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

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Traveling to Prince George, British Columbia, Canada? If you're planning to go to Prince George, 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 Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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

Important essentials for Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

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

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

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January

In January, Prince George is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) and about half of the time jump into the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). During your visit, you can expect heavy snowfall. This is also a rainy time for Prince George, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Railway & Forestry Museum, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

February

February for Prince George is very cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Railway & Forestry Museum, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

March

March in Prince George is pretty cool and snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while. It also snows 5-10 days this month. 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 go to Railway & Forestry Museum, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

April

Traveling to Prince George in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Railway & Forestry Museum, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

May

May in this region is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Railway & Forestry Museum, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

June

Traveling to Prince George in June, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Railway & Forestry Museum, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

July

If you vacation in Prince George during July, you may notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Railway & Forestry Museum, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

August

In August, Prince George is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Prince George, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Railway & Forestry Museum, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

September

September in this region is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Railway & Forestry Museum, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

October

October in Prince George is cold and somewhat rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Railway & Forestry Museum, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

November

November for Prince George is freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Railway & Forestry Museum, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

December

December in Prince George is biting cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). It snows about half of the time. 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 go to Railway & Forestry Museum, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

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