Best time to visit British Columbia

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When is the best time to visit British Columbia?

The best time to visit British Columbia (Vancouver) is July based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in January in British Columbia (Vancouver)6
  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in February in British Columbia (Vancouver)8
  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in March in British Columbia (Vancouver)11
  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in April in British Columbia (Vancouver)13
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in May in British Columbia (Vancouver)17
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in June in British Columbia (Vancouver)20
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in July in British Columbia (Vancouver)22
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in August in British Columbia (Vancouver)22
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in September in British Columbia (Vancouver)19
  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in October in British Columbia (Vancouver)14
  • 9°C maximum daytime temperature in November in British Columbia (Vancouver)9
  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in December in British Columbia (Vancouver)6

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The weather guide for British Columbia (Vancouver) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in British Columbia?

The hottest time of year in Vancouver, British Columbia is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 22°C.

Which month has the most rain in British Columbia?

In terms of rainfall, December is usually the wettest month in Vancouver, British Columbia with 228mm on average. There are normally 21 days in December with some rain.

When is it sunniest in British Columbia?

The sunniest time of year in Vancouver, British Columbia is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 58% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in British Columbia?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Vancouver, British Columbia in August when the water temperature reaches 17°C.

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