Climate in Saskatchewan

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from nine measuring weather stations in Saskatchewan.
Weather stations at an altitude above 830m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Saskatchewan is one of the coldest regions in Canada with an average daily high temperature of only 8 degrees centigrade. The climate is predominantly frosty cold and in the winter months the mercury column does not even reach the positive range. In the cold season even the maximum temperatures are well below zero. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to September. Winter athletes will find their favorite weather conditions from November to March.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Saskatchewan
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 11 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in the region of Saskatchewan. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Saskatchewan
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 10 rainy days, June offers the most number of rainy days, and in February the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Saskatchewan
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.5 mm, the least rain falls in February. June, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Saskatchewan

Most important cities in the region »Saskatchewan«

Alone 2 cities with over 200,000 inhabitants are located here. The region has a west-east extension of about 520 km and over 660 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Saskatoon275,24252° 7' 0"N106° 38' 4"W
Regina237,01150° 27' 0"N104° 37' 4"W
Prince Albert34,60953° 12' 0"N105° 46' 4"W
Moose Jaw32,16650° 24' 0"N105° 32' 4"W
North Battleford19,44052° 46' 47"N108° 17' 48"W
Lloydminster15,91053° 17' 0"N110° 0' 6"W
Yorkton15,66951° 13' 0"N102° 28' 4"W
Swift Current14,70350° 17' 0"N107° 48' 5"W
Estevan9,90449° 8' 0"N102° 59' 3"W
Weyburn9,36249° 40' 0"N103° 51' 4"W
Melfort5,41052° 52' 0"N104° 37' 4"W
Humboldt4,82252° 12' 0"N105° 7' 32"W
Meadow Lake4,28154° 8' 1"N108° 26' 5"W
Melville4,27950° 55' 0"N102° 48' 4"W
Kindersley4,24951° 28' 1"N109° 10' 5"W
Martensville4,07852° 17' 0"N106° 40' 5"W
Nipawin3,99453° 22' 0"N104° 0' 3"W
Warman3,25252° 19' 0"N106° 34' 4"W
La Ronge3,07155° 6' 0"N105° 17' 3"W

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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