What’s the weather like in Whistler in October?
You’ll want to make the most of the mild Whistler weather in October, before the winter temperatures take hold from late November in the south of British Colombia. The daytime temperature will hover around 0°C and the sun appears for a good few hours each day. There’s not much snowfall on lower grounds and you’ll need a jacket for the showers.
The climate around Whistler, and the neighbouring Blackcomb resort, is not quite as cold as towns like Banff in Canada’s Rockie Mountains. Whistler’s close to the Pacific Ocean and found in the pretty Coast Mountain range. Here the sea air helps to keep temperatures higher in autumn months like October, but levels dip by six or seven degrees on higher ground.
The average daytime high temperature in Whistler’s a delightful 10°C. It’ll probably be more like 7°C though during your stay, as the weather in Whistler in October takes on a strong autumn feel. At night it could fall to 0°C. The sunshine doesn’t disappear at this time, with five hours each day. The sun rises at 7.15am and finally sets at nearly 7pm at the beginning of the month. October will see some rain, with over 100mm across an average of 14 rain-affected days. The wind speed is moderate at 5mph, on average, and the humidity level will be around 82% during this month.