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Population:                  Approximately 100,000

 

Elevation:                    344 meters (1,129 feet) above sea level

 

Land Area:                   262 square kilometers (107 square miles)

 

Location:             Kelowna is the largest city in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, which is located in the south central region of the province. Easily accessible by car, bus and air, Kelowna is 150 km. (90 miles) north of the United States border and 395 km. (247 miles) east of Vancouver

 

Time Zone:            Kelowna is in the Pacific Time Zone. Daylight Savings Time is in effect from 0200 hr on the first Sunday in April until 0200 hr on the last Sunday in October

 

Average Monthly Temperatures

 

Month

High

Low

January

0 C /32 F

-7 C/19 F

February

3 C/37 F

-5 C/23 F

March

9 C/48 F

-2 C/28 F

April

15 C/59 F

1 C/34 F

May

20 C/68 F

5 C/41 F

June

24 C/75 F

8 C/46 F

July

28 C/82F

10 C/50 F

August

27 C/81 F

10 C/50 F

September

21 C/70 F

5 C/41 F

October

14 C/57 F

1 C/34 F

November

5 C/41 F

-2 C/28 F

December

0 C/32 F

-6 C/21

 

Climate:

 

Kelowna’s climate is mild and one of the reasons why so many of its visitors become residents. Warm summers are characterized by low humidity, along with relatively mild winters.

 

Local Seasons:

 

Kelowna is truly a city of four distinct seasons.  Summers do tend to be the busiest time of year as visitors come to the area to experience the many sites and attractions, as well as the near perfect weather.  Winter also brings tourists to the area for the abundant skiing.  With over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually, anytime of year is wonderful for a visit to this magnificent and picturesque city

 

How to Get There:

 

By Air

 

 

Kelowna International Airport Terminal

250-765-5125

Shell Aero Centre (Private Terminal)

250-765-8155

Air Canada Local Flight Information

250-765-8777

Central Mountain Air

888-865-8585

Westjet Flight Information

877-929-8646

Horizon Air Cargo Information

800-225-2752

Wildcat Helicopters Inc

877-768-2061

Carson Air Flight Centre

800-765-7779

Bus Lines

Greyhound Bus

800-661-8747

Kelowna Terminal

250-860-3835

Ground Transportation

Kelowna Airporter

877-235-6962

Kelowna Airporter (Local)

250-765-0182

Kelowna Transit System

250-860-8121

Taxi Services

Checkmate Cabs

250- 861-1111

Donchuck Ventures

250- 860-2663

Vehicle Rental Companies

Budget Car & Truck Rental

250-491-7368

Enterprise Rent A Car

250-979-0299

BC Ferries

Information

604-386-3431

Toll Free (BC Only)

888-223-3779

 

Canada Customs

 For information contact:

Canada Customs

800-461-9999 within Canada or long distance at 204-983-3500 outside of Canada

 

How to Get Around:

 

With so many things to see and do both in the city as well as throughout the surrounding area, the best way to get around is by either personal or rental car.

 

National Holidays:

 

New Year’s Day

January 1

Good Friday

March or April

Easter Monday

March or April

Victoria Day

May 24

Canada Day

July 1

BC Day

August 2

Labour Day

1st Monday in September

Thanksgiving Day

2nd Monday in October

Remembrance Day

November 11

Christmas Day

December 25

Boxing Day

December 26

 


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