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Big Sister
Weather Forecast, Canada

 

Big Sister Weather (Days 0-3):

Light rain (total 6mm) on Wed afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Wed afternoon, min -2°C on Mon morning). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

A light fall of snow, heaviest on Thu afternoon. Turning milder with light rain (total 2mm) on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Fri afternoon, min -1°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Fri afternoon, fresh winds from the W by Sat night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
light snow
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
thunderstorm
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
rain showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
5 WSW5
10 W10
0 WNW0
5 WSW5
5 WSW5
5 SSW5
5 SSW5
10 SSW10
10 ESE10
20 ESE20
10 ESE10
15 SSW15
15 SSW15
35 SSW35
10 W10
20 WSW20
20 WSW20
35 W35
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - 4 2 - - 2 - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 2 3 3 4 3 1 - 5 4 7 - - - - 1 - -
High °C
-2 1 0 0 1 0 1 4 4 1 2 2 2 3 2 0 1 1
Low °C
-2 0 -1 -1 1 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 -1
Chill °C
-5 0 0 0 1 -2 -2 4 1 -4 -1 -2 -4 -3 -1 -5 -4 -5
Freezing level m
2600 2950 2750 2800 3000 2900 2950 3300 3450 3150 3200 3100 2950 3300 3150 2900 3000 3100
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-21001014412223201168778791110788101197109
Sunrise
5:26 - - 5:26 - - 5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:28 - -
Sunset
- 10:00 - - 10:00 - - 9:59 - - 9:59 - - 9:59 - - 9:59 -

Big Sister Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Big Sister is: Light rain (total 6mm) on Wed afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Wed afternoon, min -2°C on Mon morning)Wind will be generally light.

Big Sister Weather (Days 3-6):

A light fall of snow, heaviest on Thu afternoon. Turning milder with light rain (total 2mm) on Thu nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Fri afternoon, min -1°C on Sat night)Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Fri afternoon, fresh winds from the W by Sat night).

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Big Sister at the specific elevation of 2936 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Big Sister. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Alberta.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Nakiska Ridge top
14 km ESE
2006m alt.
2 hours ago
3.8° C
-
7
Light winds from the S
(7 kph at 190).
Bow Valley Airport
21 km ENE
1298m alt.
54 minutes ago
15.9° C
clear
-
6
Light winds from the SW
(6 kph at 220).
BowValley
22 km ENE
1298m alt.
2 hours ago
14.7° C
-
6
Light winds from the NE
(6 kph at 40).
Banff
24 km WNW
1383m alt.
2 hours ago
13.3° C
-
7
Light winds from the SW
(7 kph at 230).
Banff Airport
25 km NW
1397m alt.
54 minutes ago
14.6° C
clear
-
9
Light winds from the WSW
(9 kph at 250).

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Big Sister and within an acceptable time window.