Average May Temperatures in British Columbia

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Average temperatures for May at cities and towns throughout British Columbia are given below.

The tables list the normals for maximum and minimum monthly temperatures, in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit, based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the province: Southwest Mainland, Gulf Islands, Vancouver Island, Central BC, Southeast BC and Northern BC.

Southwest BC Mainland

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
65 46 Abbotsford 18 8
66 47 Chilliwack 19 8
62 48 Gibsons 17 9
62 45 Powell River 16 7
62 48 Vancouver - Richmond 17 9
62 39 Whistler 16 4

Gulf Islands

Average daily temperatures in May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
63 49 Cortes Island, Whaletown 17 9
62 44 Gabriola Island 17 7
63 45 Mayne Island, Village Bay 17 7
63 48 Saltspring Island 17 9

Vancouver Island

Average daily temperatures in May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
63 43 Campbell River 17 6
62 46 Courtenay - Comox 17 8
64 45 Duncan 18 7
65 43 Gold River 18 6
64 45 Nanaimo 18 7
64 43 Port Alberni 18 6
57 43 Port Hardy 14 6
59 44 Port Renfrew 15 7
62 45 Sidney 17 7
58 44 Tofino 15 6
64 47 Victoria 18 8

Central British Columbia

May temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
54 32 Barkerville 12 0
65 43 Bella Coola 18 6
71 46 Kamloops 21 8
69 45 Kelowna 21 7
70 47 Lillooet 21 8
70 44 Penticton 21 7
69 45 Vernon 20 7
68 38 Williams Lake 20 3

Southeast BC

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
68 44 Castlegar 20 6
64 40 Cranbrook 18 5
65 39 Golden 18 4
67 43 Revelstoke 20 6
61 36 Sparwood 16 2

Northern British Columbia

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
55 34 Atlin 13 1
62 37 Fort Nelson 16 3
60 39 Fort St John 15 4
64 40 Prince George 18 4
55 42 Prince Rupert 13 5
54 44 Sandspit, Haida Gwaii 12 6
61 37 Smithers 16 3
Reference

Environment Canada. Meteorological Service of Canada. Canadian Climate Normals. 1981-2010 Climate Normals & Averages.

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