Weather

Located in the Coast Mountain Range of British Columbia, Canada, Whistler Blackcomb consistently offers the most reliable snow conditions, receiving an average annual snowfall of 10.42 metres / 410 inches / 34.1 ft per year.

Snow Report for Whistler Blackcomb Mountains
ResortOpen StatusBase Depth (cm.)48hr SnowfallSurface Condition
Whistler/Blackcomb British Columbia Open 244cm 13cm Spring

Whistler experiences cool wet winters, and dry warm summers. On average Whistler receives approximately 11 days with temperatures over 30 °C (86 °F), and approximately 24 days on average with temperatures falling below -10 °C (14 °F). Located in the Coast Mountain Range of British Columbia, Canada, Whistler is actually a temperate rainforest with it’s most wettest months being November to March. Ideal for consistent and reliable snow conditions, receiving an average annual snowfall of 11.91 metres / 469 inches / 39.1 ft per year. View the Whistler Blackcomb Current Snow Report.

Current Weather Conditions for Whistler, BC

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It is forcast to be Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on April 17, 2014
Rain
10°/-1°
It is forcast to be Snow at 11:00 PM PDT on April 18, 2014
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1°/-4°
It is forcast to be Chance of Snow at 11:00 PM PDT on April 19, 2014
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0°/-2°
It is forcast to be Chance of Snow at 11:00 PM PDT on April 20, 2014
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0°/-1°
It is forcast to be Chance of Snow at 11:00 PM PDT on April 21, 2014
Chance of Snow
2°/-3°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on April 22, 2014
Chance of Rain
2°/-2°

Historical Weather Data for Whistler, BC

Average Temperature 13.4 °C
Average Maximum Temperature 19.6 °C
Average Minimum Temperature 7.2 °C
Frequency of Precipitation 46%
Highest Temperature (1977-2006) 32.1 °C 1982
Lowest Temperature (1977-2006) 2.6 °C 1989
Greatest Precipitation (1977-2006) 13.4 mm 1994
Greatest Rainfall (1977-2006) 13.4 mm 1994
Greatest Snowfall (1977-2006) 0.0 cm 1977
Most Snow on the Ground (1980-2006) 0.0 cm 1981

Average Alpine Temperatures

Temperatures are approximately 7 to 10°C cooler on top of the mountain than in the Valley. Due to Whistler’s coastal proximity, temperatures are moderate through the winter season, rarely dipping below -10°C (12°F) in the Village and -15°C (5°F) in the alpine during the coldest part of the year. Expect -5°C (22°F) average daily alpine temperatures during most of the winter months.


December to February

Low:

-12°C / 11°F

High:

-5°C / 23°F

March 
to May

Low:

-8°C / 19°F

High:

5°C / 42°F

Average Snowfall
360 inches / 30 ft / 9.14 m per year on summit