The best times to visit Parksville for ideal weather are

May 28th to September 23rd

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

 

 


Other Parksville Travel Info

Weather in Parksville

Temperature

Average temperatures in Parksville vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 34th 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 Parksville, 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 77.4°F (25.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.2°F (12.9°C) at night.

Parksville Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Parksville 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.

Parksville Perceived Temperature (F)

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Parksville Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Parksville 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 43.9 38.5 32.8
Feb 46.2 39.6 32.7
Mar 49.8 42.2 34.1
Apr 54.5 46.2 36.5
May 62.9 53.9 44.2
Jun 68.4 59.5 49.7
Jul 75.2 64.6 53.6
Aug 74.7 64.4 53.5
Sep 68 58.3 48.3
Oct 57.3 49.8 41.4
Nov 48.8 42 34.8
Dec 43.4 37.7 31.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.6 3.6 0.4
Feb 7.9 4.2 0.4
Mar 9.9 5.7 1.2
Apr 12.5 7.9 2.5
May 17.2 12.2 6.8
Jun 20.2 15.3 9.8
Jul 24 18.1 12
Aug 23.7 18 11.9
Sep 20 14.6 9.1
Oct 14.1 9.9 5.2
Nov 9.3 5.6 1.6
Dec 6.3 3.2 -0.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Parksville 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 February with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 12th.

When can you find snow in Parksville? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around October, especially close to late October. The best time to ski (if at all) in Parksville 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 Parksville.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Parksville (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 24% 1.9 3.5
Feb 28% 0.7 2.9
Mar 28% 0.4 3.1
Apr 14% 1.2 1.4
May 15% 1.3 1.4
Jun 10% 9.8 1.1
Jul 8% 0 0.8
Aug 8% 0 0.7
Sep 15% 1.9 1.5
Oct 26% 35.8 3
Nov 32% 0.4 4.5
Dec 31% 4.4 4.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 24 4.8 8.9
Feb 28 1.8 7.4
Mar 28 1 7.9
Apr 14 3 3.6
May 15 3.3 3.6
Jun 10 24.9 2.8
Jul 8 0 2
Aug 8 0 1.8
Sep 15 4.8 3.8
Oct 26 90.9 7.6
Nov 32 1 11.4
Dec 31 11.2 12.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Parksville has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (56.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (86.2%).

Wind in Parksville is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and December. March’s average wind speed of around 4.4 knots (5 MPH or 8.1 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 8.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 3.4 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Feb 3.9 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.4 Light breeze 8 Light breeze
Apr 4.2 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze
May 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Jun 3.7 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Jul 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Aug 3.2 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Sep 3.3 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Oct 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Nov 4.1 Light breeze 7.9 Light breeze
Dec 4.1 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 86.2%
Feb 78%
Mar 72.3%
Apr 62.4%
May 62%
Jun 60%
Jul 56.7%
Aug 60%
Sep 68.1%
Oct 77.8%
Nov 80.9%
Dec 83.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Parksville?

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 Parksville, 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 Parksville 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 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 Parksville Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 65.5°F (18.6°C) and 47.1°F (8.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 9 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 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Parksville, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 70.8°F (21.6°C) and 44.9°F (7.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 10 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 Parksville to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.9°F (8.8°C) and 42.5°F (5.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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