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Vancouver, British Columbia Climate & Temperature

  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is at 49°11'N, 123°10'W, 4 m (14 ft). See map.
  • Vancouver, British Columbia has a warm mediterranean/ dry-summer subtropical climate that is mild with dry, warm summers and moderate seasonality. Regions with this subtype of the Mediterranean climate closely resemble an oceanic climate with generally cloudier and damper conditions than typical Mediterranean climates tho they are still susceptible to fire in the warm dry summer months. (Köppen-Geiger classification: Csb)
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Vancouver, British Columbia is situated in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 9.9 degrees Celsius (49.8 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.4 °C (25.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Vancouver, British Columbia Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 6.6°C (43.9°F) on average falling to 0.8°C (33.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 13°C (55.3°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 5.1°C (41.2°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 20.9°C (69.6°F) and average low temperatures are 12.2°C (54°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 13.6°C (56.5°F) during the day and lows of 6.5°C (43.7°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1167.3 mm (46 inches) which is equivalent to 1167.3 Litres/m² (28.63 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 1835 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Vancouver, British Columbia you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Port-Aux-Francais, kerguelen islands, French Southern Lands where you would find a Tundra climate (Boreal rain forest biome).

Vancouver, British Columbia Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (42) 8 (46) 10 (50) 13 (55) 16 (61) 19 (67) 22 (71) 22 (71) 18 (65) 14 (56) 9 (48) 6 (43) 14 (56)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 5 (40) 6 (43) 9 (48) 12 (54) 15 (59) 17 (63) 17 (63) 14 (58) 10 (50) 6 (43) 4 (38) 10 (50)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (32) 1 (35) 3 (37) 5 (41) 8 (46) 11 (52) 13 (55) 13 (55) 10 (50) 6 (44) 3 (37) 1 (33) 6 (43)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 150 (6) 124 (5) 109 (4) 75 (3) 62 (2) 46 (2) 36 (1) 38 (2) 64 (3) 115 (5) 170 (7) 179 (7) 1167 (46)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 20 (65) 16 (57) 17 (55) 13 (43) 10 (32) 10 (33) 7 (23) 7 (23) 10 (33) 15 (48) 18 (60) 21 (68) 164 (45)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 38' 3h 00' 3h 48' 5h 56' 7h 32' 7h 26' 9h 29' 8h 13' 6h 00' 3h 40' 2h 02' 1h 21' 5h 01'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 42' 10h 03' 11h 49' 13h 41' 15h 17' 16h 08' 15h 45' 14h 21' 12h 32' 10h 40' 9h 04' 8h 16' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 19 (81) 31 (69) 33 (67) 44 (56) 50 (50) 47 (53) 61 (39) 58 (42) 49 (51) 35 (65) 23 (77) 17 (83) 42 (58)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 21 30.4 41.3 52.9 61.1 64.2 61.1 52.7 41.3 29.8 20.7 17.4 41.1

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