Whistler Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Whistler, British Columbia during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the ski resort, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 10, 20 or 30 °C each month in Whistler, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with frost and cold weather.

All the numbers are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010.

Average Whistler temperatures
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
33 23 January 1 -5
38 24 February 3 -4
45 28 March 7 -2
53 33 April 12 0
62 39 May 16 4
68 45 June 20 7
74 49 July 24 9
75 48 August 24 9
68 42 September 20 6
52 36 October 11 2
38 29 November 3 -2
32 22 December 0 -5
53 35 Year 12 2

Days of Hot Weather in Whistler

Whistler usually has 13 days a year with temperatures in the thirties Celsius. Just one of those days on average reaches above 35 degrees Celsius (95 °F). The 30-degree weather can show up at this mountain resort anytime from May to September.

Days per month in Whistler over 10, 20 or 30 °C
  10 °C
50 °F
20 °C
68 °F
30 °C
86 °F
January 0 0 0
February 1 0 0
March 7 0 0
April 17 2 0
May 28 8 0
June 30 14 2
July 31 22 5
August 31 23 5
September 30 14 1
October 17 1 0
November 1 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 192 83 13

When Whistler Has Frosty Weather

Whistler typically has 147 days a year when the minimum temperature is at 0 °C or below. The average date for the last frost in spring is May 18. Frost normally returns here on September 25. The frost-free period extends for 130 days on average between the final spring frost and the first fall frost.

Average number of days with freezing temperatures in Whistler
  0 °C
32 °F
January 25
February 23
March 22
April 15
May 4
June 0
July 0
August 0
September 2
October 9
November 19
December 28
Year 147

How Often Whistler Has Cold Temperatures

Whistler's chilliest winter nights have lows in the minus-twenties Celsius (below -3 °F). The ski resort averages just one or two nights a year, from November to February, when the thermometer drops that low. Temperatures down to -30 °C (-22 °F) are not normal here.

From October to March, Whistler can remain below freezing all day long. The mountain village typically has 30 days a year when the temperature never rises above 0 °C.

Days per month on average in Whistler when the minimum temperature drops below -2 or -10 °C
  -2 °C
28 °F
-10 °C
14 °F
January 16 6
February 16 3
March 15 1
April 6 0
May 1 0
June 0 0
July 0 0
August 0 0
September 0 0
October 4 0
November 11 2
December 20 6
Year 90 19
Reference

Environment Canada. Meteorological Service of Canada. Canadian Climate Normals. 1981-2010 Climate Normals & Averages.

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