Banff weather in October (Alberta, Canada)

People don't tend to visit Banff in October since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Banff in October lies at 5.8°C (42.44°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around -5.5°C (22.1°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during October is moderate with an average of 52mm (2.1 inches). There are generally around 8 snowy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 128 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Banff, monthly averages in October

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Min Temperature 22 °F  
Max Temperature 42 °F  
Chance of Rain 28%  
Precipitation 2 in  
Rainy days 9 days  
Humidity 44% *  
Sunshine 128 hrs *  

Where to stay in Banff

Where to go in Canada in October

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

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in October? Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Some years it can also snow this month, so bring gloves or mittens, a scarf and a warm hat.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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