Quick Facts

Swift Current’s climate, with a yearly average of 2,374 hours of sunshine, ranks as one of the best overall in the country. A survey of 100 cities by Meteorological Services of Canada shows Swift Current has the third most sunshine, the fifth clearest skies and the least smoke and haze in the country.

Swift Current is Saskatchewan’s 6th largest city, with a population of approximately 17,000.

Swift Current became a City on January 15, 1914
Latitude: 50.2830°N Longitude: 107.7670°W
Elevation: 2,683 feet (818 m)
Average maximum summer temperature: 21°C
Average maximum winter temperature: -12°C
Average snowfall: 127 cm
Average rainfall: 248 mm