Rolley Lake Provincial Park

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Rolley Lake Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. It is located on Rolley Lake in the Stave Falls area of Mission, British Columbia. The area was used by the Sto:lo, homesteaded in 1888 by James and Fanny Rolley, and later used for logging operations. The park now provides campsites, use of the lake, and hiking, with an area of 115 hectares (280 acres).[1]

Climate[edit]

Rolley Lake has an oceanic climate (Köppen climate type Cfb). The average annual precipitation is 2,359.4 mm (92.89 in). Extremes vary from −26.7 °C (−16.1 °F), recorded on January 31st, 1929 to 40.0 °C (104.0 °F), recorded on June 25th, 1925.

Climate data for Rolley Lake (Stave Falls) (Elevation: 110m) 1981−2010
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 16.5
(61.7)
19.4
(66.9)
27.2
(81.0)
32.2
(90.0)
35.6
(96.1)
40.0
(104.0)
39.4
(102.9)
38.9
(102.0)
36.7
(98.1)
30.0
(86.0)
20.0
(68.0)
19.4
(66.9)
40.0
(104.0)
Average high °C (°F) 5.6
(42.1)
8.0
(46.4)
10.6
(51.1)
14.7
(58.5)
17.8
(64.0)
20.5
(68.9)
23.7
(74.7)
24.0
(75.2)
21.4
(70.5)
14.1
(57.4)
8.7
(47.7)
5.4
(41.7)
14.5
(58.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 3.1
(37.6)
4.4
(39.9)
6.6
(43.9)
9.8
(49.6)
12.8
(55.0)
15.5
(59.9)
18.1
(64.6)
18.3
(64.9)
15.9
(60.6)
10.5
(50.9)
6.0
(42.8)
3.0
(37.4)
10.3
(50.5)
Average low °C (°F) 0.6
(33.1)
0.9
(33.6)
2.5
(36.5)
4.9
(40.8)
7.8
(46.0)
10.4
(50.7)
12.4
(54.3)
12.7
(54.9)
10.3
(50.5)
6.9
(44.4)
3.3
(37.9)
0.7
(33.3)
6.1
(43.0)
Record low °C (°F) −26.7
(−16.1)
−15.6
(3.9)
−12.2
(10.0)
−4.4
(24.1)
−1.1
(30.0)
1.7
(35.1)
1.1
(34.0)
3.3
(37.9)
−1.1
(30.0)
−5.6
(21.9)
−13.9
(7.0)
−23.3
(−9.9)
−26.7
(−16.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 300.7
(11.84)
211.1
(8.31)
215.7
(8.49)
191.6
(7.54)
148.3
(5.84)
137.7
(5.42)
82.0
(3.23)
81.7
(3.22)
102.7
(4.04)
235.6
(9.28)
370.8
(14.60)
281.6
(11.09)
2,359.4
(92.89)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 265.0
(10.43)
197.9
(7.79)
210.3
(8.28)
191.4
(7.54)
148.3
(5.84)
137.7
(5.42)
82.0
(3.23)
81.7
(3.22)
102.7
(4.04)
235.6
(9.28)
363.2
(14.30)
258.1
(10.16)
2,273.8
(89.52)
Average snowfall cm (inches) 35.7
(14.1)
13.2
(5.2)
5.5
(2.2)
0.2
(0.1)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
7.6
(3.0)
27.6
(10.9)
89.6
(35.3)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.2 mm) 23 17.8 21.1 19.5 18.1 16.2 10.7 10.5 11.6 19.7 23.6 23.0 214.9
Average rainy days (≥ 0.2 mm) 21.2 17.0 21.2 19.5 18.1 16.2 10.7 10.5 11.6 19.7 23.3 21.2 210.2
Average snowy days (≥ 0.2 cm) 4.8 2.2 1.2 0.11 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.3 4.1 13.71
Source: Environment Canada (normals, 1981−2010)[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rolley Lake Provincial Park, BC Parks (accessed 2016-02-04).
  2. ^ "Stave Falls". Canadian Climate Normals 1981−2010. Retrieved 2018-03-27.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 49°14′35″N 122°23′13″W / 49.243°N 122.387°W / 49.243; -122.387