Princeton Airport

CYDC · British Columbia, Canada

Climate Princeton Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Penticton Airport (CYYF) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 65.6 64 66 59 79 67
February 84.8 71 92 92 91 90
March 93.1 94 97 91 100 97
April 96.8 99 99 99 99 100
May 98.6 98 98 100 99
June 99.6 100 98 100 99
July 97.6 100 100 90 100
August 89.5 82 100 84 100
September 95.6 100 99 100 84
October 96.3 100 100 91 93
November 83.8 84 65 88 90
December 68.6 65 73 77 73
Average 89.6 82.7 91.0 91.4 92.2 91.9

1st best VFR conditions of Canada

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 mi or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 91.1 89 90 94 97 88
February 94.0 86 93 98 97 93
March 98.4 99 100 96 100 100
April 99.5 100 100 99 100 100
May 99.7 100 98 100 100
June 99.9 100 100 100 100
July 98.7 100 100 92 100
August 92.5 84 100 87 100
September 97.2 100 100 100 88
October 99.4 100 100 99 99
November 97.5 99 92 98 98
December 94.3 90 97 96 91
Average 96.8 93.8 96.5 98.0 97.0 96.7

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 3⅛ mi or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 2.0 1 4 0 4 3
February 3.5 7 4 5 3 6
March 10.0 11 10 11 12 10
April 15.3 16 15 14 18 16
May 22.6 25 19 22 21
June 25.9 28 24 30 23
July 30.8 32 31 34 29
August 29.9 30 32 30 30
September 23.1 24 25 23 25
October 14.6 15 18 14 14
November 6.4 7 2 8 7
December 2.0 5 -3 0 4
Average 14.7 8.5 16.5 15.5 16.5 15.6

10th highest temperature of Canada

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January -3.6 -4 -1 -3 -1 -1
February -4.4 -1 -2 -3 -3 -1
March -1.3 0 -2 2 0 -1
April 2.6 3 2 1 3 2
May 8.2 11 6 7 8
June 11.3 12 11 13 10
July 14.4 15 14 17 14
August 14.0 15 15 15 14
September 10.0 11 10 10 11
October 4.2 4 6 5 5
November 0.6 1 -3 2 2
December -3.6 1 -6 -6 -2
Average 4.1 -1.6 5.6 4.6 5.0 4.8

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 20.9 28 19 14 24 32
February 15.1 22 12 7 15 11
March 9.5 12 10 7 2 7
April 9.7 8 9 12 6 3
May 8.0 11 11 4 13
June 7.1 5 15 5 12
July 2.0 1 2 1 5
August 1.9 4 1 3 2
September 6.1 9 3 5 3
October 5.7 3 1 14 7
November 12.5 6 21 15 9
December 20.5 19 31 32 17
Average 10.1 17.2 8.5 9.3 9.2 9.3

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 9.0 9 8 11 9 10
February 8.6 6 9 10 10 7
March 8.0 8 7 8 9 9
April 7.4 8 8 7 7 8
May 6.2 7 6 7 6
June 6.1 6 6 6 6
July 6.3 6 6 7 6
August 6.3 7 6 6 6
September 6.5 7 6 7 7
October 8.3 7 8 9 8
November 9.5 9 9 11 11
December 9.5 10 11 9 8
Average 7.5 7.6 7.4 7.6 7.8 7.6

10th highest wind speed of Canada

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 173° 168° 169° 170° 176°
February 014° 165° 167° 168° 166°
March 174° 170° 168° 172° 292°
April 349° 168° 185° 011° 002°
May 358° 216° 352° 358°
June 358° 354° 359° 345°
July 355° 359° 360° 357°
August 356° 359° 002° 004°
September 354° 008° 170° 339°
October 329° 190° 171° 168°
November 169° 160° 173° 171°
December 171° 001° 195° 171°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.