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

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Traveling to Cochrane, Alberta, Canada? If you're planning to go to Cochrane, we have 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 Cochrane, Alberta, Canada

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

Important essentials for Cochrane, Alberta, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold 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.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to Cochrane in January, you will notice that it can be bitter cold and snowy. Expect it to snow (several inches of snow). Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in Cochrane is frosty. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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March

March in Cochrane is brisk and snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

April in Cochrane can be brisk and snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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May

May in Cochrane is crisp and snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C), with a few days below 28 F (single digits below 0 C).

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June

If you go to Cochrane in June, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to snow (). Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

If you vacation in Cochrane during July, you may see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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August

If you go to Cochrane in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to snow (). Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

September in Cochrane is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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October

October for Cochrane is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows (several inches of snow).

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November

November in Cochrane can be extremely cold and snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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December

December in Cochrane is very cold and snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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Activities for Cochrane, Alberta, Canada

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Cochrane.

If you are going to check out the charming McDougall Memorial United Church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

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