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

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Traveling to Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada? If you're planning to go to Port Alberni, we've got 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 Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada

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

Important essentials for Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

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General health necessities

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

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January

January in this region is brisk, snowy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Alberni Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Port Alberni is pretty cool, snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows once in a while. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Alberni Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Port Alberni is cold and very rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Alberni Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you are traveling to Port Alberni in April, you will notice that it is cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Alberni Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

In May, Port Alberni can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Port Alberni, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Alberni Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June for Port Alberni is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Alberni Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you vacation in Port Alberni during July, you might see that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Alberni Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Port Alberni is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Alberni Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Port Alberni is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Alberni Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

In October, Port Alberni is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Port Alberni, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Alberni Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Port Alberni can be brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 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 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Alberni Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December here can be brisk, snowy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Alberni Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada

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

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