Weather and clothing

British Columbia is blessed not only with amazing landscapes but also with the mildest weather in Canada and attractive temperatures year-round.

The average maximum temperatures of some of the main cities in BC are as follows:

Jan
Apr
Jul
Oct
Vancouver
6
14
22
14
Victoria
6
13
20
14
Kamloops
-0.8
16.5
28.3
13.7
Kelowna
-0.2
15.4
27.6
13.4
Prince George
-15.1
-2.6
7.2
-0.7

Depending on the region and its particular weather conditions, temperatures could be higher or lower due to wind-chill or humidex factor. Also, rainfall in BC is higher than other areas of Canada, so don’t forget your umbrella and rain jacket. Find current weather conditions on the WeatherOffice website.

Clothing

Depending on the type of clothes you bring with you from home, your destination city in BC, and the type of activities you will be interested in doing, you may also consider buying:

     A bathing suit (swimming trunks)

     A pair of gloves/hat/scarf

     An umbrella

     A pair of hiking shoes

     Ski clothing/ski boots (these can be either bought or rented)