The best times to visit Edson for ideal weather are

June 18th to August 19th

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

 

 


Other Edson Travel Info

Weather in Edson

Temperature

Average temperatures in Edson vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 31st 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 Edson, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 76.3°F (24.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 47.8°F (8.8°C) at night.

Edson Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Edson 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.

Edson Perceived Temperature (F)

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Edson Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Edson 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 29.6 15.3 5.1
Feb 32.6 16.5 5
Mar 40.1 25.1 12.8
Apr 50.1 36.3 23.9
May 62.7 48.7 34.7
Jun 69 55.5 41.9
Jul 75.8 61.1 47.6
Aug 73.2 58.3 45
Sep 66.6 49.8 36.4
Oct 52.8 38 27.1
Nov 34.9 22.6 13.1
Dec 23.3 10 0.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -1.3 -9.3 -14.9
Feb 0.3 -8.6 -15
Mar 4.5 -3.8 -10.7
Apr 10.1 2.4 -4.5
May 17.1 9.3 1.5
Jun 20.6 13.1 5.5
Jul 24.3 16.2 8.7
Aug 22.9 14.6 7.2
Sep 19.2 9.9 2.4
Oct 11.6 3.3 -2.7
Nov 1.6 -5.2 -10.5
Dec -4.8 -12.2 -17.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Edson are February, December, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.

When can you find snow in Edson? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Edson 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 Edson.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Edson (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 6% 10 0.6
Feb 4% 11.2 0.3
Mar 7% 9.9 0.6
Apr 5% 3.1 0.4
May 13% 1 1.4
Jun 28% 1 3.1
Jul 21% 0.7 2.9
Aug 19% 0.7 2.3
Sep 11% 0.8 1.1
Oct 5% 1.8 1
Nov 7% 4.1 0.7
Dec 4% 7.9 0.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 25.4 1.5
Feb 4 28.4 0.8
Mar 7 25.1 1.5
Apr 5 7.9 1
May 13 2.5 3.6
Jun 28 2.5 7.9
Jul 21 1.8 7.4
Aug 19 1.8 5.8
Sep 11 2 2.8
Oct 5 4.6 2.5
Nov 7 10.4 1.8
Dec 4 20.1 1.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Edson has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is May (46.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (71.8%).

Wind in Edson is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by April and July. May’s average wind speed of around 4.6 knots (5.3 MPH or 8.5 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late April where average top sustained speeds reach 10.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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 3.7 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.4 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
May 4.6 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.8 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.3 Barely noticeable 7.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.1 Barely noticeable 6.7 Gentle breeze
Dec 3 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63.9%
Feb 60.6%
Mar 53.5%
Apr 46.4%
May 46.3%
Jun 54.5%
Jul 54.1%
Aug 60%
Sep 58.4%
Oct 59.1%
Nov 69.6%
Dec 71.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Edson?

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

 

 

Overall Edson Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 66.1°F (18.9°C) and 31.3°F (-0.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 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 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Edson, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 68.1°F (20.1°C) and 28.6°F (-1.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 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 Edson to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 36.8°F (2.7°C) and 19.6°F (-6.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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