The best times to visit McBride for ideal weather are
October 1st to April 22nd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
McBride Travel Guide
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Weather in McBride
Average temperatures in McBride vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 22nd 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 McBride, 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 59.7°F (15.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 28.3°F (-2.1°C) at night.
McBride Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
McBride 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.
McBride Perceived Temperature (F)
McBride Perceived Temperature (C)
Average McBride 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 McBride are February, December, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.
When can you find snow in McBride? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in McBride 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 McBride.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in McBride (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
McBride has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (49.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (74.2%).
Wind in McBride is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by April and March. May’s average wind speed of around 2.6 knots (3 MPH or 4.9 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 late May to early June where average top sustained speeds reach 7.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in McBride.
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||2.1||Barely noticeable||5.1||Light breeze|
|Feb||2.3||Barely noticeable||5.8||Light breeze|
|Mar||2.6||Barely noticeable||6.7||Light breeze|
|Apr||2.6||Barely noticeable||7.2||Gentle breeze|
|May||2.6||Barely noticeable||7.6||Light breeze|
|Jun||2.3||Barely noticeable||7||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||2.3||Barely noticeable||6.8||Light breeze|
|Aug||2||Barely noticeable||6.4||Light breeze|
|Sep||2.1||Barely noticeable||6.3||Light breeze|
|Oct||2||Barely noticeable||5.6||Light breeze|
|Nov||1.9||Barely noticeable||4.6||Light breeze|
|Dec||1.4||Barely noticeable||3.9||Barely noticeable|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to McBride?
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 McBride, 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 McBride 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 McBride Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 45.4°F (7.4°C) and 21.6°F (-5.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 5 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are still jacket weather. These months see the most precipitation with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in McBride, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 55.6°F (13.1°C) and 19.4°F (-7°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 5 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 McBride to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 25.7°F (-3.5°C) and 12.7°F (-10.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.