Sunshine in Canadian Cities: Average Hours and Days a Year
The tables here list the average amount of sun that major cities in Canada get a year.
The data allow you to compare the total hours and days of sunshine that the 26 largest Canadian cities typically have annually.
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 1971 to 2000.
|39||Abbotsford, British Columbia||1866||286|
|–||Halifax, Nova Scotia||1965||290|
|40||Kelowna, British Columbia||1954||306|
|–||St. Catharines, Ontario||2005||300|
|33||St. John's, Newfoundland||1512||270|
|40||Vancouver, British Columbia||1928||289|
|46||Victoria, British Columbia||2193||317|
Environment Canada. National Climate Data and Information Archive. Canadian Climate Normals or Averages 1971-2000.
Environment Canada. National Climate Data and Information Archive. Canadian Cities are Weather Winners!