Winters are cold. Temperature averages have been as low as
-40°C because of the freezing cold Arctic air masses.
Average high is -8°C and the low is -19°C.|
In the winter the strong winds result in very cold temperatures with an added windchill. Winter blizzards ( storms with winds and blowing snow) can last for many hours.
It is not uncommon for it to snow in late spring and in late summer.
|The province receives plenty of sunshine. Summers are hot and dry in southern Saskatchewan, Summer temperatures can range from about 10°C (50°F) to a maximum of 43°C (110°F).|
|The amount of rainfall varies from about 300 mm (about 12 in) to 430 mm (17 in), with the driest part being in the southwest and far north.|