Winters in Vancouver can be dark

Rain, Commercial Drive, VancouverAbout 10 per cent of visitors to this site come from outside Canada.  Some must wonder at all the photos showing dull or threatening skies.  Why don’t I just wait for a sunny day?

We can go for a month or more in this region without sunny days; Wikipedia, the summit of human intelligence, allows that “Winters in Vancouver can be dark.”  The Government of Canada’s long-term climate records indicate that wherever you go in B.C.’s Lower Mainland, it rains or snows one day in every two; what varies is the intensity of the rain or snow. Continue reading