Prince Rupert Water Temperature

Prince Rupert is a city close to Hecate Strait. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 55.8°F / 13.2°C.
The coldest month is March with an average water temperature of 44.1°F / 6.7°C.
February is the driest at 0.3in / 7.6mm and September the wettest month with 7.5in / 191mm.
With an average air temperature of 56.3°F / 13.5°C, August is the warmest month in a year. December is the coldest with 32°F / 0°C average air temperature.
The Climate is described as temperate oceanic climate with warm summer. Best time to Visit would be in June, July, August, September.

Prince Rupert Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature / 46.4 °F
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 13.2°C / 55.8°F
Coldest Month Water Temperature: March with 6.7°C / 44.1°F
Warmest Month Air Temperature: August with 13.5°C / 56.3°F
Coldest Month Air Temperature: December with 0°C / 32°F
Wettest Month: September with 191mm / 7.5in
Driest Month: February with 7.6mm / 0.3in
Highest Humidity September with 86.9%
Lowest Humidity March with 79.2%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification temperate oceanic climate with warm summer

Prince Rupert water temperature by month

Hecate Strait water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

7.5 7.3 7.1

February

7.1 6.9 6.6

March

7 6.8 6.5

April

8 7.4 7

May

10 8.9 8

June

12 11 10

July

13 12.6 11.9

August

13.4 13.1 12.7

September

12.8 12.1 11.3

October

11.4 10.6 9.8

November

9.9 9.2 8.4

December

8.4 8 7.5

Hecate Strait water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

45.5 45.1 44.8

February

44.8 44.4 43.9

March

44.6 44.2 43.7

April

46.4 45.3 44.6

May

50 48 46.4

June

53.6 51.8 50

July

55.4 54.7 53.4

August

56.1 55.6 54.9

September

55 53.8 52.3

October

52.5 51.1 49.6

November

49.8 48.6 47.1

December

47.1 46.4 45.5
August is the month with the warmest water temperature at 55.8°F / 13.2°C. The month with the coldest is March with an average water temperature of 44.1°F / 6.7°C.

Prince Rupert weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 19
Heavy rain
40 °F
35°F
5 °C
2°C
2mph (4km/h)
west-southwest
1in (33mm)
95 %
84%
Jan. 20
Light snow
35 °F
29°F
2 °C
-1°C
1mph (1km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
55 %
85%
Jan. 21
Broken clouds
34 °F
26°F
1 °C
-3°C
1mph (1km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
0 %
70%
Jan. 22
Few clouds
31 °F
24°F
-0 °C
-4°C
1mph (1km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
61%
Jan. 23
Snow
36 °F
26°F
2 °C
-4°C
2mph (3km/h)
east
0in (10mm)
95 %
76%
Jan. 24
Heavy snow
33 °F
28°F
1 °C
-2°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
1in (15mm)
100 %
90%
Jan. 25
Scattered clouds
28 °F
22°F
-2 °C
-6°C
1mph (2km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
0 %
86%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 26
Few clouds
27 °F
17°F
-3 °C
-9°C
2mph (3km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
79%
Jan. 27
Overcast clouds
30 °F
16°F
-1 °C
-9°C
2mph (3km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
0 %
75%
Jan. 28
Overcast clouds
30 °F
20°F
-1 °C
-7°C
2mph (3km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
0 %
79%
Jan. 29
Overcast clouds
22 °F
24°F
-6 °C
-5°C
3mph (5km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
0 %
79%
Jan. 30
Light snow
24 °F
25°F
-4 °C
-4°C
2mph (3km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
20 %
74%
Jan. 31
Overcast clouds
28 °F
24°F
-2 °C
-4°C
3mph (4km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
0 %
75%
Feb. 01
Broken clouds
31 °F
18°F
-0 °C
-8°C
2mph (4km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
0 %
78%
Feb. 02
Overcast clouds
27 °F
20°F
-3 °C
-7°C
3mph (5km/h)
east
0in (2mm)
60 %
83%
Feb. 03
Light snow
27 °F
23°F
-3 °C
-5°C
3mph (6km/h)
east
0in (2mm)
90 %
89%

Prince Rupert weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

3.7 0.2 -3.2 133 22 84.4%

February

4.4 0.3 -3.5 7.6 14 80.3%

March

6.8 1.5 -2.9 132.7 22 79.2%

April

10.3 4.4 -1.1 78.9 18 79.9%

May

14.5 8.4 2.4 51.6 11 79.8%

June

15.7 11.3 6.9 85.6 12 81.9%

July

17.5 13.2 9 82.7 9 85.3%

August

18.7 13.5 9.5 140.3 10 86.2%

September

15.9 10.9 6.5 191 19 86.9%

October

12.5 7 2.4 122.7 0 86.5%

November

6.9 2.7 -1.9 133.4 23 85.6%

December

3.1 0 -3.2 101 20 82.1%

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

38.7 32.4 26.2 5.2 22 84.4%

February

39.9 32.5 25.7 0.3 14 80.3%

March

44.2 34.7 26.8 5.2 22 79.2%

April

50.5 39.9 30 3.1 18 79.9%

May

58.1 47.1 36.3 2 11 79.8%

June

60.3 52.3 44.4 3.4 12 81.9%

July

63.5 55.8 48.2 3.3 9 85.3%

August

65.7 56.3 49.1 5.5 10 86.2%

September

60.6 51.6 43.7 7.5 19 86.9%

October

54.5 44.6 36.3 4.8 0 86.5%

November

44.4 36.9 28.6 5.3 23 85.6%

December

37.6 32 26.2 4 20 82.1%
The hottest avg. temperature is around 56.3°F / 13.5°C, August is the month with the highest temperature. December is the coolest with 32°F / 0°C average temperature. February is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0.3in / 7.6mm and September with the maximum precipitation in a year with 7.5in / 191mm.

Activities & POI in Prince Rupert

Type of Activity List
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Cow Bay Marina
Attraction Entrance-BC Ferries-Prince Rupert Terminal
Golf Course Prince Rupert Centennial Golf
Caravan Site Prince Rupert RV
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