Whistler is a beautiful ski resort in British Columbia. Known for its use during the 2010 Winter Olympics, the town is a wonderful place for winter sports, but summer outdoor sports like hiking, golfing, fishing, and climbing. People choose the winter weather or summer Whistler weather depending on their chosen sports for their retreat.
In Whistler with its high elevation, most of the precipitation falls during the cold months, unloading snow on the slopes. Over the year, accumulation of moisture equals approximately 1,200 mm. The month with the most snowfall is November with about 188 mm. Usually, the snow falls and stays on the ground from December to April. July and August are the two months of least precipitation with about 47 mm each.
Annual Seasons and Temperatures
Spring – The months of spring for this region are March through May. The temperatures are warming with temperature highs between 7 and 16 degrees Celsius.
Summer – June into September are the months of summertime perfect for outdoor sports. High temperatures reach between 19 and 24 degrees. Still, nights are much cooler with temperatures around 7 to 9 degrees Celsius.
Autumn – September and October have true autumn weather. The high temperatures are lowering to between about 3 and 11 degrees Celsius.
Winter – For the winter season, November to February the temperatures plunge. The normal daytime high is around 0 degrees. The lows during these months are between -6 and -4 degrees Celsius.