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Visiting Vancouver Island, Canada in October

October has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 38.5% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 8cm (3.1inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 15.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Vancouver Island. Sea temperatures are a cold 11°C (52°F). October is too cold for swimming in Vancouver Island for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Vancouver Island 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 Island in October?

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

October has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 38.5% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 8cm (3.1inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 15.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

More about October temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Vancouver Island in October?

No, October is too cold for swimming in Vancouver Island 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 Island?

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

October has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 38.5% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 8cm (3.1inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 15.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Vancouver Island. Sea temperatures are a cold 11°C (52°F). October is too cold for swimming in Vancouver Island for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the October temperatures and sunshine.

Is Vancouver Island warm in October?

No, Vancouver Island is too cold for sunbathing in October.

The average maximum temperature in Vancouver Island in October is 13°C (56°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°) in the previous month and 9°C (49°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Vancouver Island in October is 11°C (51°F). The average temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 7°C (44°F) in the next month.

More info about the October temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Vancouver Island in October?

The average day light hours per day in Vancouver Island in October are 10.9. The sunshine percentage is 38.5% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Vancouver Island in October

The average maximum temperature in Vancouver Island in October is 13°C (56°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 9°C (49°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Vancouver Island in October is 11°C (51°F). The average temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 7°C (44°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Vancouver Island in October is 8°C (46°F). The minimum temperature is 10°C (51°F) in the previous month and 4°C (40°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Vancouver Island in October

During October the average day light hours are 10.9 per day in Vancouver Island. The sunshine percentage is 38.5% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Vancouver Island in October is typically 2.6 during October. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Vancouver Island in October

The average sea water temperature in Vancouver Island in October is 11.2°C (52.2°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Vancouver Island in October

The average total rainfall in Vancouver Island in October is 8cm (3.1inches) and on average there are 15.8 rainy days in October making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Vancouver Island in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Vancouver Island in October is 10°C (50°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 6°C (6°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Vancouver Island in October is typically 95.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.5% in the previous month and 92.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Vancouver Island in October is typically 86.1%. The average relative humidity is 83% in the previous month and 82.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Vancouver Island in October

The average maximum wind speed in Vancouver Island in October is typically 20KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 21KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Vancouver Island in October is typically 9KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Vancouver Island in October is from the South East.

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