Edmonton has a humid continental climate with mild winters and equally mild summer months. The climate is usually dry and rainfall is not frequent. Thunderstorms are frequent during the summers and may cause some serious damage.
Spring: Lasting from March to May, average daily temperatures in spring range between 6 degree Celsius to 12 degree Celsius and the trees begin to emerge from the frost as the weather turns pleasant.
Summer: July to August is summer and the weather is hot and sunny with long days and warm nights and plenty of outdoor events. Peak temperatures in summer reach up to 25 degree Celsius.
Autumn: The months of September to November bring with them cool winds and the leaves begin to change colour making it a pretty sight. The temperatures average from 19 degree Celsius to 11 degree Celsius with occasional light snowfall.
Winter: Winter in Edmonton is cold and frosty with January being the coldest month. It lasts from December to February. There is frequent snowfall and daytime temperatures on average drop to -7 degree Celsius, which makes this time of the year as off-season in Edmonton.
The best time to visit Edmonton is in the summer months of June to August when the weather is warm and plenty of festivals take place.