Average Sunshine in Alberta for August

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The tables below give August averages for the number of sunny days and hours of sunshine at cities and towns in Alberta.

The places are grouped into a separate table for each region of the province: Southern, Central and Northern Alberta.

Each place has three measures of sunshine. The number for % Sun is the usual percentage of daylight hours with bright sunshine. Hours gives the total hours of bright sunshine that's normal this month. Days statistics are for the typical number of days in August with any amount of measurable sunshine. All the data are averages for the years 1981 to 2010.

Southern Alberta

Total August sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
57 Brooks 256 30
66 Lethbridge 297 30
72 Medicine Hat 324 30

Central Alberta

Average amount of sun in August
% Sun Place Hours Days
63 Calgary 284 30
61 Edmonton 282 30
54 Edson 247 30
52 Jasper 237 30
59 Red Deer 268 30

Northern Alberta

Average August sun
% Sun Place Hours Days
61 Cold Lake 280 30
57 Fort McMurray 266 30
59 Grande Prairie 272 29
55 High Level 264 29
58 Slave Lake 271 30
Reference

Environment Canada. Meteorological Service of Canada. Canadian Climate Normals. 1981-2010 Climate Normals & Averages.

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