Edmonton’s climate is moderate, offering four distinct seasons. So bring clothes appropriate for the season you’re traveling. Edmonton has short, cold winters and warm, dry summers. There is low humidity coupled with low winds and rain, making the summers really nice.
To top it off, Edmonton is quite far north, so during the summer there can be up to 17 hours of sunlight! In the winter, the Aurora Borealis can be seen on a regular basis. A persistent snow cover from November to mid March is typically for Edmonton’s winter, with temperatures averaging – 15 º C.
Edmonton is a fine place to visit year round. In the winter, there are professional sports to enjoy, as well as shopping in Edmonton’s maze of inter-connected downtown malls. In the summer, it seems that there is something different to do every single day! Weather in the summer more than makes up for the winters: the sun rises at 5:30 am and doesn’t set until after 10 pm most nights!