The Fortress
Weather Forecast, Canada

 

Days 0-3 The Fortress Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 6mm) on Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Sun afternoon, min -1°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Sat afternoon, calm by Sun night).

Days 3-6 The Fortress Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 44mm), heaviest during Wed night. Mild temperatures (max 7°C on Thu afternoon, min 3°C on Tue morning). Wind will be generally light.

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
clear
clear
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
thunderstorm
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
Wind km/h
25 SW25
35 WSW35
15 WNW15
5 NW5
5 WSW5
20 WSW20
10 WSW10
10 SSW10
15 W15
5 W5
10 W10
5 NW5
5 E5
0 ENE0
5 SW5
0 NNW0
0 SW0
5 NNW5
clear clear snow shwrs clear some clouds clear clear rain shwrs rain shwrs rain shwrs rain shwrs risk tstorm clear risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - 1 5 1 2 10 - 6 11 1 1 11
Snow
Snow cm
- - 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
1 4 1 3 6 6 2 4 4 3 6 6 5 6 6 6 7 7
Low °C
-1 3 0 1 5 2 1 3 3 3 5 4 4 5 5 6 7 5
Chill °C
-5 -2 -4 1 4 3 -1 3 1 1 5 4 5 6 6 6 7 7
Freezing level m
2900 3450 3000 3200 3600 3800 3250 3350 3650 3400 3700 3800 3500 3700 3900 3800 3950 3950
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
1413662443665666771013711141391211121412131513151613
Sunrise
5:50 - - 5:52 - - 5:54 - - 5:54 - - 5:56 - - 5:58 - -
Sunset
- 9:42 - - 9:39 - - 9:38 - - 9:37 - - 9:36 - - 9:35 -

This table gives the weather forecast for The Fortress at the specific elevation of 3000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of The Fortress. 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
29 km NNE
1298m alt.
1 hour ago
15.0° C
clear
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 50).
BowValley
31 km NNE
1298m alt.
2 hours ago
13.3° C
-
6
Light winds from the ENE
(6 kph at 60).
Banff
45 km NW
1383m alt.
2 hours ago
13.3° C
-
9
Light winds from the SW
(9 kph at 220).
Banff Airport
46 km NW
1397m alt.
1 hour ago
16.3° C
clear
-
13
Light winds from the WSW
(13 kph at 250).
Bragg Creek
49 km ENE
1365m alt.
34 minutes ago
18° C
-
3
Calm
(3 kph at 360).

* 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 The Fortress and within an acceptable time window.