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

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Traveling to North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada? If you're planning to go to North Vancouver, 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 North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Based on the climate and weather in North Vancouver, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you visit North Vancouver during January, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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February

If you go to North Vancouver in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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March

If you vacation in North Vancouver during March, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

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April

Traveling to North Vancouver in April, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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May

May for North Vancouver is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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June

June in North Vancouver is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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July

If you are traveling to North Vancouver in July, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

August in North Vancouver is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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September

September is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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October

If you visit North Vancouver during October, you might see that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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December

December in North Vancouver is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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Activities for North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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

If you go to Grouse Mountain Skyride, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

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