Average Annual Wind Speed at Canadian Cities





The amount of wind that Canada's major cities average in a year is listed below.

The tables give the normal annual wind speed, in miles per hour (mph) and kilometres per hour (kph). There's also information on how many days a year have strong winds, when it blows at least 52 kph (32.3 mph).

The numbers are averages of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010.

Annual average wind
Days City MPH KPH
3 Abbotsford, British Columbia 5.2 8.3
28 Calgary, Alberta 8.8 14.2
3 Edmonton, Alberta 7.4 11.8
18 Halifax, Nova Scotia 9.4 15.1
28 Hamilton, Ontario 10.1 16.2
1 Kelowna, British Columbia 3.3 5.4
6 Kingston, Ontario 9.5 15.3
13 Kitchener - Waterloo, Ontario 7.8 12.6
9 London, Ontario 8.7 14.1
Days City MPH KPH
24 Moncton, New Brunswick 10.4 16.8
11 Montréal, Quebec 8.9 14.4
8 Ottawa, Ontario 8.0 12.9
5 Peterborough, Ontario 6.6 10.6
7 Québec City, Quebec 8.5 13.7
29 Regina, Saskatchewan 11.4 18.4
17 Saguenay, Quebec 9.1 14.6
9 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 9.5 15.3
2 Sherbrooke, Quebec 5.9 9.5
Days City MPH KPH
12 St. Catharines - Niagara, Ontario 9.8 15.8
17 Saint John, New Brunswick 9.4 15.2
47 St. John's, Newfoundland 13.6 21.9
10 Sudbury, Ontario 8.7 14.0
7 Thunder Bay, Ontario 7.3 11.7
22 Toronto, Ontario 9.3 15.0
7 Vancouver, British Columbia 7.6 12.2
3 Victoria, British Columbia 5.6 9.1
14 Windsor, Ontario 9.6 15.5
24 Winnipeg, Manitoba 10.6 17.1
Reference

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

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