Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada? If you're planning to go to Crowsnest Pass, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada

Based on the climate and weather in Crowsnest Pass, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Crowsnest Pass, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

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  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Crowsnest Pass.

If you go to Crowsnest Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Crowsnest Pass.

What to wear/what to pack for Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada by month

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January

January for Crowsnest Pass is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows about half of the time.

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February

If you are traveling to Crowsnest Pass in February, you will notice that it is frigid and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

March in this region is frigid. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows a bit less than half of the time.

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April

If you go to Crowsnest Pass in April, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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May

If you vacation in Crowsnest Pass during May, you are likely to notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

June in Crowsnest Pass is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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July

July in Crowsnest Pass is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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August

In August, Crowsnest Pass is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and occasionally jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Crowsnest Pass, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 40%.

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September

If you go to Crowsnest Pass in September, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

If you go to Crowsnest Pass in October, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

If you go to Crowsnest Pass in November, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Crowsnest Pass is freezing and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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