Living in Nelson
A Sketch of Nelson
10,000 residents in the city of Nelson
40,000 residents in the Kootenay Region
Small city where life is not hurried and people say hello to strangers.
No pollution as there is no large industry base in Nelson
Climate in the Kootenays
The Kootenay Lake area can be described as a moderate year round climate with 4 seasons.
- Summer temperatures range from 17 C – 20 C
- Fall temperatures range from 2 C to 14 C
- Winter temperatures range from -4 C to 6 C
- Spring temperatures range from 8 C to 13 C
- Average yearly snowfall is 224.7 cm
- Average yearly rainfall is 729.3 mm