Medicine Hat Weather Records

Medicine Hat, Alberta weather averages and records from 1883–2022 based on data made available by the NOAA.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Medicine Hat, Alberta was 42.2 °C which occurred on July 12, 1886.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Medicine Hat, Alberta was -46.1 °C which occurred on February 4, 1887.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Medicine Hat Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Month Average (°C) Record (°C) Average (cm)
High ☀️ Low 🌙 High ☀️ Low 🌙 Precipitation 💧
January -2.6 -13.5 18.3 -46.1 1.2
February -0.4 -12.0 21.1 -46.1 0.8
March 5.5 -6.9 28.9 -38.9 1.4
April 13.5 -0.5 35.6 -26.7 2.0
May 19.1 5.0 37.2 -11.1 4.1
June 23.3 9.7 41.7 -1.1 6.7
July 28.0 12.4 42.2 1.2 2.8
August 27.2 11.4 41.1 -0.6 3.0
September 21.4 6.3 38.3 -12.8 3.1
October 13.2 -0.3 33.9 -28.7 1.7
November 4.8 -6.8 24.4 -37.8 1.1
December -1.2 -12.2 20.0 -45.6 0.8
Entire year 12.8 -0.5 42.2 -46.1 28.8
More Medicine Hat Weather Records
1883–2022
Highest daily low 25.6 °C August 31, 1929
Lowest daily high -37.8 °C February 3, 1893
Greatest daily range
(Difference of high and low)
41.1 °C February 10, 1943
Difference in high temperature
over two conscutive days
33.9 °C Jan 22–23, 1935
Most daily precipitation 12.2 cm August 14, 1927
Most monthly precipitation 19.8 cm September 1986
Most yearly precipitation 64.3 cm 1927
Earliest freeze August 27 1911
Latest freeze June 12 1969
Medicine Hat Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 11 days May 8–18, 1974
Without precipitation 227 days Aug 17, 2006 – Mar 31, 2007
Medicine Hat Weather by Year
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