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What To Do in Banff in February

February in Banff National Park means fluffy snow that is deeper than ever – the powder months have arrived! A visit to Lake Louise, dogsledding, snowshoeing and sleigh rides are activities not to miss this month.

How to Plan the Best Banff Winter Itinerary

It’s no secret that Banff and Lake Louise is home to some of the best skiing in the Rockies – but what they’re also home to, are a ton of activities ranging from ice walks, tubing, snowshoeing, sightseeing, snowmobiling, dogsledding and more – it’s enough to keep a family busy for days! Here we have a comprehensive itinerary for visitors to mix and match with.

What To Do in Banff in January

Winter is in full-force in January with our welcomed snowfalls, cold temperatures, and the entire National Park is transformed into a quintessential Canadian winter wonderland. Here’s our Top 6 January activities including a world-class ice sculpting event, winter ice hikes and snowmobiling through fresh powder.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Banff Average Temperatures

High Low
Celsius Fahrenheit Celsius Fahrenheit
January -5 23 -15 5
February 0 32 -11 13
March 4 40 -8 18
April 9 49 -3 27
May 14 57 2 31
June 20 72 5 41
July 25 82 7 45
August 24 80 7 44
September 17 66 3 38
October 10 50 -1 31
November 1 32 -8 18
December -5 23 -14 7

 

Banff Average Precipitation

Rainfall
(mm)
Snowfall
(cm)
January 2.4 38.2
February 1.7 30.0
March 1.6 27.0
April 10.6 26.3
May 42.4 17.1
June 58.4 1.7
July 51.1 0.0
August 51.2 0.0
September 37.7 7.0
October 15.4 18.9
November 6.0 33.6
December 2.8 43.9