Regina, where it's located

The climate of Regina is continental, with very cold winters and quite warm summers.
The city is the capital of the province of Saskatchewan and is located at the 50th parallel north, 600 meters (2,000 feet) above sea level.
We are in the Canadian prairies, characterized by low precipitation (especially in winter) and strong variations in temperature. On the coldest days of the year, the temperature can drop to -35 °C (-31 °F) or even below. In December 1977 and in February 2019, it dropped to -41 °C (-42 °F). On the hottest days of the year, temperatures can reach 35 °C (95 °F), or even higher. In June 1988 and in August 2018, it reached 41 °C (106 °F). However, even in the height of summer, it can get cold at night.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of -14.7 °C (6 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 18.9 °C (66 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Regina - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)-20-17-10-241012115-2-10-18
Max (°C)-9-60121823262619110-7
Min (°F)-411428395054524128140
Max (°F)162132546473797966523219

Precipitation amounts to 390 millimeters (15.4 inches) per year: it is therefore quite scarce. It ranges from 10 mm (0.4 in) in the driest month (February) to 75 mm (3 in) in the wettest (June). Summer is the rainiest season due to afternoon thunderstorms, which can be accompanied by hail.
On average, one meter (3,3 feet) of snow falls per year. Usually it snows from October to early May. Here is the average precipitation.
Regina - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)151020255575654535201515390
Prec.(in)0.60.40.812.232.61.81.40.80.60.615.4
Days119981113111087811115

On average, there are around 2,315 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Regina - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours3558891097533

Regina

Best Time


The best time to visit Regina is summer, from June to August, being the mildest season. However, at night it can be cold, while during the day it can be hot.
Summer is normally the best season, but since it can sometimes get very hot, you can choose the months of May and September.