In summer, temperatures can reach as high 21℃ (70℉) in the middle of the day in Vancouver. In the colder months such as December, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 2℃ (35℉). Temperatures often differ in other areas of British Columbia though so you can find out more information about this below.
The sun stays up the longest in British Columbia in July, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. November sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in July instead.Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to travel to British Columbia, including a monthly climate breakdown for the top destinations and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.
British Columbia seasons
Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. British Columbia is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|Summer||June to August|
|Autumn/fall||September to November|
|Winter||December to February|
|Spring||March to May|
Best time to visit the top destinations in British Columbia
We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|