Sunshine in Canadian Cities: Average Hours & Days a Year
The tables here list the average amount of sun that major cities in Canada get a year. The numbers allow you to compare the annual total hours and days of sunshine for large Canadian urban areas.
Each city 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 during a year. Days statistics are for the typical number of days annually with any amount of measurable sunshine. All the data are averages for the years 1981 to 2010.
|40||Abbotsford, British Columbia||1887||285|
|43||Halifax, Nova Scotia||1962||290|
|40||Kelowna, British Columbia||1949||304|
|44||Moncton, New Brunswick||2002||293|
|41||Québec City, Quebec||1916||290|
|43||St. Catharines - Niagara, Ontario||2023||301|
|43||St. John, New Brunswick||1947||283|
|35||St. John's, Newfoundland||1633||272|
|46||Thunder Bay, Ontario||2121||305|
|41||Vancouver, British Columbia||1938||289|
|44||Victoria, British Columbia||2109||308|
Environment Canada. Meteorological Service of Canada. Canadian Climate Normals. 1981-2010 Climate Normals & Averages.