Edmonton International Airport

CYEG · Alberta, Canada

Statistics Edmonton International Airport 2019-2022

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Edmonton International Airport (CYEG) between 2019 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 80.5 79 83 89 77
February 83.4 80 82 91 80
March 77.1 72 87 80 82
April 82.9 86 89 94 87
May 89.2 91 89 85 87
June 86.2 84 94 80 79
July 85.3 83 81 92 78
August 86.1 92 86 98 87
September 84.7 97 92 95 76
October 88.8 90 92 88 90
November 73.8 71 91 73 72
December 81.7 77 83 86 76
Average 83.7 83.9 87.6 87.6 81.2

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: 5 mi or more
  • Ceiling: 3,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 87.9 85 92 92 85
February 89.8 84 86 93 88
March 86.0 84 97 91 87
April 92.9 96 99 96 97
May 96.8 98 99 95 96
June 96.2 94 99 95 94
July 93.6 94 88 96 90
August 93.6 99 94 99 97
September 93.1 99 96 100 87
October 97.2 96 98 96 98
November 86.2 79 93 84 92
December 90.2 88 90 94 83
Average 92.4 91.9 94.6 94.5 91.6

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

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

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January -6.8 -5 -4 -9 -3
February -7.2 -3 -11 -1 -15
March 1.1 3 7 -2 1
April 9.1 9 13 7 11
May 19.0 17 18 17 18
June 21.9 21 25 21 20
July 23.7 24 25 23 22
August 23.5 26 25 23 21
September 18.5 23 21 19 17
October 10.8 16 12 7 9
November -1.7 -3 3 -1 1
December -6.4 -10 -11 -2 -4
Average 9.3 10.6 10.2 8.5 8.2

226th highest temperature of Canada

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January -15.1 -15 -13 -19 -12
February -18.3 -13 -21 -13 -26
March -11.8 -8 -5 -14 -12
April -4.1 -4 -5 -6 -3
May 4.0 3 4 4 3
June 8.9 9 11 9 8
July 10.3 11 11 11 10
August 8.8 10 9 9 9
September 4.4 5 5 6 5
October -3.5 0 -3 -4 -4
November -10.0 -12 -8 -10 -9
December -16.9 -22 -20 -11 -14
Average -3.0 -3.8 -3.1 -4.7 -4.4

224th lowest temperature of Canada

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 26.1 37 21 20 27
February 28.3 36 40 18 34
March 18.4 27 13 24 6
April 15.6 20 8 15 8
May 9.7 12 11 13 9
June 13.0 19 6 19 13
July 7.3 9 5 11 8
August 7.2 8 9 5 5
September 10.3 3 5 2 11
October 8.9 5 5 18 13
November 22.3 30 10 15 25
December 24.0 35 35 16 26
Average 14.9 18.5 12.6 14.2 14.1

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 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 7.7 8 9 8 8
February 7.5 9 8 7 7
March 8.1 10 8 9 7
April 9.2 11 9 10 9
May 9.5 10 9 10 9
June 8.8 10 8 8 9
July 6.9 7 7 8 7
August 7.1 7 8 8 7
September 8.0 7 9 9 7
October 8.8 8 9 9 9
November 7.3 9 8 7 7
December 7.2 7 7 7 6
Average 8.1 8.5 8.2 8.3 7.7

226th highest wind speed of Canada

Average wind speed

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

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 299° 224° 200° 243°
February 292° 275° 264° 327°
March 299° 223° 311° 250°
April 330° 297° 285° 280°
May 314° 189° 027° 137°
June 334° 273° 296° 303°
July 258° 142° 282° 264°
August 260° 288° 252° 271°
September 276° 262° 294° 324°
October 263° 185° 284° 286°
November 324° 200° 252° 264°
December 276° 291° 230° 178°

Prevailing wind direction

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

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