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Saskatchewan Weather, climate and geography

Weather and climate

Best time to visit

Temperate in the south with cold winters in the north. The highest rainfall occurs between April and June. Summers are hot and dry with long hours of sunshine, but winter temperatures are generally cold and snowy until early March, but sunny.

Required clothing

Light- to mediumweights during warmer months. Heavyweights are worn in winter.

Geography

Saskatchewan is bordered by Manitoba to the east, the Northwest Territories to the north, Alberta to the west, and the US states of North Dakota and Montana to the south. Its landscape is mainly prairie, parkland, forests and lakes. Prince Albert National Park is the gateway to Saskatchewan's wilderness. The highest elevation is the Cypress Hills in the southwest, 1,392m (4,566ft) above sea level.

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