Sunday, October 13th, 2002. Sunrise at 7:54 AM. This picture captured a colorful Chinook Arch minutes before sunrise above Glenmore Park, Calgary S.W.
Summer runs between May and September. Days are warm and evenings are cool. Temperatures can reach as high as +40C in July and August. Ironically, it has also been known to snow during these months.
Winters are cold with heavy snowfalls, particularly in the Rockies. Temperatures can drop as low as -40C in January. Also, ironically, the Chinooks can bring the temperature to +20C in the dead of winter.