cold does it get here, and how much snow do you get?
An average winter day reaches about -10° to -15° Celsius(C)
(14°F). Southern Alberta gets about the same amount of snow
as the northern United States (Montana, Washington, Idaho) but generally
the snow does not stay because of warm Chinook winds from the west
coast which can raise the temperature from -30°C to +10°C
(50°F) within hours.