The best times to visit Selkirk for ideal weather are

May 21st to October 7th

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



Other Selkirk Travel Info

Weather in Selkirk


Average temperatures in Selkirk vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold 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 45th 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 Selkirk, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 81.8°F (27.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.4°F (16.3°C) at night.

Selkirk Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Selkirk 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.

Selkirk Perceived Temperature (F)


Selkirk Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Selkirk 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 14.4 5.7 -2.8
Feb 15.6 7.2 -1.6
Mar 32.8 23.7 14.3
Apr 51.3 40.7 29.8
May 64.9 53.5 42.4
Jun 75.1 64.7 54.4
Jul 80.6 70.6 60.5
Aug 79.5 68.6 58.4
Sep 70.9 59.5 49.5
Oct 54.4 45.3 37.1
Nov 35.5 27.8 20.7
Dec 17.1 10.2 3.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -9.8 -14.6 -19.3
Feb -9.1 -13.8 -18.7
Mar 0.4 -4.6 -9.8
Apr 10.7 4.8 -1.2
May 18.3 11.9 5.8
Jun 23.9 18.2 12.4
Jul 27 21.4 15.8
Aug 26.4 20.3 14.7
Sep 21.6 15.3 9.7
Oct 12.4 7.4 2.8
Nov 1.9 -2.3 -6.3
Dec -8.3 -12.1 -15.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Selkirk are January, February, 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 late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Selkirk? 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 Selkirk.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 5% 0 0.6
Feb 6% 0 0.6
Mar 10% 0 1.3
Apr 10% 0 1.2
May 22% 0 3.2
Jun 28% 0 3.6
Jul 18% 0 2.5
Aug 20% 0 2.7
Sep 11% 0 1.8
Oct 13% 0 1.7
Nov 6% 0 0.8
Dec 7% 0 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 0 1.5
Feb 6 0 1.5
Mar 10 0 3.3
Apr 10 0 3
May 22 0 8.1
Jun 28 0 9.1
Jul 18 0 6.4
Aug 20 0 6.9
Sep 11 0 4.6
Oct 13 0 4.3
Nov 6 0 2
Dec 7 0 1.5


Humidity and Wind

Selkirk has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (43.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (69.3%).

Wind in Selkirk is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by April and January. 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 mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 8.1 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.5 Light breeze 6.9 Light breeze
Feb 4.1 Light breeze 6.3 Light breeze
Mar 4.3 Light breeze 6.6 Light breeze
Apr 4.6 Light breeze 7.2 Gentle breeze
May 4.6 Light breeze 7.3 Light breeze
Jun 3.8 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
Jul 3.8 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Aug 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
Sep 3.7 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
Oct 4 Light breeze 6.4 Light breeze
Nov 4.2 Light breeze 6.6 Light breeze
Dec 4.1 Light breeze 6.1 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.7%
Feb 62.1%
Mar 59.5%
Apr 43.9%
May 47.8%
Jun 53.8%
Jul 53.3%
Aug 55.5%
Sep 55.6%
Oct 59.5%
Nov 66.1%
Dec 69.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Selkirk?

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 Selkirk, MB, Canada is August, followed by March and February. 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 Selkirk in June. 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 55.6 in June means 55.6% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Selkirk Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 69.4°F (20.8°C) and 19°F (-7.2°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Selkirk, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 73.8°F (23.2°C) and 23.8°F (-4.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 4 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Selkirk to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 19°F (-7.2°C) and 11.7°F (-11.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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