Observation Peak
Weather Forecast, Canada

 

Days 0-3 Observation Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Sun afternoon, min -14°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SW on Sun night, moderate winds from the WSW by Tue afternoon).

Days 3-6 Observation Peak Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Thu night, min -22°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Thu night, moderate winds from the WSW by Sat morning).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
clear
clear
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
Wind km/h
45 SW45
45 SW45
50 SSW50
30 SW30
30 SW30
45 SSW45
30 WSW30
25 SW25
35 WSW35
45 W45
55 WSW55
35 WSW35
70 SW70
65 SW65
85 SW85
50 W50
40 W40
25 W25
clear clear snow shwrs light snow light snow snow shwrs mod. snow light snow mod. snow light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds clear snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 5 5 3 6 9 2 9 3 3 2 - - 12 2 - 2
High °C
-8 -6 -6 -11 -12 -12 -12 -13 -13 -14 -15 -11 -7 -7 -6 -16 -21 -21
Low °C
-9 -7 -10 -13 -13 -13 -12 -13 -14 -15 -15 -15 -9 -7 -14 -20 -21 -22
Chill °C
-18 -16 -16 -22 -22 -24 -23 -23 -24 -27 -28 -22 -19 -19 -17 -30 -37 -33
Freezing level m
650 1000 1350 1400 1300 800 1100 1300 1000 1000 750 450 750 1350 1600 300 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-8-6-6-11-12-12-12-13-13-14-15-11-7-7-6-16-21-21-6-4-3-7-8-8-8-8-8-10-10-9-6-4-3-12-17-18-5-2000-2-3-1-1-3-3-7-5-11-6-9-13
Sunrise
8:45 - - 8:47 - - 8:48 - - 8:48 - - 8:48 - - 8:49 - -
Sunset
- 4:35 - - 4:36 - - 4:36 - - 4:36 - - 4:37 - - 4:37 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Observation Peak at the specific elevation of 3174 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.
56 minutes ago
Dry
Golden Airport
60 km SSW
785m alt.
1 hour ago
-1° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 90).
13 km
Low: few
Mid: overcast
Banff Airport
88 km SE
1397m alt.
1 hour ago
-5.0° C
clear
-
11
Light winds from the SW
(11 kph at 230).
Banff
88 km SE
1383m alt.
3 hours ago
-4.4° C
-
11
Light winds from the W
(11 kph at 260).
BowValley
122 km SE
1298m alt.
3 hours ago
-6.8° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 110).

* 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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