The best times to visit Mission 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.

 

 


Other Mission Travel Info

Weather in Mission

Temperature

Average temperatures in Mission 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 31st 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 Mission, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 80.8°F (27.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.2°F (13.4°C) at night.

Mission Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Mission 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.

Mission Perceived Temperature (F)

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Mission Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Mission 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 45.1 37.8 32.2
Feb 49 41.1 35
Mar 53.2 44 36.8
Apr 58.5 48.3 40.1
May 66.8 55.5 45.9
Jun 70.9 60.1 50.9
Jul 78.7 65.7 54.8
Aug 78.4 65.3 54.8
Sep 72.6 59.9 50.2
Oct 61 51.4 43.9
Nov 50.1 42.7 36.7
Dec 43.4 37.2 32.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.3 3.2 0.1
Feb 9.4 5.1 1.7
Mar 11.8 6.7 2.7
Apr 14.7 9.1 4.5
May 19.3 13.1 7.7
Jun 21.6 15.6 10.5
Jul 25.9 18.7 12.7
Aug 25.8 18.5 12.7
Sep 22.6 15.5 10.1
Oct 16.1 10.8 6.6
Nov 10.1 5.9 2.6
Dec 6.3 2.9 0.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mission 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 August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid March with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of March 12th.

When can you find snow in Mission? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Mission is often around around February 19th 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 Mission.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mission (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 46% 3.7 8.2
Feb 39% 4.7 4.2
Mar 46% 1.1 7.5
Apr 32% 0 4.3
May 25% 0 3.6
Jun 20% 0 2.4
Jul 11% 0 1.4
Aug 12% 0 1.5
Sep 24% 0 3.6
Oct 36% 0 6.1
Nov 47% 1.3 8
Dec 45% 4.5 7.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 46 9.4 20.8
Feb 39 11.9 10.7
Mar 46 2.8 19.1
Apr 32 0 10.9
May 25 0 9.1
Jun 20 0 6.1
Jul 11 0 3.6
Aug 12 0 3.8
Sep 24 0 9.1
Oct 36 0 15.5
Nov 47 3.3 20.3
Dec 45 11.4 18

 

Humidity and Wind

Mission has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (60.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (77.5%).

Wind in Mission is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and December. March’s average wind speed of around 6 knots (7 MPH or 11.2 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” 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 15.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 5.1 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Feb 5.9 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Mar 6 Light breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Apr 5.8 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
May 5 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Jun 5.2 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Jul 5.1 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Aug 4.5 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.2 Light breeze 10.3 Significant breeze
Oct 4.7 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.8 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Dec 5.8 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 77.5%
Feb 69.1%
Mar 67.7%
Apr 61.7%
May 62.4%
Jun 63.2%
Jul 60.5%
Aug 62.9%
Sep 68.8%
Oct 75.5%
Nov 76.2%
Dec 76.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Mission?

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 Mission, 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 Mission 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 36.3 in December means 36.3% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Mission Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 69.7°F (20.9°C) and 49.5°F (9.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 8 to 14 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 3 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Mission, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 76.8°F (24.9°C) and 45.8°F (7.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 7 to 14 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 too cold this time of year in Mission to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.9°F (10.5°C) and 42.1°F (5.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 11 to 14 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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