What’s the weather like in Banff in November?
This month sees a sharp fall in average daytime temperatures compared to October as late autumn turns into winter and the snowfall increases. The Banff weather in November is only a few degrees above zero, at best, but the sunshine makes it feel quite pleasant around the mountains.
The idyllic resort of Banff is found in Canada’s Alberta province, to the west of Calgary at about 1,400m above sea level. Winter here in south west Canada lasts between late November and April and the snow is frequent and heavy during January. The surrounding hills of Mount Rundle, Sulphur Mountain, Mount Norquay and Cascade Mountain produce fantastic conditions for skiing, trekking and climbing and create cool air keeping temperatures low.
If you’re planning to explore the rocky hills, forests and slopes, then the weather in Banff in November is great for outdoor winter fun. During the day the temperature will be around 3°C, with just a light 9mph breeze around the mountains. The temperature can drop to a low of -9°C at night, so make sure your cabin’s logfire is burning well. You’ll see a good deal of sunshine during your stay in November, as this Canadian resort produces four hours of sun each day from ten hours of daylight. UV levels are low and the humidity should measure 85%. November is quite a dry month in Banff with only 24mm of wintery rainfall on average.