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

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

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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 Edson, Alberta, Canada

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

Important essentials for Edson, Alberta, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Edson, 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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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

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

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  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • N95 masks

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General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to Edson in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in this region can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows regularly.

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March

March in Edson is freezing and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). It snows 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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April

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

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May

If you visit Edson during May, you may notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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June

June is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

In July, Edson is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Edson, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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August

August in Edson is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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September

If you are traveling to Edson in September, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

Traveling to Edson in October, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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November

November can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

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December

If you go to Edson in December, you will notice that it is biting cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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Activities for Edson, Alberta, Canada

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

If you visit the Galloway Station Museum and Travel Centre, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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