The best times to visit Valemount for ideal weather are

June 11th to August 26th

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

 

 


Other Valemount Travel Info

Weather in Valemount

Temperature

Average temperatures in Valemount vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 22nd 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 Valemount, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 83.3°F (28.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 47°F (8.3°C) at night.

Valemount Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Valemount 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.

Valemount Perceived Temperature (F)

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Valemount Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Valemount 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 29.1 20.4 13.5
Feb 34.8 24 15.1
Mar 43.9 32.4 22.2
Apr 53.1 39.8 26.7
May 66.1 51.4 34.8
Jun 72 58.3 43
Jul 80.6 64.3 46.7
Aug 78.3 61.2 45.4
Sep 67.9 52 38.6
Oct 51.5 40.7 32.9
Nov 36 28.6 23.2
Dec 26.7 19.3 12.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -1.6 -6.4 -10.3
Feb 1.6 -4.4 -9.4
Mar 6.6 0.2 -5.4
Apr 11.7 4.3 -2.9
May 18.9 10.8 1.6
Jun 22.2 14.6 6.1
Jul 27 17.9 8.2
Aug 25.7 16.2 7.4
Sep 19.9 11.1 3.7
Oct 10.8 4.8 0.5
Nov 2.2 -1.9 -4.9
Dec -2.9 -7.1 -10.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Valemount are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late August to early September with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 27th.

When can you find snow in Valemount? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Valemount.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Valemount (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 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 19% 0 1.9
May 24% 0 2.5
Jun 34% 0 4.3
Jul 24% 0 3.3
Aug 25% 0 2.5
Sep 27% 0 3.1
Oct 34% 0 4.3
Nov 4% 0 0.8
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 19 0 4.8
May 24 0 6.4
Jun 34 0 10.9
Jul 24 0 8.4
Aug 25 0 6.4
Sep 27 0 7.9
Oct 34 0 10.9
Nov 4 0 2
Dec 0 0 0

 

Humidity and Wind

Valemount has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is May (48.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (84.7%).

Wind in Valemount is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by April and June. May’s average wind speed of around 2.7 knots (3.1 MPH or 5 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 9.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 1.1 Barely noticeable 4.5 Light breeze
Feb 1.3 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Mar 1.8 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Apr 2.5 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
May 2.7 Barely noticeable 8.9 Light breeze
Jun 2.4 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.3 Barely noticeable 8.1 Light breeze
Aug 1.8 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Sep 1.5 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Oct 1.3 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Nov 1.4 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Dec 1.1 Barely noticeable 4.5 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 82.3%
Feb 77.5%
Mar 68.6%
Apr 55%
May 48.1%
Jun 53.9%
Jul 49.3%
Aug 57.2%
Sep 67.5%
Oct 80.3%
Nov 84.7%
Dec 83.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Valemount?

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 Valemount, BC, Canada is July, followed by May and June. 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 Valemount in December. 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 36.3 in December means 36.3% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Valemount Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 70.7°F (21.5°C) and 36.8°F (2.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 0 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Valemount, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 73.4°F (23°C) and 30.3°F (-0.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 11 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Valemount to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 38.4°F (3.6°C) and 25.7°F (-3.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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