Edmonton, Alberta Climate & Temperature
- Edmonton, Alberta, Canada is at 53°34'N, 113°31'W, 671 m (2203 ft). See map.
- Edmonton, Alberta has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, warm summers and strong seasonality (Köppen-Geiger classification: Dfb).
- According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Edmonton, Alberta is situated in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
- The average annual temperature is 3.6 degrees Celsius (38.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 30 °C (54°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental.
- In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -6.2°C (20.8°F) on average falling to -15.2°C (4.7°F) overnight.
- In spring time temperatures climb reaching 9.7°C (49.5°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -1.1°C (30°F).
- During summer average high temperatures are 22.1°C (71.8°F) and average low temperatures are 11°C (51.7°F).
- Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 9.3°C (48.7°F) during the day and lows of -0.7°C (30.7°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 461.1 mm (18.2 inches) which is equivalent to 461.1 Litres/m² (11.31 Gallons/ft²).
- On average there are 2205 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
- If you were to burrow down through the Earth from Edmonton, Alberta you would come out nearest to the climate station at Port-Aux-Francais, kerguelen islands, French Southern Lands where you would find a Tundra climate (Boreal rain forest biome).
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