The best times to visit Sandspit for ideal weather are
July 2nd to September 16th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Sandspit Travel Guide
Other Sandspit Travel Info
Weather in Sandspit
Average temperatures in Sandspit vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 21st 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 Sandspit, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 65.2°F (18.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.6°F (12°C) at night.
Sandspit Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Sandspit 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.
Sandspit Perceived Temperature (F)
Sandspit Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Sandspit 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 Sandspit are July, June, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early June. For example, on the week of June 4th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 12th.
When can you find snow in Sandspit? 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 Sandspit.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Sandspit (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
Sandspit has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (74.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (83.1%).
Wind in Sandspit is usually moderate. The windiest month is November, followed by February and January. November’s average wind speed of around 12.1 knots (13.9 MPH or 22.4 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early January where average top sustained speeds reach 21 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Sandspit.
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||11.4||Significant breeze||17.6||Strong breeze|
|Feb||11.9||Significant breeze||18.1||Strong breeze|
|Mar||11.3||Significant breeze||18.1||Strong breeze|
|Apr||10.5||Gentle breeze||15.9||Significant breeze|
|May||10||Gentle breeze||14.9||Strong breeze|
|Jun||9.6||Gentle breeze||14.5||Significant breeze|
|Jul||9.2||Gentle breeze||13.7||Strong breeze|
|Aug||7.8||Gentle breeze||11.6||Significant breeze|
|Sep||9.5||Gentle breeze||14.4||Strong breeze|
|Oct||11||Significant breeze||16.9||Significant breeze|
|Nov||12.1||Significant breeze||18.7||Strong breeze|
|Dec||11||Significant breeze||16.9||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Sandspit?
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 Sandspit, 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 Sandspit 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 Sandspit Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 54.7°F (12.6°C) and 41.2°F (5.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 8 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 brisk. These months see the least precipitation with 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Sandspit, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 62.6°F (17°C) and 43.4°F (6.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 9 to 13 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 Sandspit to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.1°F (7.8°C) and 40.8°F (4.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.