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

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Traveling to Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada? If you're planning to go to Williams Lake, 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 Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada

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

Important essentials for Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Williams Lake is beyond freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 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). This is also a rainy time for Williams Lake, 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 visit the Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Williams Lake is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Williams Lake is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Williams Lake is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you visit Williams Lake during May, you might notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 40.8 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

In June, Williams Lake is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 10s C) and about half of the time jump into 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 Williams Lake, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

In July, Williams Lake is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in 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 Williams Lake, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Williams Lake is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

In September, Williams Lake is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Williams Lake, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Williams Lake can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. It also snows sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you are traveling to Williams Lake in November, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Williams Lake can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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