Observation Peak
Weather Forecast, Canada

 

Days 0-3 Observation Peak Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Sun night, min -12°C on Sat afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Sat afternoon, strong winds from the SW by Sun night).

Days 3-6 Observation Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Thu night, min -13°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Tue morning, gales from the WSW by Thu night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
Wind km/h
25 WSW25
20 SW20
25 SSW25
30 SW30
35 SW35
30 SW30
30 SW30
30 SW30
40 SSW40
15 SSW15
35 WSW35
25 WSW25
25 WSW25
30 WSW30
25 SW25
40 SSW40
45 SSW45
75 WSW75
light snow light snow some clouds some clouds clear snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs light snow mod. snow mod. snow light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 2 - - - 2 5 2 5 9 6 4 1 5 2 - 1 20
High °C
-10 -11 -9 -6 -4 -3 -6 -7 -8 -7 -6 -7 -9 -9 -10 -7 -5 -4
Low °C
-11 -12 -10 -8 -5 -5 -7 -8 -9 -8 -7 -9 -9 -9 -11 -9 -5 -9
Chill °C
-20 -19 -17 -15 -12 -11 -14 -15 -17 -13 -15 -16 -19 -17 -19 -17 -14 -15
Freezing level m
900 650 0 700 950 1750 1500 1200 850 1150 1350 1150 1150 1100 450 700 1200 1600
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-14-15-10-8-6-6-10-12-12-11-11-12-14-14-13-9-8-8-10-11-9-6-4-3-6-7-8-7-6-7-9-9-10-7-5-4-4-4-8-5-2100-3-2-1-1-2-2-4-5-21
Sunrise
8:45 - - 8:45 - - 8:47 - - 8:48 - - 8:48 - - 8:48 - -
Sunset
- 4:35 - - 4:35 - - 4:36 - - 4:36 - - 4:36 - - 4:37 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Observation Peak at the specific elevation of 2500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Observation Peak. 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
Field
18 km S
2590m alt.
2 hours ago
-12° C
-
Wind obs. (43 kph from 280 degs) was rejected
.
Golden Airport
60 km SSW
785m alt.
1 hour ago
3° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
6
Light winds from the NNW.(Wind varies from 300 to 020 degs)
(6 kph at 330).
32 km
Low: few
Mid: broken
Banff Airport
88 km SE
1397m alt.
1 hour ago
-0.1° C
clear
-
17
Light winds from the SW
(17 kph at 230).
Banff
88 km SE
1383m alt.
2 hours ago
0.5° C
-
19
Light winds from the SW
(19 kph at 230).
BowValley
122 km SE
1298m alt.
2 hours ago
2.8° C
-
15
Light winds from the W
(15 kph at 260).

* 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 Observation Peak and within an acceptable time window.

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