Close

Official Destination Website 1.800.944.7853

Whistler Weather Conditions

See live images of Whistler from our webcams or get more information on our climate and seasons with our weather history and stats.
Mountain Report: Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains are open for the season. You can ski and ride every day of the holidays including Christmas Day. Ho Ho Ho!

Snow Report

Updated December 20 at 5:14 AM

New Snow
11 cm
24 hour
15 cm
48 hour
31 cm
7 Days
37 cm
Base
116 cm
Cumulative
245 cm

Alpine:

Lightly Snowing

Temp: -5 °C

Wind: High at 49 - 70 km/h from the S

Visibility: Variable

Freezing Level: 1200m (3936 ft).

Mid Mountain:

Lightly Snowing

Temp: -3 °C

Wind: Light at 16 - 50 km/h from the SE

Valley:

Drizzle

Temp: 1 °C


Alpine Forecast

Issued: December 20, 2014, 3am. Next update by 10am.

Today

Periods of snow.

Periods of snow.

Alpine temperature:
High 0

Ridge wind south 30 gusting to 75 km/h.

Accumulation 15 cm.

Freezing level: 1800 metres.

Tonight

Flurries.

Flurries.

Alpine temperature:
Low -2

Ridge wind southwest 25 gusting to 75 km/h.

Accumulation 12 cm.

Freezing level: 1300 metres.

Sunday

Mainly cloudy with isolated flurries.

Mainly cloudy with isolated flurries.

Alpine temperature:
High -2

Ridge wind southwest 25 gusting to 65 km/h.

Precipitation: Trace.

Freezing level: 1300 metres.

Monday

Mainly cloudy with isolated flurries.

Mainly cloudy with isolated flurries.

Alpine temperatures:
Low -5 High -5

Ridge wind southwest 10-25 km/h.

Precipitation: Trace.

Freezing level: 1000 metres.

Tuesday

Flurries.

Flurries.

Alpine temperatures:
Low -4 High -2

Ridge wind southwest 10-30 km/h.

Accumulation 8 cm.

Freezing level: 1200 metres.

This alpine forecast is provided by RWDI


Valley Forecast.

Issued: Saturday December 20, 2014 at 05:00 PST

Today

Wet snow mixed with rain
  • 1°c

Wet snow mixed with rain changing to rain this afternoon. Local snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. Temperature steady near plus 1.

Tonight

Rain
  • 1°c

Rain ending near midnight then cloudy. Temperature steady near plus 1.

Sunday

Wet flurries or rain showers
  • 2°c

Wet flurries and rain showers. Temperature steady near plus 2.

Monday

Cloudy
  • 3°c
  • -1°c

Cloudy. Low minus 1. High plus 3.

Tuesday

Periods of rain
  • 1°c
  • 0°c

Periods of rain. Low zero. High plus 1.

Wednesday

Rain
  • 1°c
  • 0°c

Rain. Low zero. High plus 1.

Thursday

A mix of sun and cloud
  • 3°c
  • -1°c

A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 1. High plus 3.

Friday

A mix of sun and cloud
  • 1°c
  • -3°c

A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 3. High plus 1.

Alpine Forecast provided by RWDI

The Whistler alpine meteorological forecast is provided by RWDI - a meteorological consulting and engineering firm with extensive experience in microclimate and mountain meteorology. The initial data for this forecast is extracted from the leading US regional (WRF NAM, short term) and global (GFS, long term) weather models four times daily and post-processed by RWDI to account for the unique environment near Whistler and Blackcomb. This post processing is required to increase our forecast performance and to provide a site specific forecast in a mountainous environment. The post processing algorithms were developed by engineers and meteorologists and are based on many years of experience with Canadian weather. Local observations are continuously used to verify and refine the forecasts. This ensures a very high degree of accuracy that frequently exceeds generic statistical methods and raw weather model output and is what distinguishes our forecast product from others. For more information on RWDI forecasts and meteorological risk management solutions please contact weather@rwdi.com.


Dec - Jan Christmas in Whistler

The Holiday Season:
What's On in Whistler

No matter how you celebrate the holiday season, Whistler welcomes you with events and entertainment to keep the whole family happy.

Welcome to Whistler Contest

Welcome to Whistler
Contest

Enter for a chance to win your own unique Whistler experience. Pick your favourite trip from the best that Whistler has to offer!

Westin Resort & Spa

The Westin Resort & Spa
Stay & Ski Packages
Save Up To 20%

Luxury Hotel
Valid for arrivals from Now - April 19, 2015