Alberta badlands, Alberta, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Alberta badlands, Alberta, Canada? If you're planning to go to Alberta badlands, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Alberta badlands, Alberta, Canada

Based on the climate and weather in Alberta badlands, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Alberta badlands, Alberta, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Alberta badlands, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Alberta badlands, Alberta, Canada by month

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January

January in this region can be dangerously cold. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows a bit less than half of the time.

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February

February in Alberta badlands is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). It snows sometimes.

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March

March is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

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April

April for Alberta badlands is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows occasionally.

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May

May in Alberta badlands is balmy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 28 F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

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June

June in Alberta badlands is warm and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

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July

If you vacation in Alberta badlands during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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August

If you are traveling to Alberta badlands in August, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you visit Alberta badlands during September, you might notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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October

October can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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November

November in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows once in a while.

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December

If you go to Alberta badlands in December, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Expect it to snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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