When is the best time of year to visit Alberta?


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The most popular time of year to visit Alberta is between May and August, when temperatures average over 80 degrees and popular events take place. The weather is coldest from November to February, but this also tends to be the cheapest time to visit.

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Temperatures are usually below freezing during Alberta's winter months and snow is common, although the skies are still blue. The spring and fall months of March, April, September and October offer warmer temperatures than the winter, with lower prices than the summer. Snow is still a possibility during these months.

Hotel, lift ticket and equipment rental rates are cheaper during the winter. Alberta also has smaller crowds and shorter lines during this season.

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