The best times to visit Elkwater 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.


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Weather in Elkwater

Temperature

Average temperatures in Elkwater vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 43rd 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 Elkwater, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 83.5°F (28.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54°F (12.2°C) at night.

Elkwater Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Elkwater 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.

Elkwater Perceived Temperature (F)

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Elkwater Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Elkwater 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan29.219.49.2
Feb3019.69.1
Mar423120.4
Apr54.341.828.9
May64.75238.1
Jun71.659.747.1
Jul80.566.952
Aug81.266.651.6
Sep72.558.845.1
Oct57.444.732.6
Nov41.630.520.4
Dec28.117.87.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan-1.6-7-12.7
Feb-1.1-6.9-12.7
Mar5.6-0.6-6.4
Apr12.45.4-1.7
May18.211.13.4
Jun2215.48.4
Jul26.919.411.1
Aug27.319.210.9
Sep22.514.97.3
Oct14.17.10.3
Nov5.3-0.8-6.4
Dec-2.2-7.9-13.4


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Elkwater are December, February, and then January. 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 mid June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in Elkwater? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Elkwater.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan4%00.5
Feb2%00.5
Mar6%00.6
Apr10%01
May16%01.9
Jun22%03.2
Jul10%01.4
Aug12%01.8
Sep8%01.2
Oct6%00.9
Nov7%00.5
Dec1%00.4

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan401.3
Feb201.3
Mar601.5
Apr1002.5
May1604.8
Jun2208.1
Jul1003.6
Aug1204.6
Sep803
Oct602.3
Nov701.3
Dec101

 

Humidity and Wind

Elkwater has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (42.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (69.9%).

Wind in Elkwater is usually not reported.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan0Still0Still
Feb0Still0Still
Mar0Still0Still
Apr0Still0Still
May0Still0Still
Jun0Still0Still
Jul0Still0Still
Aug0Still0Still
Sep0Still0Still
Oct0Still0Still
Nov0Still0Still
Dec0Still0Still

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan66.2%
Feb66.4%
Mar57.4%
Apr45.9%
May45.1%
Jun52.7%
Jul46.5%
Aug42.1%
Sep42.5%
Oct52.1%
Nov59.6%
Dec69.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Elkwater?

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 Elkwater, 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 Elkwater 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 somewhat 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 Elkwater Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 69.3°F (20.7°C) and 27.6°F (-2.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 5 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 3 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Elkwater, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 73.5°F (23.1°C) and 34.9°F (1.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 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 Elkwater to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 34.8°F (1.6°C) and 24.8°F (-4°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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