The best times to visit Hinton for ideal weather are

October 1st to April 22nd

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



Other Hinton Travel Info

Weather in Hinton


Average temperatures in Hinton vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 22nd 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 Hinton, 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 59.7°F (15.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 28.3°F (-2.1°C) at night.

Hinton Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Hinton 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.

Hinton Perceived Temperature (F)


Hinton Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Hinton 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 21.1 7.6 -2.2
Feb 22.7 9.4 -0.9
Mar 27.7 14.9 4
Apr 30.7 19.5 9.1
May 42 29.7 17.4
Jun 47.6 35.4 22.4
Jul 58.4 44 28.9
Aug 51.6 37.4 24.4
Sep 50.6 35.1 22.5
Oct 44.2 29.8 19.6
Nov 27.6 14.3 5.1
Dec 15.6 1.8 -7.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -6.1 -13.6 -19
Feb -5.2 -12.6 -18.3
Mar -2.4 -9.5 -15.6
Apr -0.7 -6.9 -12.7
May 5.6 -1.3 -8.1
Jun 8.7 1.9 -5.3
Jul 14.7 6.7 -1.7
Aug 10.9 3 -4.2
Sep 10.3 1.7 -5.3
Oct 6.8 -1.2 -6.9
Nov -2.4 -9.8 -14.9
Dec -9.1 -16.8 -21.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hinton are February, December, 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 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 July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Hinton? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Hinton is often around around December 17th 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 Hinton.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hinton (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% 15.6 0.8
Feb 5% 16.7 0.5
Mar 7% 13.5 0.7
Apr 8% 6.4 1
May 17% 1.2 1.5
Jun 18% 0 2
Jul 20% 0 2.1
Aug 20% 0 2.3
Sep 15% 0 1.4
Oct 7% 0.6 0.8
Nov 11% 5.2 1
Dec 6% 10.9 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 39.6 2
Feb 5 42.4 1.3
Mar 7 34.3 1.8
Apr 8 16.3 2.5
May 17 3 3.8
Jun 18 0 5.1
Jul 20 0 5.3
Aug 20 0 5.8
Sep 15 0 3.6
Oct 7 1.5 2
Nov 11 13.2 2.5
Dec 6 27.7 1.5


Humidity and Wind

Hinton has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (49.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (74.2%).

Wind in Hinton is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by April and March. May’s average wind speed of around 2.6 knots (3 MPH or 4.9 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 late May to early June where average top sustained speeds reach 7.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 2.1 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Feb 2.3 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Mar 2.6 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Apr 2.6 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
May 2.6 Barely noticeable 7.6 Light breeze
Jun 2.3 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.3 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Aug 2 Barely noticeable 6.4 Light breeze
Sep 2.1 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
Oct 2 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
Nov 1.9 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
Dec 1.4 Barely noticeable 3.9 Barely noticeable

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 68.6%
Feb 58.1%
Mar 53.1%
Apr 49.9%
May 50.1%
Jun 52%
Jul 50.8%
Aug 58.8%
Sep 58.9%
Oct 62.2%
Nov 73%
Dec 74.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Hinton?

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 Hinton, 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 Hinton 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 Hinton Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 45.4°F (7.4°C) and 21.6°F (-5.8°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 cold weather with high temperatures that are still jacket weather. These months see the most precipitation with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Hinton, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 55.6°F (13.1°C) and 19.4°F (-7°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 5 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 Hinton to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 25.7°F (-3.5°C) and 12.7°F (-10.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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