77.3%
Aug 77.3%
Sep 75.1%
Oct 72.2%
Nov 70.6%
Dec 73.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Alma?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Canada; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 07, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Alma, NB, Canada is July, followed by August and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Alma in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 51.6 in December means 51.6% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Alma Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 65.4°F (18.6°C) and 32.8°F (0.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 6 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Alma, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 71.2°F (21.8°C) and 42.5°F (5.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 9 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Alma to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 41°F (5°C) and 26.6°F (-3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 12 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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