Edmonton / Cooking Lake Airport

CEZ3 · Alberta, Canada

Climate Edmonton / Cooking Lake Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Edmonton International Airport (CYEG) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 75.9 60 69 79 83 89
February 81.6 71 83 80 82 91
March 74.8 63 75 72 87 80
April 83.6 83 88 86 89 94
May 88.7 86 91 89 85
June 85.8 84 84 94 80
July 84.5 81 83 81 92
August 85.9 84 92 86 98
September 84.2 81 97 92 95
October 87.8 82 90 92 88
November 75.9 88 71 91 73
December 83.9 96 77 83 86
Average 81.8 69.1 82.9 83.9 87.6 87.6

31st best VFR conditions of Canada

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 mi or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 83.1 70 72 85 92 92
February 89.8 87 93 84 86 93
March 85.9 82 89 84 97 91
April 93.1 94 94 96 99 96
May 96.0 91 98 99 95
June 95.6 93 94 99 95
July 93.4 92 94 88 96
August 93.5 93 99 94 99
September 92.6 90 99 96 100
October 96.7 94 96 98 96
November 87.0 92 79 93 84
December 91.3 97 88 90 94
Average 91.0 83.3 90.9 91.9 94.6 94.5

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 3⅛ mi or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January -6.4 -10 -4 -5 -4 -9
February -6.3 -1 -4 -3 -11 -1
March 0.7 1 -2 3 7 -2
April 9.9 13 12 9 13 7
May 19.8 25 17 18 17
June 22.2 24 21 25 21
July 23.6 23 24 25 23
August 23.5 24 26 25 23
September 18.7 20 23 21 19
October 11.0 12 16 12 7
November 0.5 5 -3 3 -1
December -5.6 2 -10 -11 -2
Average 8.5 0.5 11.5 10.6 10.2 8.5

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January -16.8 -19 -13 -15 -13 -19
February -17.6 -12 -14 -13 -21 -13
March -11.3 -10 -14 -8 -5 -14
April -4.7 -1 -2 -4 -5 -6
May 4.5 7 3 4 4
June 9.0 10 9 11 9
July 10.3 11 11 11 11
August 8.8 9 10 9 9
September 4.5 5 5 5 6
October -3.5 -2 0 -3 -4
November -10.6 -6 -12 -8 -10
December -15.8 -9 -22 -20 -11
Average -4.2 -11.2 -2.6 -3.8 -3.1 -4.7

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 24.8 30 11 37 21 20
February 27.8 23 30 36 40 18
March 21.9 32 30 27 13 24
April 14.5 13 10 20 8 15
May 8.8 4 12 11 13
June 14.1 20 19 6 19
July 7.9 11 9 5 11
August 8.0 12 8 9 5
September 9.9 8 3 5 2
October 9.4 12 5 5 18
November 19.1 2 30 10 15
December 20.4 1 35 35 16
Average 15.8 24.7 12.6 18.5 12.6 14.2

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 7.3 6 7 8 9 8
February 7.4 7 7 9 8 7
March 7.9 8 7 10 8 9
April 9.2 10 9 11 9 10
May 9.6 10 10 9 10
June 8.7 8 10 8 8
July 6.8 7 7 7 8
August 7.0 7 7 8 8
September 7.9 8 7 9 9
October 8.8 9 8 9 9
November 7.2 6 9 8 7
December 7.0 6 7 7 7
Average 8.0 7.8 7.5 8.5 8.2 8.3

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 114° 241° 299° 224° 200°
February 304° 226° 292° 275° 264°
March 146° 156° 299° 223° 311°
April 309° 156° 330° 297° 285°
May 136° 314° 189° 027°
June 322° 334° 273° 296°
July 296° 258° 142° 282°
August 254° 260° 288° 252°
September 216° 276° 262° 294°
October 251° 263° 185° 284°
November 261° 324° 200° 252°
December 172° 276° 291° 230°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.