Calgary has a dry, humid continental climate with long and cold, but extremely variable, winters and short, moderately warm summers.
Winters can be as cold as -30 °C or mild (highs above 10 °C). Summer temperatures are in the low to middle 20s °C, occasionally reaching 30 °C. Calgary is believed to be among the sunniest cities in Canada. Popular activities here include fishing, golfing, horseback riding, skiing and snowboarding, as well as water sports and rafting.