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

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Traveling to New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada? If you're planning to go to New Westminster, we have 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 New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada

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

Important essentials for New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in New Westminster, 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 excellent value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada

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

If you see New Westminster Museum & Archives, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around New Westminster.

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

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January

January in New Westminster can be brisk and very rainy. 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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February

February in this region can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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March

March in New Westminster is cold and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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April

April in New Westminster can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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May

If you visit New Westminster during May, you might find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

June in this region is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

July in New Westminster is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

August here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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September

If you visit New Westminster during September, you may notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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October

October in New Westminster can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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November

November in New Westminster is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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December

December in New Westminster can be brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. It also snows occasionally. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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