Average Sunshine in British Columbia for July





The tables below give July 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 July sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
57 Abbotsford 277 28
57 Powell River 280 29
59 Vancouver - Richmond 290 29
51 Whistler 251 29

Vancouver Island

Average amount of sun in July
% Sun Place Hours Days
61 Courtenay - Comox 300 29
59 Nanaimo 289 30
54 Port Alberni 263 30
41 Port Hardy 202 28
46 Tofino 227 28
65 Victoria - Sidney 318 30

Central British Columbia

Average July sun
% Sun Place Hours Days
46 Bella Coola 232 29
61 Kamloops 303 30
60 Kelowna 298 30
59 Penticton 288 30
62 Vernon 307 30
56 Williams Lake 284 30

Southeast BC

Number of sunny hours and days in July on average
% Sun Place Hours Days
60 Castlegar 292 31
64 Cranbrook 315 30
46 Golden 227 30
49 Revelstoke 242 29

Northern British Columbia

Average total sunshine in July
% Sun Place Hours Days
50 Fort Nelson 274 29
55 Fort St John 287 30
56 Prince George 286 30
29 Prince Rupert 150 25
38 Sandspit 196 28
46 Smithers 240 30
Reference

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

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