The best times to visit Jasper for ideal weather are

June 18th to August 26th

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



Other Jasper Travel Info

Weather in Jasper


Average temperatures in Jasper vary drastically. 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 Jasper, 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 79.4°F (26.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 43.9°F (6.6°C) at night.

Jasper Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Jasper 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.

Jasper Perceived Temperature (F)


Jasper Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Jasper 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 30.1 17.8 8.8
Feb 35 20.1 9.1
Mar 41.8 28.6 17.1
Apr 51.3 36.7 23.8
May 63.1 47.2 31.3
Jun 70 55 39.2
Jul 78 60.4 43.8
Aug 75.9 57.7 41.6
Sep 67.8 50.1 35.5
Oct 53 39 28.3
Nov 36 25 17.1
Dec 25.8 13.8 5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -1.1 -7.9 -12.9
Feb 1.7 -6.6 -12.7
Mar 5.4 -1.9 -8.3
Apr 10.7 2.6 -4.6
May 17.3 8.4 -0.4
Jun 21.1 12.8 4
Jul 25.6 15.8 6.6
Aug 24.4 14.3 5.3
Sep 19.9 10.1 1.9
Oct 11.7 3.9 -2.1
Nov 2.2 -3.9 -8.3
Dec -3.4 -10.1 -15



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Jasper are February, December, 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 mid February. For example, on the week of February 19th 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 Jasper? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid July. The best time to ski (if at all) in Jasper 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 Jasper.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Jasper (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 0.8
Feb 4% 9.2 0.4
Mar 10% 7.4 0.8
Apr 9% 2.3 0.7
May 10% 1.1 1.1
Jun 13% 2.9 1.7
Jul 16% 5.9 1.9
Aug 15% 5.1 1.4
Sep 12% 3.8 1.2
Oct 9% 1.5 0.8
Nov 10% 2.7 0.9
Dec 5% 5.7 0.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 20.3 2
Feb 4 23.4 1
Mar 10 18.8 2
Apr 9 5.8 1.8
May 10 2.8 2.8
Jun 13 7.4 4.3
Jul 16 15 4.8
Aug 15 13 3.6
Sep 12 9.7 3
Oct 9 3.8 2
Nov 10 6.9 2.3
Dec 5 14.5 1.3


Humidity and Wind

Jasper has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is May (42.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (73.3%).

Wind in Jasper is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by March and April. May’s average wind speed of around 3.4 knots (3.9 MPH or 6.3 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 where average top sustained speeds reach 8.4 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.2 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Feb 3.1 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Mar 3.4 Barely noticeable 7 Light breeze
Apr 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze
May 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.7 Light breeze
Jun 3.2 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.9 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Aug 2.8 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
Sep 3 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Oct 3 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
Nov 3.1 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Dec 2.9 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 67.6%
Feb 57%
Mar 49.7%
Apr 43.4%
May 42.1%
Jun 44.6%
Jul 44.4%
Aug 49.8%
Sep 52.5%
Oct 61.1%
Nov 70.8%
Dec 73.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Jasper?

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 Jasper, 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 Jasper 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 Jasper Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 67.9°F (19.9°C) and 34.2°F (1.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 3 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 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Jasper, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 71.4°F (21.9°C) and 29.7°F (-1.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 4 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 Jasper to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 37.9°F (3.3°C) and 23.9°F (-4.5°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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