Sunshine in the Yukon: Average Hours and Days





The tables below list yearly averages for the number of sunny days and hours of sunshine at Pelly Crossing, Watson Lake and Whitehorse in the Yukon.

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 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.

Average total sunshine in Pelly Crossing, Yukon
% Sun   Hours Days
3 January 5 4
34 February 84 19
46 March 167 28
50 April 223 29
45 May 248 30
46 June 273 29
42 July 248 30
42 August 210 29
34 September 134 26
22 October 69 20
7 November 14 7
0 December 0 0
31 Annual 1674 251
Average amount of sun in Watson Lake, Yukon
% Sun   Hours Days
19 January 40 15
32 February 83 21
40 March 146 27
49 April 214 28
46 May 244 29
48 June 270 29
46 July 254 30
48 August 231 29
35 September 135 26
24 October 76 22
17 November 38 14
13 December 23 11
35 Annual 1755 280
Average sunshine for Whitehorse, Yukon
% Sun   Hours Days
21 January 44 18
42 February 106 24
45 March 163 29
54 April 239 29
47 May 251 30
47 June 267 29
44 July 248 30
46 August 227 30
34 September 133 27
27 October 85 24
18 November 40 16
15 December 27 15
37 Annual 1827 300
Reference

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

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