The Fortress
Weather Forecast, Canada

 

Days 0-3 The Fortress Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri night. Extremely cold (max -17°C on Fri morning, min -23°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 The Fortress Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Tue night, min -26°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
cloudy
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
25 WSW25
15 WSW15
15 NNE15
5 ENE5
10 SW10
10 WSW10
5 WSW5
0 NW0
5 SE5
10 SE10
5 E5
10 NE10
10 ENE10
5 ENE5
15 SSE15
5 SE5
10 W10
5 SW5
some clouds cloudy mod. snow light snow cloudy snow shwrs clear clear some clouds clear some clouds cloudy some clouds clear clear snow shwrs light snow some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 6 2 - 1 - - - - - - - - - 1 1 -
High °C
-17 -17 -18 -22 -22 -21 -21 -21 -21 -22 -23 -25 -25 -23 -15 -15 -16 -16
Low °C
-18 -18 -21 -23 -22 -22 -21 -21 -22 -22 -24 -26 -26 -24 -21 -15 -16 -18
Chill °C
-28 -27 -25 -30 -30 -29 -27 -21 -26 -28 -28 -34 -32 -28 -21 -20 -22 -21
Freezing level m
150 600 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 550 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-17-17-18-22-22-21-21-21-21-22-23-25-25-23-15-15-16-16-11-10-11-16-15-18-16-15-19-17-16-21-19-16-15-12-10-11
Sunrise
7:39 - - 7:37 - - 7:35 - - 7:33 - - 7:31 - - 7:28 - -
Sunset
- 6:08 - - 6:10 - - 6:13 - - 6:15 - - 6:15 - - 6:17 -

Issued local time.

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
-3.1° C
clear
-
13
Light winds from the WSW
(13 kph at 250).
BowValley
31 km NNE
1298m alt.
2 hours ago
-2.3° C
-
15
Light winds from the WSW
(15 kph at 250).
Banff
45 km NW
1383m alt.
2 hours ago
-3.8° C
-
9
Light winds from the WSW
(9 kph at 240).
Banff Airport
46 km NW
1397m alt.
1 hour ago
-3.9° C
clear
-
13
Light winds from the SW
(13 kph at 230).
Bragg Creek
49 km ENE
1365m alt.
1 hour ago
0° C
-
Wind obs. (6 kph from 360 degs) was rejected
.

* 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.