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, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

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  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Port Alberni.

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

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    January

    January in Port Alberni is cold, snowy and very rainy. The 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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    February

    If you vacation in Port Alberni during February, you will probably notice that it can be very chilly, snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow sometimes.

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    March

    In March, Port Alberni can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). During your visit, you can expect several inches of snow. This is also a rainy time for Port Alberni, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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    April

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

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    May

    In May, Port Alberni is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third 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%.

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    June

    In June, Port Alberni is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 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 June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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    July

    Traveling to Port Alberni in July, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    August

    If you are traveling to Port Alberni in August, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    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 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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    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%.

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    November

    If you are traveling to Port Alberni in November, you will notice that it is cold and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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    December

    December for Port Alberni 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.

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