Northern BC Overview

  • Prince Rupert receives 2552 mm (99 in.) of rain on average each year.
  • On January 31 1947, in Smith River BC, the temperature fell to -58.9ºC (-74F).
  • The Kitlope Valley, protected as a provincial park in 1995, is the largest unlogged temperate rainforest in the world with an area of over 4000 sq. km (2485 sq. mi.).
  • The official tourism site for the region states that no one lives in igloos.

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