Weather in Whistler, British Columbia

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 11.91 metres / 469 inches / 39.1 ft per year.

Due to Whistler’s coastal proximity, temperatures are moderate through the winter season, rarely dipping below -10°C (12°F) in the valley 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.

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.

Whistler is quite a laid back, casual ski town. Even for fine dining, smart-casual attire is appropriate. As far as what to wear for the great outdoors, remember that you are in the Coast Mountain range of British Columbia and the weather can change dramatically throughout the day, no matter what the season.

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.

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