Saanichton

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Saanichton, British Columbia is a village, in the municipality of Central Saanich, located between Victoria and the BC Ferry Terminal, west of the Pat Bay Highway (Hwy 17), at the junction of Mount Newton Cross Road and East Saanich Road.[1]

Saanichton hosts the Saanich Pioneer Museum dedicated to the history of settlement of the Saanich Peninsula.[2]

Climate[edit source | edit]

Climate data for Saanichton
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °C (°F)15.5
(59.9)
16.1
(61)
20.5
(68.9)
25.5
(77.9)
31.5
(88.7)
33.9
(93)
34.4
(93.9)
32.8
(91)
30.5
(86.9)
27
(81)
17.8
(64)
15
(59)
34.4
(93.9)
Average high °C (°F)6.7
(44.1)
8.1
(46.6)
10.2
(50.4)
13
(55)
16.4
(61.5)
19
(66)
21.8
(71.2)
21.9
(71.4)
19
(66)
13.8
(56.8)
9.2
(48.6)
6.8
(44.2)
13.8
(56.8)
Average low °C (°F)1.3
(34.3)
2.1
(35.8)
3.2
(37.8)
4.9
(40.8)
7.5
(45.5)
9.9
(49.8)
11.6
(52.9)
11.7
(53.1)
9.8
(49.6)
6.6
(43.9)
3.6
(38.5)
1.8
(35.2)
6.2
(43.2)
Record low °C (°F)−13.3
(8.1)
−12.2
(10)
−8.9
(16)
−3.3
(26.1)
−1.1
(30)
2.2
(36)
3.3
(37.9)
4.4
(39.9)
1.7
(35.1)
−3.9
(25)
−12.2
(10)
−13.9
(7)
−13.9
(7)
Precipitation mm (inches)137.8
(5.425)
103.1
(4.059)
76.7
(3.02)
46.5
(1.831)
38.9
(1.531)
35
(1.38)
20.6
(0.811)
27.8
(1.094)
31.7
(1.248)
79.6
(3.134)
155.6
(6.126)
152.9
(6.02)
906.1
(35.673)
Source: Environment Canada[3]

References[edit source | edit]

  1. ^ "Saanichton". Shangaan Webservices Inc. Retrieved 4 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Log Cabin Museum & Archives". Saanich Pioneer Society. Retrieved 4 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Environment CanadaCanadian Climate Normals 1971–2000. Retrieved 13 February 2010.

Coordinates: 48°35′41″N 123°25′10″W / 48.59472°N 123.41944°W / 48.59472; -123.41944