BC Hammered By Frontal System

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Friday, January 4, 2019
Rain Drops

British Columbia was hit by an intense Pacific frontal system on Thursday that brought heavy snow and heavy rain.

Here preliminary precipitation amounts from 10:00 am PST Wednesday, January 2nd to 10:00 am on Thursday, January 3rd.
Summary of Snowfall: 
  • Whistler Village: 53 cm
  • Pemberton: 27 cm
  • Puntzi Lake: 20 cm
  • Blue River: 45 cm
  • Rogers Pass: 41 cm
  • Heckman Pass: 28 cm
  • Puntzi Lake: 20 cm
  • Golden: 18 cm
  • Revelstoke: 15 cm
  • Williams Lake: 14 cm
  • Sliding Mountain: 13 cm
  • Summit Lake: 12 cm
  • Foundation Mines: 10 cm
  • Kootenay Pass: 7 cm
  • Nakusp: 6 cm
  • Coquihalla Summit: 5 cm

Summary of Rainfall: 
  • Vancouver City: 44 mm
  • Vancouver International Airport: 31 mm
  • White Rock: 34 mm
  • West Vancouver: 52 mm
  • Pitt Meadows: 62 mm
  • Abbotsford: 53 mm
  • Hope: 43 mm
  • Squamish: 54 mm
  • Port Mellon: 99 mm
  • Sechelt: 19 mm
  • Powell River: 21 mm
  • Victoria Airport: 29 mm
  • Malahat Highway: 61 mm
  • North Cowichan: 52 mm
  • Qualicum Beach: 27 mm
  • Comox Airport: 36 mm
  • Cochrane: 69 mm
  • Bowser: 76 mm
  • Port Alberni: 70 mm
  • Kennedy Lake: 80 mm
  • Port Hardy: 36 mm

Based on ECCC Data



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