Facts & Figures

Size & Population
  • The City of Williams Lake was incorporated in 1929 and has a total land area of 33.03 square kilometers or 2,486.6 hectares
  • The City of Williams Lake market area covers 12,466.22 square kilometers
  • Population in the city limits is approximately 11,150
  • Population of the city and market area is approximately 25,120
Weather
  • Annual Rainfall: 26.88 cm (10.75 inches)
  • Annual Snowfall: 192 cm (76.8 inches)
  • Average July Temperature: 15.5 Celsius (59.9 Fahrenheit)
  • Average January Temperature: -8.7 Celsius (16.34 Fahrenheit)
  • Average Frost Free Days: 120
  • Growing Season: Late May to Mid-September
  • Annual Sunshine: 2,082.1 hours
Figures shown are at the airport elevation of 940 meters (3,085 feet), whereas the City of Williams Lake is situated at 586 meters (1,993 feet).

Distances from Williams Lake
From Williams Lake to:
  • 100 Mile House: 90 km
  • Bella Coola: 452 km
  • Kamloops: 285 km
  • Prince George: 240 km
  • Vancouver: 540 km
For more detailed information check out our Economic Development page.
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