Average Snowfall for Alberta in May

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The tables below list monthly averages for snowfall during May at cities, towns and parks in Alberta.

The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.2 centimetres (0.08 inches) this month. The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the province: Southern, Central and Northern Alberta.

Southern Alberta

May snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centimetres
1 Brooks 1.0   2.7
2 Cardston 5.8 14.6
1 Lethbridge 1.9   4.8
1 Medicine Hat 2.2   5.6
1 Taber 1.7   4.3
3 Waterton Village 6.5 16.5

Central Alberta

Total amount of snow in May on average
Days Place Inches Centimetres
4 Banff 5.9 14.9
3 Calgary 4.7 11.9
1 Camrose 1.3   3.2
1 Edmonton 1.9   4.9
2 Edson 2.8   7.0
1 Jasper 0.3   0.8
2 Lloydminster 1.6   4.2
1 Red Deer 1.5   3.9
2 Rocky Mountain House 5.0 12.8

Northern Alberta

Average total snowfall in May
Days Place Inches Centimetres
1 Cold Lake 1.4   3.4
1 Fort Chipewyan 1.1   2.7
1 Fort McMurray 1.4   3.5
1 Grande Prairie 1.3   3.4
2 High Level 2.4   6.1
1 Slave Lake 0.6   1.6
Reference

Environment Canada. Meteorological Service of Canada. Canadian Climate Normals. 1981-2010 Climate Normals & Averages.

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