Banff weather in August (Alberta, Canada)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in August. The average maximum daytime temperature in Banff in August lies at 21.5°C (70.7°F). The average minimum temperature is 7.0°C (44.6°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 63mm (2.5 inches). There are generally around 15 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Banff with 215 hours of sun during the entire month. August is known as one of the best months to visit Banff.

So what to wear in August? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. At night it can still cool off so best to pack some warmer nightwear as well.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.


Monthly Averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 7 °C
Max Temperature 21 °C
Chance of Rain 50%
Precipitation 63mm
Rainy Days 15
Sunshine Hours 215

Where to stay in Banff

Where to go in Canada in August

Find out more about the weather in Canada in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Outdoor sports

Weather Forecasts for Banff (Alberta)

Tue   Feb 07
3°C | -1°C
SW 7 km/h
1.8 mm
overcast and slight sleet

overcast and slight sleet

Wed   Feb 08
1°C | -7°C
W 11 km/h
2.1 mm
half cloudy and slight snow

half cloudy and slight snow

Thu   Feb 09
2°C | -9°C
W 7 km/h
0.7 mm
broken clouds and no rain

broken clouds and no rain

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