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Vancouver in November - Weather and Event Guide


November Weather in Vancouver - Get Used to the Rain:

Allan Fotheringham once called Vancouver the Canadian city with the best climate and the worst weather. Snowfall is rare in winter, but rain is the norm - especially in November and December, Vancouver's rainiest months.
  • Average November temperature: 7ºC / 45ºF
  • November average high: 9ºC / 48ºF
  • November average low: 3ºC / 37ºF
  • Expect some amount of rain 20 days out of 30 days in November.

    Don't let the rain discourage you - there's plenty to do in Vancouver on a rainy day.

What to Pack for Vancouver in November:

  • Warm, waterproof clothing; sweaters, hoodies, light jackets, heavier jacket
  • Closed-toe shoes; boots
  • Gloves, hat
  • Umbrella

Vancouver in November Perks:

Vancouver in November Cons:

  • Rain

Good to Know about Vancouver in November:

  • November 11, Remembrance Day is a general holiday in Vancouver and the rest of British Columbia. Banks, government buildings and many stores will be closed. If you're planning to go to a store or restaurant on the 11th, be sure to call ahead.

Vancouver in November Highlights:

  • Vancouver Eastside Culture Crawl : Visit the studios of a wide range of artists, including glass blowers, painters, sculptors, jewellers, potters and more.
  • Whistler Cornucopia: Wine tastings, elegant gourmet food events, celebrity chef seminars and parties.
  • Hopscotch Festival: Celebration of scotch, whiskey and beer, including introductory courses, food pairing dinners, brewery tours, vintage whisky tastings and more.
  • Rogers Santa Clause Parade: Date TBA. Route goes through downtown Vancouver and starts at 1 pm.
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