Painting Season in Vancouver, BC - When Can I Paint? 2021 Edition

To get painting right, it is all about 2 things: Temperature and rainfall and Vancouver is all about rain. Not a good mix. Luckily, we have put together some data to give YOU the answers about when you can paint. (Sometimes we take a peek too)






















Breakdown:


January: WET & COLD - January has recent rainfalls of 175.7mm and lows of 2 degrees centigrade. Most exterior projects should not be attempted except under cover projects on days where temperatures do not go below manufacturers minimum air temperature.


February: WET & COLD - February has recent rainfalls of 83.1mm and lows of 1 degrees centigrade. Most exterior projects should not be attempted except under cover projects on days where temperatures do not go below manufacturers minimum air temperature.


March: Somewhat wet & somewhat cold - March has recent rainfalls of 34.0mm and lows of 4 degrees centigrade. Some exterior projects may be attempted depending on forecast of rain and on days where temperatures do not go below manufacturers minimum air temperature.


April: Somewhat wet & not too cold - April has recent rainfalls of 38.0mm and lows of 6 degrees centigrade. Most exterior projects can be done but ensure temperatures do not go below manufacturers minimum air temperature and rainfall is not abundant.


May: Mild - May has recent rainfalls of 30.2mm and lows of 9 degrees centigrade. All exterior projects can be done but ensure rainfall is not abundant. May have delays for weather if a patch of rain occurs to go over Vancouver.


June: Warm & dry - June has recent rainfalls of 37.2mm and lows of 12 degrees centigrade. All exterior projects can be done but ensure rainfall is not abundant. May have delays for weather if a patch of rain occurs to go over Vancouver.


July: Warm & dry - July has recent rainfalls of 0.0mm and lows of 14 degrees centigrade. All exterior projects can be done but ensure rainfall is not abundant. May have delays for weather if a patch of rain occurs to go over Vancouver.


August: Warm & dry - August has recent rainfalls of 36.7 and lows of 14 degrees centigrade. All exterior projects can be done but ensure rainfall is not abundant. May have delays for weather if a patch of rain occurs to go over Vancouver.


September: Warm & wet - September has recent rainfalls of 155.0 and lows of 12 degrees centigrade. All exterior projects can be done but ensure rainfall is not abundant. May have delays for weather if a patch of rain occurs to go over Vancouver.


October: Somewhat wet & not too cold - October has recent rainfalls of 87.5mm and lows of 7 degrees centigrade. Most exterior projects can be done but ensure temperatures do not go below manufacturers minimum air temperature and rainfall is not abundant.


November: WET & COLD - November has recent rainfalls of 189.3mm and lows of 3 degrees centigrade. Most exterior projects should not be attempted except under cover projects on days where temperatures do not go below manufacturers minimum air temperature.


December: WET & COLD - December has recent rainfalls of 209.9 and lows of 1 degrees centigrade. Most exterior projects should not be attempted except under cover projects on days where temperatures do not go below manufacturers minimum air temperature.



To sum it up, mid March should be the earliest you paint in Vancouver, BC and mid October should be the cutoff for exterior painting. Interior painting in Vancouver, BC can be done at any time of the year. You can book both with us here or get a free painting quote. Best of luck with the project!


The Sharp Lines Painting Team - Visit our website