Best Time To Visit Whistler

Best Time To Go To Whistler

Expect cool, wet winters and warm, dry summers at Whistler. Still Whistler is considered as a year-round destination. It is because of the picturesque mountains surrounding the place with two majestic villages. And with enormous number of activities that can be enjoy in this Canadian resort town throughout the year.

  • Spring (April to May): With spring, warm temperature steps in Whistler. Though few of the peaks are still covered with snow, letting you enjoy skiing, but most of the hiking trails open up in this season. For campers, this is the ideal time to enjoy the scenic beauty of Whistler. Other activities like golfing, bungee jumping and family picnic near Alexander falls can also be enjoyed.
  • Summer (June to September): Summer brings a fusion of big adventure and memorable little moments. People who love skiing can head to Horstman Glacier on Blackcomb Mountain. However, summer is the peak season for Whistler, especially because of the events like Whistler Village Beer Festival in September, the Pemberton Music festival and Children’s Art Festival in July.
  • Autumn (October to November): This off-season is perfect to enjoy activities like biking, hiking and fishing. At the same time the scenic ride on the sea to the Sky Climb train to Vancouver let you cherish the charming golden face of this season of Whistler.
  • Winter (December to March): This is another peak season to visit Whistler. As the mountain gets covered with thick snow, skiers and snowboarders come to this town to get the perfect adrenaline rush with the winter activities.

So, summer and winter are definitely the best time to visit Whistler. But for these seasons, advance hotel booking is highly essential. For travellers who hate crowd spring and autumn are there season.

Climate in Whistler

Know weather for your travel dates:

17-Jan-2018
oF | oC
Today 17 Jan

4oC

-0oC

Rain throughout the day.

Wind:3.21 m/s

Humidity:85%

Precipitation:1.78%

  • Thu 18 Jan
    1oC | -1oC

    Mixed precipitation (3–9 cm. of snow) throughout the day.

  • Fri 19 Jan
    1oC | -1oC

    Snow (2–6 cm.) in the morning and evening.

  • Sat 20 Jan
    2oC | -2oC

    Snow (5–12 cm.) in the morning and evening.

  • Sun 21 Jan
    1oC | -2oC

    Snow (15–23 cm.) throughout the day.

  • Mon 22 Jan
    1oC | -5oC

    Light snow (1–3 cm.) in the morning.

  • Tue 23 Jan
    2oC | -6oC

    Snow (6–13 cm.) starting in the evening.

Month wise Weather in Whistler

Average Temperature in Whistler by month

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  • 30o
  • 20o
  • 10o 0o
Jan

Average temperature: -8oC

Minimum temperature: -14oC

Maximum temperature: -4oC

Feb

Average temperature: -7oC

Minimum temperature: -15oC

Maximum temperature: 0oC

Mar

Average temperature: -3oC

Minimum temperature: -8oC

Maximum temperature: 3oC

Apr

Average temperature: 3oC

Minimum temperature: -3oC

Maximum temperature: 8oC

May

Average temperature: 6oC

Minimum temperature: -1oC

Maximum temperature: 15oC

Jun

Average temperature: 10oC

Minimum temperature: 5oC

Maximum temperature: 16oC

Jul

Average temperature: 18oC

Minimum temperature: 10oC

Maximum temperature: 27oC

Aug

Average temperature: 21oC

Minimum temperature: 12oC

Maximum temperature: 30oC

Sep

Average temperature: 18oC

Minimum temperature: 11oC

Maximum temperature: 28oC

Oct

Average temperature: 7oC

Minimum temperature: 0oC

Maximum temperature: 13oC

Nov

Average temperature: 2oC

Minimum temperature: -8oC

Maximum temperature: 9oC

Dec

Average temperature: -1oC

Minimum temperature: -5oC

Maximum temperature: 2oC

Highest temperature in Whistler is recorded as 30oC in August.

Lowest temperature in Whistler is recorded as -15oC in February.

Average Rain in Whistler by Month (in mm)

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  • 120
  • 80
  • 40 0
Jan

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 45.42 mm

Minimum Rain: 23.23 mm

Maximum Rain: 72.79 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 152.26 mm

Minimum Rain: 12.37 mm

Maximum Rain: 413.43 mm

May

Average Rain: 7.72 mm

Minimum Rain: 1.52 mm

Maximum Rain: 12.37 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 78.46 mm

Minimum Rain: 23.23 mm

Maximum Rain: 128.5 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 6.2 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 12.37 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 22.19 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 66.57 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 134.7 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 391.73 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 62.97 mm

Minimum Rain: 10.85 mm

Maximum Rain: 139.35 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Whistler is 413.43 mm in April.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Whistler are January, February, August and September.

Average Humidity in Whistler by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 60%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 61%

Feb

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 69%

Mar

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 77%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Apr

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 80%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

May

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 80%

Jun

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 82%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Jul

Average Humidity: 62%

Minimum Humidity: 56%

Maximum Humidity: 67%

Aug

Average Humidity: 52%

Minimum Humidity: 49%

Maximum Humidity: 56%

Sep

Average Humidity: 61%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 67%

Oct

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Nov

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 76%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Dec

Average Humidity: 95%

Minimum Humidity: 93%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Most humid month in Whistler is December.

Least humid month in Whistler is August.

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