Where on Vancouver Island gets the least rain?

Only in the extreme northern part of Vancouver Island near Port Hardy is the driest summer month’s rainfall as much as 20% of the wet winter months. The west coast regions of other continents at similar latitudes normally have even rainfall distribution throughout the year.

Where is the sunniest place on Vancouver Island?

Victoria is the sunniest city in B.C. and one of the sunniest cities in Canada. Compared with 2,203 hours at Victoria Gonzales, the Victoria Airport averages 2,109 hours and Vancouver Airport gets 1938 hours.

Where in BC gets the least amount of rain?

The least rainy city/town in BC would be Osoyoos. It is located in a desert.

Does it rain more in Nanaimo or Victoria?

At the Victoria International Airport, the rainfall total was 69.6 millimetres, more than double the usual amount of 31.1 millimetres. Nanaimo had 71.8 mm of rainfall compared to the normal amount of 35.8 mm.

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Where is the driest place in BC?

The driest and hottest

The Okanagan Valley in the sunny interior of Southern British Columbia is actually the northern tip of the Sonoran desert, which runs through the US all the way down to Mexico. Osoyoos, at the southern tip of the Okanagan, is officially the driest, hottest place in the country.

What is the driest place on Vancouver Island?

Average annual precipitation ranges from 6,650 mm (262 in) at Hucuktlis Lake on the west coast (making it the wettest place in North America) to only 608 mm (23.9 in) at Victoria Gonzales, the driest recording station in the provincial capital of Victoria.

Where is the warmest part of Vancouver Island?


Port Alberni, as usual, is the warm spot on the Island, in the low 30-degree range.

What part of Vancouver Island gets the most rain?

Located on Vancouver Island, Henderson Lake receives more rainfall annually than any other place in North America with a whopping 7296 mm. It is no secret that it rains a great deal in British Columbia. In fact, many of Canada’s rainiest places are located in the province.

Does White Rock get less rain than Vancouver?

White Rock’s climate is moderate year-round. Because the city is set away from the Coast Mountains, it sees less fog, fewer rainy days and shorter snowfalls. Meteorological statistics show that White Rock does, in fact, receive 20 percent more sunshine than does Vancouver.

Where does it rain the most in BC?

Most Rainy Days

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City Days Rain
Abbotsford, British Columbia 174
Vancouver, British Columbia 164
St. John’s, Newfoundland 163
Victoria, British Columbia 155

Does it rain more in Seattle or Vancouver BC?

Vancouver, Washington gets 42.1 inches of rain, on average, per year. Seattle, Washington gets 38 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38.1 inches of rain per year.

What is the rainiest city in Canada?

They found that the rainiest city in Canada is actually Prince Rupert. It has an average of 166 rainy days per year. BC is by far the rainiest province in Canada.

Does Victoria get more rain than Vancouver?

FACT: Victoria gets less than half as much rain as Vancouver!! According to the Weather Network, the total annual precipitation (for 2009) is just 557 mm in Victoria, compared to Vancouver with 1,272 mm of rainfall. That’s a pretty significant difference!