Nanaimo ranks third-highest among Vancouver Island cities on Macleans magazines “most dangerous place to live” rankings. In the national news magazines ranking of 229 communities with a population of 10,000 or more people, the City of Nanaimo comes in at 37th in Canada with a crime severity index of 112.
Is it good to live in Nanaimo?
Living and working in Nanaimo is sustainable, invogorating, and promotes a balanced quality of life. With a living wage significantly lower than that of Victoria, Vancouver, and comparable regions, the Mid VI is refreshing place to make a living, go out and explore, and come home to.
Does it rain in Nanaimo?
Nanaimos climate is classified as warm and temperate. In Nanaimo there is a lot of rain even in the driest month. The average temperature in Nanaimo is 10.3 °C | 50.5 °F. The annual rainfall is 1791 mm | 70.5 inch.
Is Nanaimo sunnier than Vancouver?
Victoria has sunnier summers than 97% of Canadas urban population. Though well behind Victoria, the other coastal B.C. cities fare better on summer sunshine than they do on annual sunshine, with Nanaimo in 24th and Vancouver in 29th.
Which is the sunniest city in Canada?
Calgary, Alberta Although receiving nowhere near as many hours of sun as the US top sunny-destination, Calgary, Alberta tops the sunniest places in Canada and receives a respectable 2405 hours and 333 days of sunshine a year. Edmonton is also a strong sun spot with 2299 hours and 321 days of sun a year.
Does it snow in Nanaimo BC?
The sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent quantity of snowfall in Nanaimo does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 0.1 inches of 0.1 inches throughout.