Climate of Edmonton, Canada
Edmonton is located in the temperate climate zone, at 53 degrees North. Being in the northern part of the temperate zone, it is colder than the rest of the Americas. It is at an elevation of 2,201 feet. The temperature ranges from 21 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter, to 72 degrees in the summer, having a range of about 51 degrees. Edmonton has very little precipitation, averaging about 1.5 inches a month. The area around the city looks very flat, while inside the city, it is very urban, with few plants. The North Saskatchewan river flows through the city, with many parks on the banks of the river. The North Saskatchewan affects the amount of energy being released in the city. Also, since Edmonton is land-locked, there are no ocean currents nearby.