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Big Sister
Weather Forecast, Canada

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Big Sister Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Fri afternoon, min -12°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Thu morning, extremely windy from the WSW by Fri afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Sat morning, min -24°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Sat morning, calm by Sun night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
moderate snow
clear
clear
clear
clear
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
60 WSW60
85 WSW85
55 WNW55
30 W30
110 WSW110
120 W120
75 WSW75
125 WSW125
100 SW100
100 WSW100
60 WNW60
90 W90
75 W75
30 WSW30
5 ESE5
5 WSW5
15 W15
15 W15
some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds clear clear clear snow shwrs mod. snow clear clear clear clear light snow cloudy some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - 1 7 - - - - 3 - - -
High °C
-5 -6 -10 -10 -7 -4 -5 -2 -4 -9 -13 -20 -20 -21 -22 -24 -23 -14
Low °C
-6 -9 -12 -11 -7 -6 -6 -2 -7 -11 -17 -21 -21 -21 -24 -24 -24 -22
Chill °C
-16 -18 -23 -20 -17 -17 -17 -14 -17 -24 -29 -38 -38 -37 -30 -24 -32 -22
Freezing level m
950 850 550 800 800 500 1150 2100 1700 1550 600 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
8:22 - - 8:21 - - 8:18 - - 8:18 - - 8:15 - - 8:15 - -
Sunset
- 5:27 - - 5:28 - - 5:30 - - 5:31 - - 5:34 - - 5:36 -

Big Sister Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Big Sister is: A dusting of new snowTemperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Fri afternoon, min -12°C on Wed night)Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Thu morning, extremely windy from the WSW by Fri afternoon).

Big Sister Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat morningTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Sat morning, min -24°C on Sun night)Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Sat morning, calm by Sun night).

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
Bow Valley Airport
21 km ENE
1298m alt.
1 hour ago
-0.7° C
clear
-
22
Moderate winds from the WSW
(22 kph at 250).
Banff Airport
25 km NW
1397m alt.
1 hour ago
-7.9° C
clear
-
9
Light winds from the SW
(9 kph at 230).
Bragg Creek
56 km E
1365m alt.
2 hours ago
-11° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 360).
Cochrane
64 km NE
1800m alt.
2 hours ago
-1° C
-
Wind obs. (19 kph from 147 degs) was rejected
.
Calgar / pringba Airport
70 km E
1200m alt.
1 hour ago
-12° C
clear
-
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 1).
14 km
Low: few

* 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.