The best times to visit Saskatoon for ideal weather are

October 29th to March 18th

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 Saskatoon

Temperature

Average temperatures in Saskatoon vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of 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 Saskatoon, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May where highs are regularly around 108.6°F (42.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 82.2°F (27.9°C) at night.

Saskatoon Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Saskatoon 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.

Saskatoon Perceived Temperature (F)

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Saskatoon Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Saskatoon 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)
Jan73.658.746.1
Feb80.46653.2
Mar91.777.163
Apr100.786.372
May107.693.380.3
Jun105.291.981.2
Jul96.685.778.3
Aug92.582.776.6
Sep94.983.274.7
Oct95.280.768.5
Nov86.871.258.1
Dec78.362.549.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan23.114.87.8
Feb26.918.911.8
Mar33.225.117.2
Apr38.230.222.2
May4234.126.8
Jun40.733.327.3
Jul35.929.825.7
Aug33.628.224.8
Sep34.928.423.7
Oct35.127.120.3
Nov30.421.814.5
Dec25.716.99.8


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Saskatoon are December, January, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid August with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of August 6th.

When can you find snow in Saskatoon? 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 Saskatoon.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan2%00.2
Feb4%00.4
Mar4%00.6
Apr5%00.4
May4%02
Jun15%02.8
Jul31%06.4
Aug39%09.5
Sep19%03.3
Oct3%00.2
Nov2%00.4
Dec1%00.3

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan200.5
Feb401
Mar401.5
Apr501
May405.1
Jun1507.1
Jul31016.3
Aug39024.1
Sep1908.4
Oct300.5
Nov201
Dec100.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Saskatoon has some very humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is April (18.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (77.1%).

Wind in Saskatoon is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by May and July. June’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (7.9 MPH or 12.8 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 May where average top sustained speeds reach 14.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan3.2Barely noticeable7.5Gentle breeze
Feb4.2Light breeze9Gentle breeze
Mar4.5Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
Apr5.1Light breeze11.9Significant breeze
May6.5Light breeze14Gentle breeze
Jun6.9Light breeze13.8Significant breeze
Jul5.8Light breeze11.7Gentle breeze
Aug5.2Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Sep4.5Light breeze9.9Gentle breeze
Oct3.5Barely noticeable8.6Gentle breeze
Nov2.6Barely noticeable6.9Gentle breeze
Dec2.9Barely noticeable7.2Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan47%
Feb37.5%
Mar25.1%
Apr18.9%
May18.9%
Jun38.3%
Jul68%
Aug77.1%
Sep61.4%
Oct34.1%
Nov36.5%
Dec40.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Saskatoon?

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 Saskatoon, SK, Canada is December, followed by August and November. 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 Saskatoon in April. 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 50 in April means 50% of the tourists vs. December.


Overall Saskatoon Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 108.6°F (42.6°C) and 85°F (29.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 5 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Saskatoon, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 97.1°F (36.2°C) and 83.4°F (28.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 6 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Saskatoon to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85°F (29.4°C) and 71.4°F (21.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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