Ski Canada - Alberta

Lake Louise Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Lake Louise at 2141 m altitude issued: 11 am27 Sep 2016 (local time)  
Ski Canada - Alberta

Lake Louise Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Lake Louise Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 4.0mm), mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Very mild (max 10°C on Thu afternoon, min 2°C on Tue night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 4-6 Lake Louise Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 26.0mm), mainly falling Fri night. Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 9°C on Fri morning, min -2°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.
Tuesday 27Wednesday 28Thursday 29Friday 30Saturday 1Sunday 2
AMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnight
 
clear
rain showers
clear
partly cloudy
clear
clear
partly cloudy
clear
rain showers
rain showers
thunderstorm
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
km/h
Wind (km/h)
30 WSW30
25 WSW25
5 SSE5
10 SSW10
10 SSW10
10 SSW10
10 SSE10
15 S15
10 SSE10
10 S10
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
5 SSW5
5 SSW5
10 WSW10
15 WSW15
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T bcol snow sum27.cc23
T bcol snow sum28.cc23
T bcol snow sum29.cc23
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Snow cm
---------------332
mm
Rain mm
-2------21612151---
max°C
Max °C
7855779108997664220
min°C
Min °C
662376710779665221-2
chill°C
WChill°C
1411545855733220-2-6
Humid.%856071716165605879817184798884938694
Freezing level (m)325030502700275029503100325034503500340033503250320029502800245023501950
Lake Louise freezing level scale
snowy slopeLake Louise freezing level
Sunrise7:39--7:41--7:43--7:43--7:46--7:48--
Sunset-7:29--7:25--7:23--7:22--7:19--7:16-

Other resorts in Canada - Alberta are reporting: powder (0) / good piste (0)

The above table gives the weather forecast for Lake Louise at the specific elevation of 2141 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Lake Louise. To access the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider view of the weather, check out the Weather Map of Canada.

Click here to read further information on freezing levels and how we forecast our temperatures.

Visitor Reviews of Lake Louise

John from Canmore from Canada writes:

Lake Louise is big and great for everyone, but not everyone makes the most of their visit.

The front runs are long. If it's not crowded and there is fresh snow and it hasn't been too warm these are legendary, with beautiful pitch and fantastic views. Unfortunately, a lot of the time they are crowded and icy, especially on weekends, or if the spring sun has been beating them down.

The Larch area can also be fantastic, but the last several times I've been to Lake Louise Larch has been scrapy moguls, same problem as the front side: too many people and too much sun.

So, stay high. And if you can handle the steep back bowls stay on them as much as possible. When the winds are right they deposit snow into the bowls. If you can't handle the black runs, there are intermediate runs on the back that should work for you.

Go high, stay high if it's warm, focus on the backside if it's been windy, and you'll have a great time.

Any tourist visiting Alberta should ski Sunshine Village one day and Lake Louise another day. They are two quite different experiences. Ask for advice from a local, or take a free tour, so you don't end up in the icy moguls at Lake Louise or on the flat boring bits at Sunshine Village.

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