Weather in Victoria, British Columbia

We have it pretty good here on the lower island. Victoria has very low seasonal rainfall compared to other west coast location. Our temperatures are pleasant throughout most of the summer. August fog soaks in the west coast and can come down as low as Sooke leaving the mornings cold and damp but Victoria is protected from weather extremes.

The following is quoted from our city of Victoria website:

Located in sub-Mediterranean zone, Victorians enjoy some of the most moderate weather in all of Canada. Victoria boasts an average of 2,183 hours of sunshine yearly, and an eight month frost free season. Average annual rainfall is 26.2 inches (compared to over 50 inches in New York). The average monthly rainfall in winter is 5 cm (2 inches) and in the summer is less than 2.5 cm (1 inch).

Victoria has a very low humidity ratio, and almost constant offshore breezes which keep summer days from becoming too hot, yet summer evenings can cool off; therefore a sweater or a light jacket is recommended. Although winters are mild and rarely include snow, warmer clothing is recommended between the months of November and March.

Average Monthly Temperatures

Fº Cº
January 44 6.5
February 47 8.4
March 50 10.2
April 55 12.9
May 61 16.3
June 67 19.3
July 71 21.8
August 71 21.8
September 67 19.1
October 57 14.1
November 49 9.4
December 44 6.8

Victoria what a wonderful place to have a wedding!

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