What’s the weather like in Banff in April?
The Banff weather in April can be quite mild and sees a sharp rise in temperature from the cold of winter and early spring. The sunshine level is very pleasant too, making it a great time to visit this snow and ski resort in Canada’s amazing Banff National Park in the Rockies.
Even though the climate warms up here in the province of Alberta in April, there’s still snowfall this month in Banff. The surrounding hills of Mount Rundle, Sulphur Mountain, Mount Norquay and Cascade Mountain help to create cool air and stop temperatures rising too high. The conditions can be quite changeable this high up in the Rocky Mountains and visitors should be prepared for sunshine, snow and wintery downpours at short notice.
The average daytime high temperature in this picturesque part of Canada this month can reach 11°C. This is more likely to be around 6°C, dropping to occasional lows of -1°C on the most cold days. At night time you can expect it to be below freezing. The sunshine levels are impressive and there could be up to eight hours each day from 14 hours of daylight. The sun will rise at 7.15am and finally disappear at 8.15pm. The weather in Banff in April produces about 29mm of rainfall, on average, with much of this being wintery. The humidity will measure around 82% and the wind speeds are light to moderate, hovering around the 8mph mark.