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

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Traveling to Sidney, British Columbia, Canada? If you're planning to go to Sidney, below is 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 Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

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

Important essentials for Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks

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

  • (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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Sidney is brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C), with a few days below 28 F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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February

In February, Sidney can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Sidney, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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March

If you visit Sidney during March, you are likely to find that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. 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). 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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April

In April, Sidney is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Sidney, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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May

May in Sidney is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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June

June in Sidney is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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July

Traveling to Sidney in July, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Sidney in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

If you go to Sidney in September, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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October

October for Sidney is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

In November, Sidney is cold and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) and about half of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Sidney, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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December

In December, Sidney can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and occasionally jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Sidney, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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Activities for Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

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

If you go to the British Columbia Aviation Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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