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Visiting British Columbia, Canada in September

September is one of the best months to visit British Columbia for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

September has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 50.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. September has total rainfall of 4.6cm (1.8inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (80°F). September is an excellent month for swimming in British Columbia with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting British Columbia in one of the other best months of June, July, August, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for September.

Can you sunbathe in British Columbia in September?

No, September is not a good time for sunbathing in British Columbia.

September has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 50.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. September has total rainfall of 4.6cm (1.8inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about September temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in British Columbia in September?

Yes, September is an excellent month for swimming in British Columbia with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (80°F).

More about September sea temperatures.

Is September a good time to holiday in British Columbia?

Yes, September is a good time for a holiday in British Columbia.

September has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 50.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. September has total rainfall of 4.6cm (1.8inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (80°F). September is an excellent month for swimming in British Columbia with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the September temperatures and sunshine.

Is British Columbia warm in September?

Yes, British Columbia is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in September.

The average maximum temperature in British Columbia in September is 18°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (69°) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in British Columbia in September is 14°C (58°F). The average temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 10°C (51°F) in the next month.

More info about the September temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is British Columbia in September?

The average day light hours per day in British Columbia in September are 12.6. The sunshine percentage is 50.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in British Columbia in September

The average maximum temperature in British Columbia in September is 18°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (69°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in British Columbia in September is 14°C (58°F). The average temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 10°C (51°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in British Columbia in September is 11°C (51°F). The minimum temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in British Columbia in September

During September the average day light hours are 12.6 per day in British Columbia. The sunshine percentage is 50.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in British Columbia in September is typically 5 during September. 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 British Columbia in September

The average sea water temperature in British Columbia in September is 26.4°C (79.5°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in British Columbia in September

The average total rainfall in British Columbia in September is 4.6cm (1.8inches) and on average there are 10.4 rainy days in September making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in British Columbia in September

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in British Columbia in September is 12°C (54°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 10°C (10°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in British Columbia in September is typically 93.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.8% in the previous month and 94.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in British Columbia in September is typically 79.2%. The average relative humidity is 76.7% in the previous month and 84% in the next month.

Wind Speed in British Columbia in September

The average maximum wind speed in British Columbia in September is typically 18KM/H (11MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 20KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 18KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in British Columbia in September is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 8KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in British Columbia in September is from the West.

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