The best times to visit Rossland for ideal weather are

June 4th to September 30th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Rossland Travel Info

Weather in Rossland

Temperature

Average temperatures in Rossland vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 30th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Rossland, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 92.2°F (33.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.1°F (13.4°C) at night.

Rossland Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Rossland Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Rossland Perceived Temperature (F)

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Rossland Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Rossland Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 32.2 27.2 23.5
Feb 38.3 31 26.3
Mar 48.7 38 30.6
Apr 59.4 45.5 34.9
May 71.4 55.7 43.3
Jun 76.1 61.1 49.2
Jul 88.9 70.3 54.8
Aug 88 68.8 53.8
Sep 75.9 59.1 47.4
Oct 56.8 45.5 37.5
Nov 41.2 34.4 30
Dec 31.7 27.1 23.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 0.1 -2.7 -4.7
Feb 3.5 -0.6 -3.2
Mar 9.3 3.3 -0.8
Apr 15.2 7.5 1.6
May 21.9 13.2 6.3
Jun 24.5 16.2 9.6
Jul 31.6 21.3 12.7
Aug 31.1 20.4 12.1
Sep 24.4 15.1 8.6
Oct 13.8 7.5 3.1
Nov 5.1 1.3 -1.1
Dec -0.2 -2.7 -4.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Rossland are August, July, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid September. For example, on the week of September 10th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in Rossland? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Rossland is often around around January 15th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Rossland.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Rossland (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 28% 14.8 3.7
Feb 21% 12.5 2.1
Mar 25% 6.4 2.6
Apr 17% 2.6 1.6
May 13% 2.7 1.7
Jun 16% 3.5 1.9
Jul 8% 0 1
Aug 7% 0 0.9
Sep 11% 1.9 1.1
Oct 17% 0.4 2.2
Nov 32% 2.3 3.8
Dec 35% 6.5 4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 28 37.6 9.4
Feb 21 31.8 5.3
Mar 25 16.3 6.6
Apr 17 6.6 4.1
May 13 6.9 4.3
Jun 16 8.9 4.8
Jul 8 0 2.5
Aug 7 0 2.3
Sep 11 4.8 2.8
Oct 17 1 5.6
Nov 32 5.8 9.7
Dec 35 16.5 10.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Rossland has some extremely humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (36.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (82.4%).

Wind in Rossland is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and June. April’s average wind speed of around 4 knots (4.6 MPH or 7.3 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 9.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Rossland.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.1 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Feb 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.9 Light breeze
Apr 4 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
May 3.8 Barely noticeable 8.5 Light breeze
Jun 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.6 Light breeze
Aug 3.3 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.3 Barely noticeable 7.3 Light breeze
Oct 2.9 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Nov 3.1 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Dec 3 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 81.3%
Feb 73.2%
Mar 61.7%
Apr 46.9%
May 43.9%
Jun 50.3%
Jul 36.8%
Aug 38.9%
Sep 51.6%
Oct 69.1%
Nov 78.4%
Dec 82.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Rossland?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Canada; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 07, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Rossland, BC, Canada is July, followed by August and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Rossland in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 36.1 in September means 36.1% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Rossland Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75.4°F (24.1°C) and 40.8°F (4.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 2 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Rossland, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 80.5°F (26.9°C) and 34.4°F (1.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 10 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Rossland to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 41.6°F (5.3°C) and 30.4°F (-0.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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