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

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

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

Important essentials for Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Grande Prairie, 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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • 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).

  • (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 may wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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 Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada by month

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January

January in Grande Prairie is beyond freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows regularly.

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February

February here is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about a third of the time.

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March

March here is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows regularly.

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April

April here is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows once in a while.

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May

May in Grande Prairie is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 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 Grande Prairie in June, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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July

July in Grande Prairie is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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August

August in Grande Prairie is balmy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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September

September in Grande Prairie is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C), with a few days below 28 F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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October

In October, Grande Prairie can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Grande Prairie, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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November

November in Grande Prairie is frosty and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). It snows regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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December

If you are traveling to Grande Prairie in December, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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Activities for Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada

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

If you see the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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