The best times to visit Edmonton International Airport for ideal weather are

July 2nd to September 2nd

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



Other Edmonton International Airport Travel Info

Weather in Edmonton International Airport


Average temperatures in Edmonton International Airport vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 35th 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 Edmonton International Airport, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 76.6°F (24.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 49.6°F (9.8°C) at night.

Edmonton International Airport Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Edmonton International Airport Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Edmonton International Airport Perceived Temperature (F)


Edmonton International Airport Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Edmonton International Airport 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 24.6 13.1 2.6
Feb 24.7 12.2 1.3
Mar 34 22.3 11.9
Apr 50.2 36.8 24.7
May 65.7 50.9 35.5
Jun 71.1 58 44.3
Jul 76.1 62.2 48.6
Aug 75 59.8 45.7
Sep 69.3 51.7 36.4
Oct 54.6 39.6 27
Nov 35.2 23.2 12.5
Dec 20.1 9.2 -1.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -4.1 -10.5 -16.3
Feb -4.1 -11 -17.1
Mar 1.1 -5.4 -11.2
Apr 10.1 2.7 -4.1
May 18.7 10.5 1.9
Jun 21.7 14.4 6.8
Jul 24.5 16.8 9.2
Aug 23.9 15.4 7.6
Sep 20.7 10.9 2.4
Oct 12.6 4.2 -2.8
Nov 1.8 -4.9 -10.8
Dec -6.6 -12.7 -18.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Edmonton International Airport are October, February, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late December. For example, on the week of December 24th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

When can you find snow in Edmonton International Airport? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late February and early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Edmonton International Airport is often around around February 12th 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 Edmonton International Airport.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Edmonton International Airport (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 8% 8.4 0.8
Feb 6% 9.4 0.6
Mar 8% 9.2 0.7
Apr 12% 4.5 1.2
May 12% 1.7 1.7
Jun 24% 0 2.6
Jul 25% 0 3.8
Aug 14% 0 1.4
Sep 8% 0 1
Oct 5% 0.5 0.5
Nov 8% 3.4 0.8
Dec 8% 5.6 0.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 21.3 2
Feb 6 23.9 1.5
Mar 8 23.4 1.8
Apr 12 11.4 3
May 12 4.3 4.3
Jun 24 0 6.6
Jul 25 0 9.7
Aug 14 0 3.6
Sep 8 0 2.5
Oct 5 1.3 1.3
Nov 8 8.6 2
Dec 8 14.2 2


Humidity and Wind

Edmonton International Airport has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is May (42.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (67.6%).

Wind in Edmonton International Airport is usually moderate. The windiest month is May, followed by April and October. May’s average wind speed of around 8.5 knots (9.8 MPH or 15.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 17.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Edmonton International Airport.

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Feb 6.8 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Mar 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Apr 8.5 Gentle breeze 16 Significant breeze
May 8.5 Gentle breeze 16.6 Significant breeze
Jun 7.2 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Jul 6.4 Light breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Aug 5.7 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Sep 6.7 Light breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Oct 7.5 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Nov 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Dec 6.5 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.7%
Feb 64.7%
Mar 64.9%
Apr 53.4%
May 42.8%
Jun 56.4%
Jul 65.4%
Aug 64.5%
Sep 56.2%
Oct 57.7%
Nov 64.4%
Dec 67.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Edmonton International Airport?

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 Edmonton International Airport, AB, Canada is July, followed by June and August. 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 Edmonton International Airport 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

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 46.8 in December means 46.8% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Edmonton International Airport Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 69°F (20.6°C) and 23.3°F (-4.8°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 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 most precipitation with 4 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Edmonton International Airport, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 70.7°F (21.5°C) and 27.2°F (-2.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 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 Edmonton International Airport to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 29.2°F (-1.6°C) and 17.6°F (-8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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