The best times to visit Gibsons for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 30th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


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Weather in Gibsons

Temperature

Average temperatures in Gibsons vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 30th 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 Gibsons, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 78.1°F (25.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.9°F (14.9°C) at night.

Gibsons Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Gibsons Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Gibsons Perceived Temperature (F)

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Gibsons Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Gibsons 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 42.7 36.8 32.6
Feb 44.1 37.5 32.9
Mar 49.1 41.1 35.5
Apr 55.3 45.8 39.2
May 64.5 54.2 46.9
Jun 69.3 59.4 51.9
Jul 76.7 65.6 57.4
Aug 75.5 64.9 57.8
Sep 68.5 59 52.9
Oct 57.7 50.4 45.6
Nov 47.9 41.8 37.7
Dec 42.1 37.2 33.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.9 2.7 0.3
Feb 6.7 3.1 0.5
Mar 9.5 5.1 1.9
Apr 12.9 7.7 4
May 18.1 12.3 8.3
Jun 20.7 15.2 11.1
Jul 24.8 18.7 14.1
Aug 24.2 18.3 14.3
Sep 20.3 15 11.6
Oct 14.3 10.2 7.6
Nov 8.8 5.4 3.2
Dec 5.6 2.9 1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gibsons are July, August, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid July. For example, on the week of July 9th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid December with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in Gibsons? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around July, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Gibsons is often around around December 17th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Gibsons.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Gibsons (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 47% 5.6 14.4
Feb 44% 4 9.6
Mar 55% 1.9 15.6
Apr 36% 1.5 7.5
May 25% 0.4 4.6
Jun 23% 0 3.4
Jul 12% 6.3 2.6
Aug 13% 0 3.2
Sep 28% 2.4 7.2
Oct 42% 1.4 14.3
Nov 50% 1.2 17.3
Dec 53% 4 18.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 47 14.2 36.6
Feb 44 10.2 24.4
Mar 55 4.8 39.6
Apr 36 3.8 19.1
May 25 1 11.7
Jun 23 0 8.6
Jul 12 16 6.6
Aug 13 0 8.1
Sep 28 6.1 18.3
Oct 42 3.6 36.3
Nov 50 3 43.9
Dec 53 10.2 47.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Gibsons has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (62.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (86.1%).

Wind in Gibsons is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 3 knots (3.4 MPH or 5.5 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 7.4 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Gibsons.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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 2.4 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Feb 2.6 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Mar 3 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Apr 3 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
May 2.4 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Jun 2.2 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Jul 2 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Aug 1.7 Barely noticeable 4.3 Light breeze
Sep 1.7 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Oct 1.7 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Nov 2 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Dec 2 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 82.4%
Feb 73.8%
Mar 73.7%
Apr 65.6%
May 64.2%
Jun 66.5%
Jul 62.5%
Aug 65.4%
Sep 72.4%
Oct 81.5%
Nov 83.4%
Dec 86.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Gibsons?

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 Gibsons, BC, Canada is June, followed by July and May. 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 Gibsons 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

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 48.5 in December means 48.5% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Gibsons Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 66.8°F (19.3°C) and 46.4°F (8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 8 to 17 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 4 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Gibsons, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 72.3°F (22.4°C) and 44.3°F (6.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 8 to 15 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Gibsons to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.4°F (8°C) and 40.9°F (4.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 12 to 16 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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