Banff Climate & Weather
Banff, located in Alberta, Canada
, has great hiking, skiing and camping locations. Consider these weather related facts when planning your vacation or day trip to Banff.
Ever-changing Weather Conditions
Banff, Alberta, Canada
Banff has the highest elevation in Canada and is situated in the Canadian Rockies. This can cause the weather to change several times in one day.
June, July and August have the warmest temperatures, averaging 78 degrees Fahrenheit. The low during these months average 43 degrees F.
November through February are the coldest months, averaging a high of 28 degrees F. The low temperatures range from single digits to the mid-teens.
June, July and August receive the most rainfall, averaging 2 inches per month, while December, January, February and March average less than a quarter inch per month.
The Canadian Rockies, Banff, Canada
Snowfall accumulations occur between the months of September and May. The highest average of snowfall during this time is 17 inches, falling in December. The lowest average during this time is 6 inches, falling in May.
It is advisable to contact Banff's Information Center prior to arriving to hike. Harsh weather, rain and flash floods can occur at a moment's notice. Call (403) 762-1550 for further assistance.
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