Best Time to Visit Vancouver

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Vancouver. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Vancouver. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Vancouver for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 1 °C to 23 °C
Waves Symbol 8 °C to 14 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 1.547.32 in (7 – 22 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Vancouver: Overview

JanuaryJan
MaximumMax. 8 °C
Up to 7.32 in of rainof rain
Water max. 8 °C
FebruaryFeb
MaximumMax. 9 °C
Water max. 8 °C
MarchMar
MaximumMax. 11 °C
Water max. 8 °C
AprilApr
TemperaturesTemp. up to 15 °C
Water max. 11 °C
MayMay
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JuneJun
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JulyJul
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AugustAug
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SeptemberSep
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OctoberOct
TemperaturesTemp. up to 16 °C
Water max. 11 °C
NovemberNov
MaximumMax. 11 °C
Up to 7.2 in of rainof rain
Water max. 9 °C
DecemberDec
MaximumMax. 8 °C
Up to 7.01 in of rainof rain
Water max. 8 °C

Climate Chart Vancouver

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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Vancouver

In the following, you will find the climate table for Vancouver, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature11°15°17°21°23°23°20°16°10°
Night Temperature12°14°14°11°
Water Temperature10°11°13°14°14°13°11°
Precipitation (inch)7.323.74.653.622.362.321.541.571.8957.27.01
Rainy days221619161210879162120
Hours of Sunshine3445781097644
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature is 10.9 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (18.6 °C)
Coldest month: January (4.1 °C)

The maximum water temperature is 14 °C. Bathing would be very uncomfortable.

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 48.19 inch on 176 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

Rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation): January, November, and December
Overall precipitation in the rainy season: 21.54 in

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 9.8 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 5.9 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Popular Activities



More information about the best things to do: Vancouver

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Vancouver
overcast clouds     overcast clouds, 2.5 °C
Clouds: 90 %       Wind: 4 mph O
Air Pressure: 1034 hPa       Humidity: 100 %
Last updated: 19th Jan 2021, 01:22 pm
The next days …
20th Jan 202121st Jan 202122nd Jan 202123rd Jan 202124th Jan 202125th Jan 2021
overcast clouds4 °C to 7 °Covercast clouds3 °C to 6 °Csky is clear1 °C to 5 °Csky is clear-0 °C to 3 °Crain and snow0 °C to 3 °Crain and snow-1 °C to 3 °C
4 °C to 7 °C3 °C to 6 °C1 °C to 5 °C-0 °C to 3 °C0 °C to 3 °C-1 °C to 3 °C
Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 100 %
No PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo Precipitation0.09 in of rain0.03 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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Canada: Regions

Vancouver is part of the holiday destination Canada. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

Vancouver: Experiences of our Visitors

There are 1 reviews for Vancouver holiday already. Average rating is 5 of 5 stars.
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    Fabienne, 33 years old was there in August

    Sunshine, really nice! Vancouver is a beautiful city and when the weather is fine it is so much fun. The weather was mild and very pleasant, unlike some other resorts.

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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