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Current weather conditions

Climate

Summer - Daylight in Vancouver during summer lasts 16 hours, and the temperatures are warm without being uncomfortable. The average temperature in July is 18° C. When there is a breeze coming off the Pacific temperatures may seem slightly more mild, but the sun is still hot and can burn skin quickly.

Winter - Vancouver has mild winters with gray skies and substantial rainfall from November to January. The average temperature in January is 3° C, and feels colder if you're wet. Although the city is surrounded by mountains, it rarely snows. 

Average annual precipitation: 1,219 mm

Seasonal Clothing: What to wear

Spring (March to May): Pants, jeans, long-sleeve shirts, t-shirts, light water-resistant jacket and hat. Be prepared with an umbrella or light water-resistant jacket for possible light showers.

Summer (June to August): Beach clothing, shorts, skirts, t-shirts, tank-tops and sandals. After dark you may want a long sleeve shirt.

Fall (September to October): Shorts, skirts, t-shirts, capri pants, jeans and a light jacket. Be prepared with an umbrella or light water-resistant jacket for possible light showers.

Winter (November to February): Pants, jeans, sweaters, fleece layer, water-resistant jacket or coat and hat. An umbrella is your friend, and you may want a scarf and gloves.

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