climate & Weather
Edmonton is located on the northern edge of the Great Plains of North America, 300 kms (185 miles) east of the Canadian Rockies. In January, expect low humidity with an average high temperature of -6°C (21°F) and average low of -12°C (5°F). Expect that temperatures may fall below -20°C (-4°F) during your visit.
What to wear
Business attire is most appropriate for attending GO WEST 2019 functions. We recommend staying at our host hotel The Westin as it is connected to the Edmonton Convention Centre by an indoor heated pedestrian walkway (pedway).
If you plan on sightseeing, it is recommended that you bring warm boots, a winter coat, hat, scarf and gloves. You can purchase these items in Edmonton.
Edmonton is located in the Mountain Time Zone. Mountain Daylight Time (UTC-6) is observed during the summer months (Mar-Nov). During you visit in January, Edmonton will be on Mountain Standard Time (UTC-7).