Vancouver Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Vancouver, British Columbia during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 10 or 20 °C each month in Vancouver, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with frost and cold weather.

All the numbers are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010.

Average Vancouver temperatures
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
44 34 January 7 1
47 35 February 8 2
51 38 March 10 3
56 42 April 13 6
62 48 May 17 9
67 53 June 20 12
72 57 July 22 14
72 57 August 22 14
66 51 September 19 11
56 45 October 14 7
48 38 November 9 3
43 33 December 6 1
57 44 Year 14 7

Days of Hot Weather in Vancouver

Vancouver's hottest days usually have temperatures in the high-twenties Celsius. Just once every three years on average does the thermometer nudge above 30 degrees Celsius (86 °F). Temperatures above 35 °C (95 °F) are not expected here.

Days per month in Vancouver over 10 or 20 °C
  10 °C
50 °F
20 °C
68 °F
January 5 0
February 7 0
March 17 0
April 26 1
May 31 4
June 30 12
July 31 24
August 31 25
September 30 10
October 29 0
November 12 0
December 3 0
Year 251 77

When Vancouver Has Frosty Weather

Vancouver typically has 41 days a year when the minimum temperature is at 0 °C or below. The average date for the last frost in spring is March 18. Frost normally returns here on November 10. The frost-free period extends for 237 days on average between the final spring frost and the first fall frost.

Average number of days with freezing temperatures in Vancouver
  0 °C
32 °F
January 10
February 9
March 4
April 0
May 0
June 0
July 0
August 0
September 0
October 1
November 5
December 12
Year 41

How Often Vancouver Has Cold Temperatures

Vancouver's chilliest winter nights have lows between -10 and -20 °C. The city averages just two nights a year, from November to February, when the thermometer drops that low. Temperatures down to -20 °C (-22 °F) are not normal here.

Also from November to February, the city can remain below freezing all day long. It typically has just three or four days a year when the temperature never rises above 0 °C.

Days per month on average in Vancouver when the minimum temperature drops below -2 or -10 °C
  -2 °C
28 °F
-10 °C
14 °F
January 6 1
February 5 0
March 1 0
April 0 0
May 0 0
June 0 0
July 0 0
August 0 0
September 0 0
October 0 0
November 2 0
December 7 1
Year 20 2
Reference

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

British Columbia Temperatures
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