Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada? If you're planning to go to Castlegar, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada

Based on the climate and weather in Castlegar, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Castlegar, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Castlegar.

If you see CPR Station Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Castlegar Sculpturewalk, take:

What to wear/what to pack for Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada by month

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January

In January, Castlegar is frosty and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Castlegar, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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February

February in Castlegar can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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March

March in Castlegar is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while. It also snows once in a while. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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April

April can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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May

May in Castlegar is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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June

June in Castlegar is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

July in Castlegar is pretty consistently hot. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

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August

If you are traveling to Castlegar in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

September is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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October

October in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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November

November in Castlegar is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

If you are traveling to Castlegar in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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