Average April Precipitation in British Columbia





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during April at cities and towns in British Columbia. Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets this month and for the normal amount of precipitation.

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.

The calculation of days only includes the days when precipitation totalled at least 0.2 millimetres (0.008 inches). The month's total precipitation is an average of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010.

Southwest BC Mainland

Average monthly precipitation in April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
16 Abbotsford 4.6 118
18 Chilliwack 4.6 116
15 Gibsons 4.1 104
17 North Vancouver, Capilano 8.2 207
16 Powell River 3.3 83
16 Vancouver 4.0 102
16 Whistler 3.0 76

Gulf Islands

April averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
17 Cortes Island, Whaletown 3.9 100
14 Gabriola Island 2.5 63
15 Mayne Island, Village Bay 2.2 55
15 Saltspring Island 2.2 57

Vancouver Island

April averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
17 Campbell River 3.6 92
14 Courtenay - Comox 2.5 65
18 Duncan 3.2 81
19 Gold River 7.3 187
16 Nanaimo 2.7 67
18 Port Alberni 5.0 127
19 Port Hardy 4.9 125
19 Port Renfrew 10.2 259
13 Sidney 1.9 48
18 Tofino 10.6 270
13 Victoria 1.5 39

Central British Columbia

Average amount of rain and snow in April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Barkerville 2.3 58
15 Bella Coola 2.2 56
6 Kamloops 0.6 14
10 Kelowna 0.9 24
8 Lillooet 0.7 19
9 Penticton 1.0 26
9 Vernon 1.3 32
9 Williams Lake 0.9 22

Southeast BC

Precipitation totals for April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Castlegar 2.3 59
9 Cranbrook 1.0 25
11 Golden 1.0 24
16 Revelstoke 2.6 67
12 Sparwood 1.6 41

Northern British Columbia

Total precipitation during April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
4 Atlin 0.4 9
6 Fort Nelson 0.7 19
7 Fort St John 0.8 20
11 Prince George 1.3 33
19 Prince Rupert 8.3 211
20 Sandspit, Haida Gwaii 3.8 98
10 Smithers 0.9 24
Reference

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

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