Average September Precipitation in British Columbia





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during September 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 September
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Abbotsford 3.0 75
10 Chilliwack 3.0 75
8 Gibsons 2.4 60
10 North Vancouver, Capilano 3.9 98
9 Powell River 2.2 55
8 Vancouver 2.3 59
10 Whistler 2.2 55

Gulf Islands

September averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Cortes Island, Whaletown 2.4 61
7 Gabriola Island 1.3 34
8 Mayne Island, Village Bay 1.1 28
8 Saltspring Island 1.3 33

Vancouver Island

September averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Campbell River 2.2 55
9 Courtenay - Comox 1.6 42
10 Duncan 1.6 41
12 Gold River 4.3 109
8 Nanaimo 1.4 36
9 Port Alberni 1.9 49
14 Port Hardy 4.3 110
11 Port Renfrew 4.9 124
8 Sidney 1.2 31
12 Tofino 5.2 133
7 Victoria 1.0 25

Central British Columbia

Average amount of rain and snow in September
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
16 Barkerville 3.2 82
15 Bella Coola 3.5 90
8 Kamloops 1.2 29
8 Kelowna 1.1 27
6 Lillooet 0.9 24
7 Penticton 1.0 25
7 Vernon 1.4 37
11 Williams Lake 1.6 42

Southeast BC

Precipitation totals for September
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Castlegar 1.7 42
8 Cranbrook 1.2 31
11 Golden 1.5 38
11 Revelstoke 2.2 55
10 Sparwood 1.9 47

Northern British Columbia

Total precipitation during September
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Atlin 1.7 42
11 Fort Nelson 1.6 40
10 Fort St John 1.8 45
13 Prince George 2.1 54
19 Prince Rupert 11.7 297
17 Sandspit, Haida Gwaii 3.3 83
14 Smithers 2.1 54
Reference

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

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