Average Sunshine in Alberta for May

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The tables below give May 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 May with any amount of measurable sunshine. All the data are averages for the years 1981 to 2010.

Southern Alberta

Total May sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
54 Brooks 257 30
58 Lethbridge 277 29
59 Medicine Hat 283 29

Central Alberta

Average amount of sun in May
% Sun Place Hours Days
52 Calgary 249 29
57 Edmonton 280 29
48 Edson 236 29
46 Jasper 227 30
53 Red Deer 256 29

Northern Alberta

Average May sun
% Sun Place Hours Days
52 Cold Lake 260 29
54 Fort McMurray 276 29
55 Grande Prairie 276 30
54 High Level 280 29
56 Slave Lake 281 30
Reference

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

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