Average weather in January in Banff (Alberta), Canada

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Banff in January is -12.0°C (10.4°F). January is a dry month with an average of 24mm (0.9in) rain. It rains on average a total of 10 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around -3.0°C (26.6°F).


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Banff should definitely plan on bringing a warm sweater and winter jacket since there will be periods of snow.

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

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 10 °F
Max Temperature 26 °F
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 1 in
Rainy Days 10

Where to stay in Banff

What To Do

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

Cycling
1/10
Walking
1/10
Barbeque
1/10
Camping
2/10
Outdoor sports
1/10

Weather Forecasts for Banff (Alberta)

SUN Jan 16
30°F | 19°F
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

MON Jan 17
26°F | 10°F
Light freezing rain

Light freezing rain

TUE Jan 18
20°F | 5°F
Freezing fog

Freezing fog

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