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

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Traveling to South Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada? If you're planning to go to South Vancouver Island, the following 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 South Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

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

Important essentials for South Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

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

General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to South Vancouver Island in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February for South Vancouver Island can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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March

March in South Vancouver Island is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 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).

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April

If you are traveling to South Vancouver Island 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

If you are traveling to South Vancouver Island in May, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

June in South Vancouver Island is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (low 20s C).

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July

Traveling to South Vancouver Island in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you go to South Vancouver Island in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

If you go to South Vancouver Island in September, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

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

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November

November for South Vancouver Island is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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December

If you go to South Vancouver Island in December, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for South Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

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

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