Okanagan tops for weather
When it comes to the best weather in Canada, the Okanagan has the rest of the country beat.
Kelowna and Penticton have tied for top spot in a recent ranking of the top 10 places to live weather-wise in Canada.
According to the list, published by MoneySense, Kelowna earned the shared honour based on an average temperature of 8.1˚C, with 124 days above 20˚C, and only 108 days with rain. Penticton comes in with a slightly higher average temperature of 9.5˚C,
129 days above 20˚C, and 99 days with rain.
All of the top cities on the list are either in B.C. or Ontario.
Rounding out the top ten are: Cobourg, Ont., Mississauga, Ont.,. Oakville, Ont., Port Hope, Ont., Delta, B.C., Salmon Arm, B.C., Toronto, Ont., Leamington, Ont.
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