Nanaimo Water Temperature

Nanaimo is a city close to Salish Sea. August is the month with the hottest water temperature at 63.7°F / 17.6°C. The coldest month is January with an ø water temperature of 43.5°F / 6.4°C. July is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0in / 0mm and March with the highest precipitation in a year with 3in / 76.4mm. The avg. air temperature is around 66°F / 18.9°C, August is the month with the highest temperature. December is the coolest with 38.7°F / 3.7°C average air temperature. June, July, August, September would be the best time to visit. temperate climate with warm and dry summer would be the climate here.

Nanaimo Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 9 °C / 48.2 °F
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 17.6°C / 63.7°F
Coldest Month Water Temperature: January with 6.4°C / 43.5°F
Warmest Month Air Temperature: August with 18.9°C / 66°F
Coldest Month Air Temperature: December with 3.7°C / 38.7°F
Wettest Month: March with 76.4mm / 3in
Driest Month: July with 0mm / 0in
Highest Humidity January with 84.6%
Lowest Humidity July with 67.1%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification temperate climate with warm and dry summer

Nanaimo water temperature by month

Salish Sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

6.6 6.5 6.4

February

6.7 6.6 6.4

March

8 7.2 6.7

April

10.4 9.1 8.1

May

13.9 12.4 10.5

June

16.3 15.1 14

July

17.8 17.1 16.3

August

18.1 17.4 16.2

September

16.3 14.8 12.9

October

12.9 11.3 9.9

November

9.9 8.8 7.7

December

7.7 7.2 6.7

Salish Sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

43.9 43.7 43.5

February

44.1 43.9 43.5

March

46.4 45 44.1

April

50.7 48.4 46.6

May

57 54.3 50.9

June

61.3 59.2 57.2

July

64 62.8 61.3

August

64.6 63.3 61.2

September

61.3 58.6 55.2

October

55.2 52.3 49.8

November

49.8 47.8 45.9

December

45.9 45 44.1
The highest water temperature will be reached in August with around 63.7°F / 17.6°C. The lowest in January with an average water temperature of 43.5°F / 6.4°C.

Nanaimo weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 22
Clear Sky
42 °F
36°F
6 °C
2°C
2mph (3km/h)
northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
51%
Jan. 23
Mix snow/rain
39 °F
33°F
4 °C
1°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
69%
Jan. 24
Snow
37 °F
33°F
3 °C
1°C
2mph (4km/h)
south
0in (8mm)
95 %
96%
Jan. 25
Heavy snow
33 °F
31°F
0 °C
-0°C
1mph (1km/h)
southeast
1in (21mm)
100 %
100%
Jan. 26
Snow
33 °F
28°F
0 °C
-2°C
1mph (1km/h)
east-southeast
0in (5mm)
95 %
99%
Jan. 27
Snow
33 °F
22°F
0 °C
-5°C
1mph (1km/h)
east-southeast
0in (7mm)
95 %
98%
Jan. 28
Overcast clouds
32 °F
21°F
-0 °C
-6°C
1mph (1km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
25 %
95%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 29
Broken clouds
33 °F
24°F
1 °C
-4°C
1mph (1km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
20 %
96%
Jan. 30
Snow
33 °F
26°F
1 °C
-3°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-southeast
1in (14mm)
95 %
99%
Jan. 31
Light rain
35 °F
25°F
1 °C
-4°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southwest
0in (5mm)
85 %
96%
Feb. 01
Heavy snow
38 °F
25°F
4 °C
-4°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
1in (19mm)
100 %
99%
Feb. 02
Light shower rain
36 °F
25°F
2 °C
-4°C
2mph (3km/h)
southwest
0in (3mm)
70 %
97%
Feb. 03
Snow
35 °F
32°F
1 °C
-0°C
1mph (1km/h)
east-southeast
0in (10mm)
95 %
100%
Feb. 04
Heavy rain
39 °F
35°F
4 °C
1°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
1in (20mm)
95 %
100%
Feb. 05
Heavy rain
37 °F
34°F
3 °C
1°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-southwest
1in (17mm)
95 %
99%
Feb. 06
Overcast clouds
36 °F
31°F
2 °C
-0°C
1mph (1km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
97%

Nanaimo weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

7.1 4 1.2 57.3 14 84.6%

February

7.5 4.1 1.2 13.5 10 79.4%

March

10.6 5.8 1.9 76.4 16 78.9%

April

13.9 8.4 3.7 42.2 9 74.3%

May

18 12.4 7.3 18.6 2 70.8%

June

21 15.4 11 12.9 1 69%

July

24.2 18.7 13.8 0 0 67.1%

August

24.2 18.9 14 0 0 68.4%

September

20.7 15.3 10.8 2.5 1 74.9%

October

16 10.5 6.4 15.7 0 81.4%

November

10.1 6.3 2.1 18 19 83.7%

December

6.4 3.7 0.8 51.8 14 84%

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

44.8 39.2 34.2 2.3 14 84.6%

February

45.5 39.4 34.2 0.5 10 79.4%

March

51.1 42.4 35.4 3 16 78.9%

April

57 47.1 38.7 1.7 9 74.3%

May

64.4 54.3 45.1 0.7 2 70.8%

June

69.8 59.7 51.8 0.5 1 69%

July

75.6 65.7 56.8 0 0 67.1%

August

75.6 66 57.2 0 0 68.4%

September

69.3 59.5 51.4 0.1 1 74.9%

October

60.8 50.9 43.5 0.6 0 81.4%

November

50.2 43.3 35.8 0.7 19 83.7%

December

43.5 38.7 33.4 2 14 84%
The hottest avg. temperature is around 66°F / 18.9°C, August is the month with the highest temperature. December is the coolest with 38.7°F / 3.7°C average temperature. July is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0in / 0mm and March with the maximum precipitation in a year with 3in / 76.4mm.

Activities & POI in Nanaimo

Type of Activity List
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Boat Basin, W.E. Mills Landing & Marina, Stones Marina & Boatyard, Townsite Marina, Newcastle Marina, Nanaimo Yacht Club, Anchorage Marina Village
Golf Course Beban Park Golf Centre, Nanaimo Golf Club, Pryde Vista
Caravan Site Living Forest Oceanside Campground & RV Park
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