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The District of Metchosin is a municipality and community in Greater Victoria on the southern tip of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. It is a coastal community adjacent to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Metchosin is part of the Western Communities and one of the 13 regional municipalities.

Climate

Metchosin has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen: ''Csb'') in parts caused by the rain shadow and to the east of the strait of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, but keeping some oceanic characteristics (''Cfb''). Sligo, Ireland has very close temperatures with only a slightly warmer summer. The biggest difference is in the summer drying, common of the Pacific Northwest.


Parks


* Albert Head Lagoon Regional Park * Blinkhorn Nature Park * Buckbrush Swamp * Devonian Regional Park * Matheson Lake Regional Park * Witty's Lagoon Regional Park * Galloping Goose Regional Park

References



External links


Metchosin's home page
{{BritishColumbia-stub Category:District municipalities in British Columbia Category:Greater Victoria Category:Populated places in the Capital Regional District