The Fortress
Weather Forecast, Canada

 

Days 0-3 The Fortress Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 9°C on Sun afternoon, min -4°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, gales from the SSW by Mon morning).

Days 3-6 The Fortress Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed afternoon, min -3°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Tue afternoon, calm by Thu morning).

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
light rain
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
Wind km/h
25 N25
10 NNW10
5 SW5
15 SW15
15 SW15
55 SSW55
60 SW60
45 SW45
35 W35
45 W45
25 WSW25
30 W30
35 W35
15 WSW15
0 WSW0
5 WNW5
10 E10
10 NE10
light rain rain shwrs clear some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds light snow mod. snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
4 4 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 9 1
High °C
4 5 6 9 8 8 7 3 -3 0 0 -1 3 3 0 2 1 0
Low °C
3 4 5 8 7 7 6 -4 -4 -1 -3 -3 2 1 0 1 0 -1
Chill °C
1 2 4 7 6 2 1 -4 -10 -8 -7 -8 -2 0 0 -1 1 -3
Freezing level m
3450 3750 3750 4150 4150 4050 3950 3200 2450 2900 2750 2600 3300 3350 3000 3150 2950 2900
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
45698873-300-13302101212141716161512698812119988
Sunrise
- - 5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:30
Sunset
9:58 - - 9:58 - - 9:58 - - 9:58 - - 9:58 - - 9:58 - -

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.
50 minutes ago
15.7° C
clear
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 240).
BowValley
31 km NNE
1298m alt.
2 hours ago
15.6° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 260).
Banff
45 km NW
1383m alt.
2 hours ago
15.9° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 160).
Banff Airport
46 km NW
1397m alt.
50 minutes ago
15.2° C
clear
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 50).
Bragg Creek
49 km ENE
1365m alt.
4 hours ago
17° C
-
5
Calm
(5 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.