The best times to visit Sunshine Valley for ideal weather are

May 7th to October 7th

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



Other Sunshine Valley Travel Info

Weather in Sunshine Valley


Average temperatures in Sunshine Valley 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 32nd 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 Sunshine Valley, 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 81.8°F (27.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.6°F (14.2°C) at night.

Sunshine Valley Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Sunshine Valley Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Sunshine Valley Perceived Temperature (F)


Sunshine Valley Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Sunshine Valley 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 41.7 35.8 31.5
Feb 46.6 39.1 33.9
Mar 52 42.4 35.7
Apr 59 47.9 39.7
May 68 56.1 46.9
Jun 71.3 60.7 52
Jul 79.6 67.5 56.6
Aug 79 66.8 57.2
Sep 73 60.6 52.1
Oct 59.5 51 45.1
Nov 46.7 40.9 36.6
Dec 39.4 34.4 30.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.4 2.1 -0.3
Feb 8.1 3.9 1.1
Mar 11.1 5.8 2.1
Apr 15 8.8 4.3
May 20 13.4 8.3
Jun 21.8 15.9 11.1
Jul 26.4 19.7 13.7
Aug 26.1 19.3 14
Sep 22.8 15.9 11.2
Oct 15.3 10.6 7.3
Nov 8.2 4.9 2.6
Dec 4.1 1.3 -0.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sunshine Valley 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 early to mid March with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of March 12th.

When can you find snow in Sunshine Valley? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Sunshine Valley 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 Sunshine Valley.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 38% 0.9 8.7
Feb 36% 0.6 5.8
Mar 49% 0.4 9.2
Apr 37% 0.4 5.2
May 27% 0 3.9
Jun 22% 0 2.6
Jul 10% 0 1.4
Aug 12% 0 2.1
Sep 23% 0 4
Oct 36% 0 7.1
Nov 53% 0.4 11.3
Dec 48% 0.8 8.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 38 2.3 22.1
Feb 36 1.5 14.7
Mar 49 1 23.4
Apr 37 1 13.2
May 27 0 9.9
Jun 22 0 6.6
Jul 10 0 3.6
Aug 12 0 5.3
Sep 23 0 10.2
Oct 36 0 18
Nov 53 1 28.7
Dec 48 2 21.1


Humidity and Wind

Sunshine Valley has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (59.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (79.5%).

Wind in Sunshine Valley is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 8.2 knots (9.4 MPH or 15.2 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 15.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Feb 6.9 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Mar 6 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Apr 6 Light breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
May 5.9 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Jun 6 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Jul 6.4 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Aug 6 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Sep 5.8 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Oct 5.7 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Nov 6.9 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Dec 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 77.1%
Feb 73%
Mar 73.1%
Apr 63.7%
May 62.1%
Jun 64.8%
Jul 59.1%
Aug 62.4%
Sep 67.1%
Oct 76.9%
Nov 79.5%
Dec 77.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Sunshine Valley?

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 Sunshine Valley, 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 Sunshine Valley 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

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



Overall Sunshine Valley Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 71.3°F (21.8°C) and 47.2°F (8.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 9 to 15 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 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Sunshine Valley, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 77.9°F (25.5°C) and 42.1°F (5.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 7 to 16 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 Sunshine Valley to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.3°F (9.6°C) and 38.9°F (3.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 10 to 15 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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