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

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

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

Important essentials for Drumheller, Alberta, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Drumheller, 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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  • (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.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Drumheller can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below -22 F (30+ below zero C). It snows occasionally.

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February

If you go to Drumheller in February, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Expect it to snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

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

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April

April in Drumheller can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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May

May in this region is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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June

If you go to Drumheller in June, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

Traveling to Drumheller in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August in Drumheller is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

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September

If you visit Drumheller during September, you are likely to see that it is mild 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 high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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October

October for Drumheller is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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November

Traveling to Drumheller in November, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December for Drumheller can be dangerously cold. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows once in a while.

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Activities for Drumheller, Alberta, Canada

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

If you go to the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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