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Fernie enjoys four distinct seasons, each with its own character and array of activities.

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What to expect when you travel

Lush and green throughout the spring, summer and fall months and full of legendary snow over the winter months, Fernie is a Rocky Mountain town with spectacular scenery that changes with the seasons.

Spring: April to mid-June (Spring equinox is on March 19th, 2024)
mid-June to mid-September (Summer solstice is on either June 20th, 2024)
mid-September to early November (Fall equinox is on either September 22nd, 2024). Best fall colours are typically between mid-September and end of October, with the leafy trees best in the early few weeks and the golden larch in the last few weeks.
early November - early April (Winter solstice is on either December 21st,2024).

Average Monthly Temperatures

In Canada we use Celsius, not Fahrenheit, actual daily temperatures vary. Daytime highs in the height of summer (July-Sept) can easily reach over 30 C and in December & January can sometimes be as lower than -20 C over a few days.

January - 6 C      21 F   
February - 8 C 17 F
March - 2 C 28 F
April 10 C 50 F
May 17 C 62 F
June 20 C 69 F
July 28 C 82 F
August 26 C 78 F
September 19 C 66 F
October 14 C 57 F
November   0 C 32 F
December       - 4 C 25 F


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