Average Sunshine in Alberta for October

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

Southern Alberta

Total October sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
51 Brooks 171 29
57 Lethbridge 190 29
54 Medicine Hat 182 29

Central Alberta

Average amount of sun in October
% Sun Place Hours Days
53 Calgary 175 29
52 Edmonton 171 28
44 Edson 145 28
40 Jasper 131 28
50 Red Deer 165 28

Northern Alberta

Average October sun
% Sun Place Hours Days
43 Cold Lake 141 26
37 Fort McMurray 118 24
41 Grande Prairie 135 27
32 High Level 101 23
42 Slave Lake 137 26
Reference

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

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