Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Assiniboia Canada
In Assiniboia, the summers are warm; the winters are freezing, dry, and windy; and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 4°F to 81°F and is rarely below -21°F or above 92°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Assiniboia for warm-weather activities is from early July to mid August.
Climate in Assiniboia
Average Temperature in Assiniboia
The warm season lasts for 3.6 months, from May 28 to September 16, with an average daily high temperature above 69°F. The hottest day of the year is August 6, with an average high of 81°F and low of 54°F.
The cold season lasts for 3.5 months, from November 22 to March 6, with an average daily high temperature below 32°F. The coldest day of the year is January 5, with an average low of 4°F and high of 20°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in Assiniboia
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in Assiniboia
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In Assiniboia, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in Assiniboia begins around June 11 and lasts for 4.0 months, ending around October 12. On July 29, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 73% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 27% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around October 12 and lasts for 8.0 months, ending around June 11. On February 20, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 64% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 36% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories in Assiniboia
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Assiniboia varies throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 3.6 months, from May 6 to August 25, with a greater than 17% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 31% on June 22.
The drier season lasts 8.4 months, from August 25 to May 6. The smallest chance of a wet day is 3% on February 14.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation in Assiniboia changes throughout the year.
Rain alone is the most common for 7.4 months, from March 28 to November 7. The highest chance of a day with rain alone is 31% on June 22.
Snow alone is the most common for 4.6 months, from November 7 to March 28. The highest chance of a day with snow alone is 7% on January 10.
Daily Chance of Precipitation in Assiniboia
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Assiniboia experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 6.1 months, from April 14 to October 16, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around June 14, with an average total accumulation of 2.3 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 5.9 months, from October 16 to April 14. The least rain falls around December 30, with an average total accumulation of 0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in Assiniboia
The sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent quantity of snowfall in Assiniboia does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 0.1 inches of 0.1 inches throughout.
Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall in Assiniboia
The length of the day in Assiniboia varies extremely over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is December 21, with 8 hours, 8 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 20, with 16 hours, 19 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Assiniboia
The earliest sunrise is at 4:55 AM on June 16, and the latest sunrise is 4 hours, 5 minutes later at 9:00 AM on December 31. The earliest sunset is at 5:03 PM on December 11, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 12 minutes later at 9:15 PM on June 25.
Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Assiniboia during 2021.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Assiniboia
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in Assiniboia
The perceived humidity level in Assiniboia, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 1% of 1% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in Assiniboia
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Assiniboia experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 8.5 months, from September 22 to June 6, with average wind speeds of more than 11.1 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is December 13, with an average hourly wind speed of 12.6 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 3.5 months, from June 6 to September 22. The calmest day of the year is July 30, with an average hourly wind speed of 9.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in Assiniboia
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Assiniboia varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the north for 2.3 weeks, from April 22 to May 8, with a peak percentage of 28% on April 26. The wind is most often from the west for 11 months, from May 8 to April 22, with a peak percentage of 49% on January 1.
Wind Direction in Assiniboia
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Assiniboia throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Assiniboia for general outdoor tourist activities is from early July to mid August, with a peak score in the last week of July.
Tourism Score in Assiniboia
The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Assiniboia for hot-weather activities is from mid July to mid August, with a peak score in the last week of July.
Beach/Pool Score in Assiniboia
For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.
Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.
Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.
Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.
Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.
The growing season in Assiniboia typically lasts for 4.2 months (129 days), from around May 16 to around September 22, rarely starting before April 29 or after June 2, and rarely ending before September 5 or after October 8.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Assiniboia
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Assiniboia should appear around May 3, only rarely appearing before April 25 or after May 19.
Growing Degree Days in Assiniboia
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from May 2 to August 19, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 5.9 kWh. The brightest day of the year is July 10, with an average of 7.1 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from October 27 to February 13, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 2.3 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 22, with an average of 1.1 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Assiniboia
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Assiniboia are 49.633 deg latitude, -105.984 deg longitude, and 2,431 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Assiniboia contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 154 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,424 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (472 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,483 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Assiniboia is covered by cropland (92%), within 10 miles by cropland (94%), and within 50 miles by cropland (81%) and grassland (15%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Assiniboia, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Assiniboia.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Assiniboia according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Assiniboia is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Assiniboia and a given station.
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .