Weather in Vancouver, Canada in October

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Visiting Vancouver, Canada in October

October has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 36% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.9 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 21.5cm (8.5inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate showers. There are only 13.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Vancouver. Sea temperatures are a cold 11°C (52°F). October is too cold for swimming in Vancouver for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Vancouver in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Can you sunbathe in Vancouver in October?

No, October is not a good time for sunbathing in Vancouver.

October has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 36% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.9 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 21.5cm (8.5inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate showers. There are only 13.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

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Can you swim in Vancouver in October?

No, October is too cold for swimming in Vancouver for any length of time, with the sea water at 11°C (52°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about October sea temperatures.

Is October a good time to holiday in Vancouver?

No, October is not a good time for a holiday in Vancouver.

October has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 36% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.9 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 21.5cm (8.5inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate showers. There are only 13.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Vancouver. Sea temperatures are a cold 11°C (52°F). October is too cold for swimming in Vancouver for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the October temperatures and sunshine.

Is Vancouver warm in October?

No, Vancouver is too cold for sunbathing in October.

The average maximum temperature in Vancouver in October is 13°C (56°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (65°) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Vancouver in October is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 6°C (44°F) in the next month.

More info about the October temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Vancouver in October?

The average day light hours per day in Vancouver in October are 10.8. The sunshine percentage is 36% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Vancouver in October

The average maximum temperature in Vancouver in October is 13°C (56°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (65°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Vancouver in October is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 6°C (44°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Vancouver in October is 9°C (48°F). The minimum temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 4°C (40°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Vancouver in October

During October the average day light hours are 10.8 per day in Vancouver. The sunshine percentage is 36% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Vancouver in October is typically 3 during October. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Vancouver in October

The average sea water temperature in Vancouver in October is 11°C (51.8°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Vancouver in October

The average total rainfall in Vancouver in October is 21.5cm (8.5inches) and on average there are 13.8 rainy days in October making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Vancouver in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Vancouver in October is 10°C (49°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 5°C (5°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Vancouver in October is typically 88.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.6% in the previous month and 85.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Vancouver in October is typically 79.9%. The average relative humidity is 73.5% in the previous month and 75.9% in the next month.

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