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Vancouver in October - Weather and Event Guide


October Weather in Vancouver Varies from Crisp and Sunny to Cool, Damp and Grey:

Allan Fotheringham once called Vancouver the Canadian city with the best climate and the worst weather. October, much like September, has the potential to show visitors great Vancouver weather - mild and clear; however, dull and grey is another possibility.
  • Average October temperature: 10ºC / 50ºF
  • October average high: 14ºC / 57ºF
  • October average low: 6ºC / 43ºF
  • It rains about half the days in the month of October.

What to Pack for Vancouver in October:

  • Warm, waterproof clothing; sweaters, hoodies, light jackets, heavier jacket; closed-toe shoes; boots if heading out of the city.
  • Umbrella
  • Sunhat, sunglasses (be optimistic), warm hat

Vancouver in October Perks:

  • Fall foliage.
  • Fewer tourists mean travel bargains through airlines and hotels.

Good to Know about Vancouver in October:

  • The second Monday of October is Thanksgiving in Canada. Banks and most stores will be closed. Expect crowds that weekend.

Vancouver in October Highlights:

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