Vancouver Weather in August

Averages By Month

August Overview

You won’t regret spending your August in Vancouver! It is one of the driest months with only about five rainy days which is perfect for some outdoor activities. The temperatures range from lows of around 54°F (12°C) to highs of 73°F (23°C) and you get to enjoy the sun for about eight hours a day - so don’t forget to bring your sunglasses! If you want to spend some time on Vancouver’s beaches you can expect water temperatures of approximately 67°F (19°C)

If you are spending your August with your family in Vancouver, make sure to plan a day at Kitsilano Pool (a Kids Beach). The large turquoise saltwater outdoor pool is heated and combines family fun and wonderful sea views. Shopping lovers have to visit the Eastside Flea, which is also great if you catch a rainy day. It’s the perfect spot for everyone who loves handmade goods, vintage clothing, plants and more. To get into a more romantic mood, head to Stanley Park and bring a blanket or a chair with you, as the Summer Cinema takes place every Tuesday night.

High and Low Temperature in August °F

Water Temperature in August °F

Current Weather Vancouver

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Local Time

Hourly 10 Days

Averages Vancouver

  J F M A M J J A S O N D

High °F

43° 46° 50° 57° 64° 70° 73° 73° 66° 57° 48° 45°

Low °F

34° 34° 37° 41° 46° 52° 55° 54° 50° 45° 39° 36°


2 3 4 6 7 7 9 8 6 4 2 1

Rain days

15 14 14 11 9 7 5 5 8 12 17 17

Water °F

43° 43° 45° 49° 56° 62° 67° 67° 62° 54° 48° 44°

Vancouver Weather by Month

Best Time to Visit Vancouver

Especially in winter Vancouver faces a lot of rainfall, sometimes it can get quite stormy, but it hardly ever snows. Springtime brings pleasant temperatures, more sunshine and blooming flowers with it whereas summer is the driest and warmest season. In fall the temperatures drop again as winter gets nearer and the weather becomes more changeable and stormier again.

Vancouver really is always worth a visit but in terms of weather, summer (June to September) is the perfect time to go there. Nonetheless, you have to expect crowds during this time of the year. If you want to avoid the crowds then April, May and October are also good options. No matter what time of the year you chose for your trip, Vancouver always has something to discover!

Things to know about Vancouver

Vancouver may often be referred to as "Raincouver” but the city is so much more than just rain. In fact, it is the driest city in the entire country and definitely worth visiting! You may not think so but the city is quite compact. It is also a very safe place and it is easy to get around on foot which is a great way to experience the city’s vibe. Wandering around, you will quickly see that Vancouver has a lot to offer: city, beach and mountain vibes - what more could one ask for?! There are always events happening and food lovers, sports fans and artists are going to adore Vancouver and there is always something to discover making Vancouver a perfect spot for the whole family. If you consider paying Vancouver a visit, make sure to check out the list below as it contains activities and attractions for both rainy and sunny days.

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