Weather

weather

If you’re looking for a city that goes through all 4 seasons in a calendar year, you’ve come to the right place! Calgary enjoys sunny hot summers, very cold winters and everything in between.

The city has a windy environment, which it owes to its prairie location – there are a few natural barriers to the wind. Wind in Calgary (especially in the winters) can take the form of a: Chinook, a hot, dry, wind that blows in from the Rockies.

A Chinook can raise the temperature in Calgary by 30 degrees centigrade, providing some relief to the bitter cold.

Calgary enjoys a rather dry climate. Weather in the city is often variable and is especially difficult to predict from day to day – as Calgarians say, “Just wait 5 minutes.”

Check out the average weather in Calgary HERE.