The best times to visit Dawson Creek for ideal weather are
June 18th to August 26th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Dawson Creek Travel Guide
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Weather in Dawson Creek
Average temperatures in Dawson Creek vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 43rd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Dawson Creek, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 76.2°F (24.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 49.8°F (9.9°C) at night.
Dawson Creek Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Dawson Creek Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Dawson Creek Perceived Temperature (F)
Dawson Creek Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Dawson Creek Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Dawson Creek are February, January, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.
When can you find snow in Dawson Creek? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Dawson Creek.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Dawson Creek (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Dawson Creek has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is May (42.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (67.3%).
Wind in Dawson Creek is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and October. April’s average wind speed of around 7.1 knots (8.1 MPH or 13.1 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early May where average top sustained speeds reach 16.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Dawson Creek.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||6.2||Light breeze||14||Significant breeze|
|Feb||5||Light breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
|Mar||5.9||Light breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7.1||Gentle breeze||15.2||Significant breeze|
|May||7||Gentle breeze||16.1||Significant breeze|
|Jun||6.6||Light breeze||15||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6.6||Light breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|Aug||6||Light breeze||14.1||Significant breeze|
|Sep||6.4||Light breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
|Oct||6.9||Light breeze||15.1||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.9||Light breeze||13||Significant breeze|
|Dec||4.8||Light breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Dawson Creek?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Canada; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 07, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Dawson Creek, BC, Canada is July, followed by May and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Dawson Creek in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Dawson Creek Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 69.3°F (20.7°C) and 24°F (-4.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Dawson Creek, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 68.3°F (20.2°C) and 22.4°F (-5.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Dawson Creek to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 29.6°F (-1.3°C) and 13.6°F (-10.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.