Best Time To Visit Squamish

Best Time To Go To Squamish

Squamish is one of the wettest inhabited locations in Canada. The city has a humid climate with a short dry summer. Heavy precipitation occurs during the winter months. The city is most crowded by rock climbers and other adventure enthusiasts from early spring to late fall, the periods of relatively lower precipitation.

  • Winter: The months from November – February marks the arrival of winters with the average temperature in January falling as low as 0.8 degree Celsius. The winter months see the highest levels of precipitation. Most precipitation falls in December with an average of 216mm. The arrival of winters also signals the end of the consistent climbing season.   
  • Spring:  The months from March – May sees a relative rise in the temperature and fall in the precipitation levels.
  • Summers: The months from June -  August are the driest seasons with temperatures ranging between 15 to 20 degree Celsius. The weather is commonly clear and warm, with the lowest levels of precipitation in the year. The summer months attract large crowds from all over the world.
  • Autumn:  The months from September – October offers the perfect conditions for fall. The temperature starts falling and remains between 4 to 10 degree Celsius. The chances of rainfall start to increase and the autumn months face relatively high precipitation levels between 169 to 209 mm.

Thus, the best time to visit Squamish would be during the summer months. The summer months are the driest with comfortable temperatures which would allow you to explore the city with comfort. However, Squamish during the summers can be crowded. To avoid the crowds, one can consider visiting during late May and early September. The temperatures during this time remain more or less the same as the summer months and most of the crowds have left.

Climate in Squamish

Know weather for your travel dates:

21-Feb-2018
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Today 21 Feb

37

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Foggy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

Wind:0.87 m/s

Humidity:44%

Precipitation:0.06%

  • Thu 22 Feb
    45 | 24

    Partly cloudy overnight.

  • Fri 23 Feb
    41 | 27

    Snow (2–6 cm.) until afternoon.

  • Sat 24 Feb
    46 | 29

    Snow (1–2 cm.) in the morning.

  • Sun 25 Feb
    45 | 35

    Mixed precipitation (3–8 cm. of snow) until afternoon, starting again overnight.

  • Mon 26 Feb
    46 | 27

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Tue 27 Feb
    50 | 28

    Partly cloudy until afternoon.

Month wise Weather in Squamish

Average Temperature in Squamish by month

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  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 30℉

Minimum temperature: 12℉

Maximum temperature: 43℉

Feb

Average temperature: 32℉

Minimum temperature: 14℉

Maximum temperature: 48℉

Mar

Average temperature: 36℉

Minimum temperature: 23℉

Maximum temperature: 52℉

Apr

Average temperature: 43℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 59℉

May

Average temperature: 52℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Jun

Average temperature: 58℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Jul

Average temperature: 63℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 79℉

Aug

Average temperature: 66℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Sep

Average temperature: 60℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Oct

Average temperature: 47℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

Nov

Average temperature: 39℉

Minimum temperature: 25℉

Maximum temperature: 55℉

Dec

Average temperature: 28℉

Minimum temperature: 9℉

Maximum temperature: 43℉

Highest temperature in Squamish is recorded as 87.8℉ in September.

Lowest temperature in Squamish is recorded as 8.6℉ in December.

Average Rain in Squamish by Month (in mm)

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  • 270
  • 180
  • 90 0
Jan

Average Rain: 143.15 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1302.17 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 144.32 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1426.04 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 271.42 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1035.89 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 158.45 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 510.97 mm

May

Average Rain: 82.32 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 610.09 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 53.73 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 637.95 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 6.74 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 122.35 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 9.09 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 179.59 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 46.96 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 445.92 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 148.24 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1203.11 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 348.13 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1447.74 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 120.62 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 521.82 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Squamish is 1447.74 mm in November.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Squamish is July.

Average Humidity in Squamish by Month (in %)

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  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 46%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Feb

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 46%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Mar

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Apr

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

May

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Jun

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 51%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Jul

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 53%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Aug

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 79%

Sep

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 47%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Oct

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Nov

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Dec

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Most humid month in Squamish is November.

Least humid month in Squamish is July.