Average Sunshine in British Columbia for February





The tables below give February averages for the number of sunny days and hours of sunshine at cities and towns in British Columbia.

The places are grouped into a separate table for each region of the province: Southwest Mainland, Vancouver Island, Central BC, Southeast BC and Northern BC.

Each place has three measures of sunshine. The number for % Sun is the usual percentage of daylight hours with bright sunshine.

Hours gives the total hours of bright sunshine that's normal during a year. Days statistics are for the typical number of days annually with any amount of measurable sunshine. All the data are averages for the years 1981 to 2010.

Southwest BC Mainland

Total February sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
35 Abbotsford 99 20
28 Powell River 78 19
32 Vancouver - Richmond 91 20
28 Whistler 78 19

Vancouver Island

Average amount of sun in February
% Sun Place Hours Days
31 Courtenay - Comox 88 20
31 Nanaimo 89 21
20 Port Alberni 58 17
26 Port Hardy 74 20
29 Tofino 82 18
33 Victoria - Sidney 96 22

Central British Columbia

Average February sun
% Sun Place Hours Days
25 Bella Coola 69 19
34 Kamloops 96 23
29 Kelowna 81 22
29 Penticton 81 22
31 Vernon 88 21
35 Williams Lake 97 22

Southeast BC

Number of sunny hours and days in February on average
% Sun Place Hours Days
27 Castlegar 76 20
38 Cranbrook 107 24
20 Golden 55 18
21 Revelstoke 58 17

Northern British Columbia

Average total sunshine in February
% Sun Place Hours Days
38 Fort Nelson 99 21
39 Fort St John 106 22
31 Prince George 84 21
24 Prince Rupert 65 17
28 Sandspit 77 21
28 Smithers 76 20
Reference

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

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