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The climate of Victoria (Canada)
Victoria is the capital of British Colombia and is located in the western part of Canada. The city is situated on the tip of Vancouver Island. The port is used as a stop-over for cruise lines which sail around the North Poleís icy waters. Victoria has a mild sea climate which is characterized by mild and wet winters and dry and mild summers. The climate even has some characteristics of a Mediterranean climate. The climate here is much milder than in other places in Canada. During the winter there are only a few days with temperatures below -5 degrees Celsius. During the summer temperatures are 20 degrees Celsius on average. Victoria gets 26 centimeters of snow per year on average. However, most winters donít get any snow, once every few years heavy snowstorms occur.

 

Climate information
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records. They are an average for Victoria:

average
 maximum
temperature (įC)

average
minimum

temperature (įC)
average
hours of sunshine

per
day
average days with precipitation
per month
average
mm
precipitation
per month
average
sea
temperature (įC)
January 6 1 2 19 8
February 9 3 3 17 8
March 10 3 5 17 8
April 13 4 6 14 10
May 16 7 8 13 12
June 19 9 9 11 13
July 22 11 10 8 14
August 22 11 9 8 14
September 19 9 7 10 13
October 14 6 4 15 11
November 9 4 3 19 9
December 7 2 2 20 8
= 0-5 mm ● = 6-30 mm ● = 31-60 mm ● = 61-100 mm ● = 101-200 mm ● = over 200 mm
= 0-0.2 inches ● = 0.2-1.2 inches ● = 1.2-2.4 inches ● = 2.5-4 inches ● = 4.1-8 inches ● = over 8 inches

More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather, extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate information for each month of the year:
 

chance of
(very) hot

weather

chance of
(very) cool
weather
chance of
long-term

precipitation
chance of
hurricanes
(cyclones)
chance of
sunny days

UV-index

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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Disclaimer
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