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Prince George, British Columbia Climate & Temperature

  • Prince George, British Columbia, Canada is at 5353'N, 12240'W, 691 m (2267 ft). See map.
  • Prince George, British Columbia has a subarctic climate that has severe winters, no dry season, with cool, short summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfc).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Prince George, British Columbia is situated in or near the boreal dry scrub biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3.7 degrees Celsius (38.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.2 °C (45.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Prince George, British Columbia Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -3.7°C (25.4°F) on average falling to -12.3°C (9.9°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 10.5°C (50.8°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -1.5°C (29.2°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 21.1°C (69.9°F) and average low temperatures are 7.5°C (45.5°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 8.8°C (47.8°F) during the day and lows of -1.1°C (30°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 614.6 mm (24.2 inches) which is equivalent to 614.6 Litres/m (15.07 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1817 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Prince George, British Columbia you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Port-Aux-Francais, kerguelen islands, French Southern Lands where you would find a Tundra climate (Boreal rain forest biome).

Prince George, British Columbia Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (22) -1 (31) 5 (40) 11 (51) 16 (61) 20 (67) 22 (72) 21 (71) 16 (61) 10 (50) 1 (33) -5 (24) 9 (49)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (14) -5 (22) -1 (31) 5 (40) 9 (49) 13 (56) 15 (60) 15 (58) 10 (50) 5 (41) -3 (26) -8 (17) 4 (39)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (7) -10 (13) -6 (21) -1 (29) 3 (37) 6 (44) 8 (47) 8 (46) 4 (38) 0 (32) -7 (20) -13 (10) -2 (29)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 54 (2) 35 (1) 34 (1) 28 (1) 52 (2) 65 (3) 60 (2) 61 (2) 59 (2) 59 (2) 53 (2) 54 (2) 615 (24)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 16 (52) 13 (46) 13 (42) 10 (33) 11 (35) 14 (47) 14 (45) 13 (42) 13 (43) 15 (48) 15 (50) 16 (52) 163 (45)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 44' 3h 04' 4h 11' 6h 06' 8h 00' 8h 00' 8h 36' 7h 50' 5h 32' 3h 17' 1h 52' 1h 19' 4h 58'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 02' 9h 42' 11h 47' 14h 00' 15h 57' 17h 00' 16h 32' 14h 49' 12h 39' 10h 26' 8h 30' 7h 29' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 22 (78) 33 (67) 36 (64) 44 (56) 51 (49) 48 (52) 53 (47) 54 (46) 45 (55) 32 (68) 23 (77) 18 (82) 41 (59)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 16.4 25.7 36.6 48.2 56.4 59.6 56.5 48.1 36.6 25.2 16.1 12.8 36.4

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