The best times to visit Yorkton for ideal weather are

June 11th to September 23rd

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

 

 


Other Yorkton Travel Info

Weather in Yorkton

Temperature

Average temperatures in Yorkton vary an incredible amount. 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 Yorkton, 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 78°F (25.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.6°F (13.1°C) at night.

Yorkton Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Yorkton 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.

Yorkton Perceived Temperature (F)

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Yorkton Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Yorkton 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 15.4 5.4 -3
Feb 14.6 4.5 -4
Mar 29.9 19.5 10.7
Apr 49.4 37.3 27.4
May 63.4 50.5 38.8
Jun 71.9 60.4 49.7
Jul 77.6 65.9 55.4
Aug 76.3 63.6 52.6
Sep 69.1 55.2 44.1
Oct 51.7 41.1 32.8
Nov 31.4 22.9 15.8
Dec 14.1 6.1 -1.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -9.2 -14.8 -19.4
Feb -9.7 -15.3 -20
Mar -1.2 -6.9 -11.8
Apr 9.7 2.9 -2.6
May 17.4 10.3 3.8
Jun 22.2 15.8 9.8
Jul 25.3 18.8 13
Aug 24.6 17.6 11.4
Sep 20.6 12.9 6.7
Oct 10.9 5.1 0.4
Nov -0.3 -5.1 -9
Dec -9.9 -14.4 -18.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Yorkton are February, September, 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 early to mid February. For example, on the week of February 12th 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 Yorkton? 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 Yorkton.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 8% 0 0.7
Feb 3% 0 0.4
Mar 6% 0 0.6
Apr 9% 0 1
May 12% 0 1.6
Jun 21% 0 2.5
Jul 15% 0 2.3
Aug 14% 0 1.8
Sep 4% 0 0.6
Oct 7% 0 1.1
Nov 8% 0 0.6
Dec 7% 0 0.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 0 1.8
Feb 3 0 1
Mar 6 0 1.5
Apr 9 0 2.5
May 12 0 4.1
Jun 21 0 6.4
Jul 15 0 5.8
Aug 14 0 4.6
Sep 4 0 1.5
Oct 7 0 2.8
Nov 8 0 1.5
Dec 7 0 1.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Yorkton has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is May (48.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (71.9%).

Wind in Yorkton is usually moderate. The windiest month is May, followed by April and January. May’s average wind speed of around 9.7 knots (11.2 MPH or 18 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early May where average top sustained speeds reach 18.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 9.2 Gentle breeze 16.6 Significant breeze
Feb 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Mar 8.9 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
Apr 9.4 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze
May 9.7 Gentle breeze 17.8 Significant breeze
Jun 8.1 Gentle breeze 16.4 Significant breeze
Jul 7.7 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Aug 7.4 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Sep 8.5 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Oct 9.1 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Nov 9 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Dec 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 67.5%
Feb 66.2%
Mar 69.3%
Apr 55.6%
May 48.8%
Jun 60.6%
Jul 64.8%
Aug 64.7%
Sep 59.1%
Oct 64.1%
Nov 71.9%
Dec 71.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Yorkton?

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 Yorkton, SK, Canada is August, followed by July and April. 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 Yorkton 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 50.1 in December means 50.1% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Yorkton Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 67.7°F (19.8°C) and 16°F (-8.9°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 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 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Yorkton, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 70.3°F (21.3°C) and 22.3°F (-5.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 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 Yorkton to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 19.2°F (-7.1°C) and 10.2°F (-12.1°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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