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Fort Mcmurray, Alberta Climate & Temperature

  • Fort Mcmurray, Alberta, Canada is at 5638'N, 11113'W, 369 m (1211 ft). See map.
  • Fort Mcmurray, Alberta has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, warm summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Fort Mcmurray, Alberta is situated in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.2 degrees Celsius (32.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 36.4 °C (65.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Fort Mcmurray, Alberta Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -11.9°C (10.6°F) on average falling to -22.9°C (-9.2°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 8.4°C (47.2°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -5.2°C (22.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 22.2°C (71.9°F) and average low temperatures are 8.7°C (47.7°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 6.3°C (43.4°F) during the day and lows of -4.1°C (24.7°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 464.8 mm (18.3 inches) which is equivalent to 464.8 Litres/m (11.4 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Fort Mcmurray, Alberta you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Port-Aux-Francais, kerguelen islands, French Southern Lands where you would find a Tundra climate (Boreal rain forest biome).

Fort Mcmurray, Alberta Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (6) -9 (17) -1 (30) 9 (49) 17 (63) 22 (71) 23 (74) 22 (71) 15 (59) 8 (47) -5 (24) -13 (9) 6 (43)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-4) -15 (5) -8 (18) 3 (37) 10 (50) 15 (58) 17 (62) 15 (59) 9 (48) 3 (38) -9 (16) -17 (1) 0 (32)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-14) -21 (-6) -15 (5) -4 (25) 3 (37) 8 (46) 10 (50) 9 (47) 3 (38) -2 (29) -14 (8) -22 (-8) -6 (21)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 20 (1) 16 (1) 17 (1) 23 (1) 41 (2) 64 (3) 79 (3) 72 (3) 51 (2) 32 (1) 26 (1) 23 (1) 465 (18)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 12 (39) 10 (35) 9 (29) 7 (23) 9 (29) 11 (37) 13 (42) 12 (39) 10 (33) 9 (29) 11 (37) 11 (35) 124 (34)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 7h 33' 9h 26' 11h 46' 14h 14' 16h 26' 17h 39' 17h 06' 15h 08' 12h 44' 10h 16' 8h 05' 6h 54' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 13.6 23 33.8 45.4 53.6 56.8 53.7 45.3 33.9 22.4 13.3 10 33.7

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