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

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Traveling to Athabasca, Alberta, Canada? If you're planning to go to Athabasca, below 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 Athabasca, Alberta, Canada

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

Important essentials for Athabasca, Alberta, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Athabasca, 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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  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Athabasca can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C), with a few days below -22 F (30+ below zero C). It snows about a third of the time.

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February

February for Athabasca is unbearably cold. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows sometimes.

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March

March in this region is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows once in a while.

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April

April in Athabasca is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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May

Traveling to Athabasca in May, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

If you visit Athabasca during June, you will probably see that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. 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 about half of the time.

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July

July is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

Traveling to Athabasca in August, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

Traveling to Athabasca in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Athabasca in October, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November here is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

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December

December in this region can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

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