Average November Snowfall in British Columbia





The tables below list monthly averages for snowfall during November at cities and towns in British Columbia.

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 numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.2 centimetres (0.08 inches) this month. The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

Southwest BC Mainland

November snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
1 Abbotsford 2.6 6.7
2 Chilliwack 4.4 11.2
0 Gibsons 0.7 1.9
2 North Vancouver, Capilano 3.0 7.6
2 Powell River 2.6 6.5
1 Vancouver 2.0 5.0
10 Whistler 25.9 65.7

Gulf Islands

Total amount of snow in November on average
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
1 Cortes Island, Whaletown 1.4 3.5
1 Gabriola Island 2.6 6.6
1 Mayne Island, Village Bay 1.2 2.9
1 Saltspring Island 1.7 4.4

Vancouver Island

Total amount of snow in November on average
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2 Campbell River 4.1 10.5
1 Courtenay - Comox 3.2 8.2
2 Duncan 4.5 11.4
2 Gold River 3.2 8.2
1 Nanaimo 4.2 10.7
2 Port Alberni 3.8 9.6
2 Port Hardy 1.5 3.9
1 Port Renfrew 1.7 4.3
1 Sidney 1.9 4.7
1 Tofino 1.1 2.8
0 Victoria 0.3 0.8

Central British Columbia

Average total snowfall in November
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
16 Barkerville 36.2 91.9
4 Bella Coola 10.2 26.0
4 Kamloops 4.3 10.9
3 Kelowna 4.2 10.7
2 Lillooet 1.5 3.8
3 Penticton 2.9 7.5
4 Vernon 6.3 16.0
5 Williams Lake 6.9 17.5

Southeast BC

Average November snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8 Castlegar 14.8 37.5
8 Cranbrook 9.3 23.7
8 Golden 12.5 31.8
11 Revelstoke 24.6 62.4
10 Sparwood 18.6 47.3

Northern British Columbia

November snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
11 Atlin 10.7 27.1
12 Fort Nelson 13.9 35.3
13 Fort St John 12.8 32.5
8 Prince George 9.0 22.8
2 Prince Rupert 4.4 11.2
2 Sandspit, Haida Gwaii 1.2 3.0
12 Smithers 14.7 37.4
Reference

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

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