The Red Lake/Ear Falls District being located in the northwest corner of the province experiences four distinct seasons. The winters are generally characterized by cold temperatures and moderate quantities of snow which persists on the ground from mid-November to March providing excellent conditions for snowmobiling, skiing, and other traditional winter activities. Spring in the area is characterized by being moderately dry and warm. Summers are moderately warm and dry with hot periods traditionally in July and early August. Autumn is characterized by cool weather with periods of frost starting in September.