Amount of Sunshine Maryland Gets Each Month

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Number of Sunny Days

In this table, the average numbers of Sunny Days for Baltimore, Maryland are the total days each month or year when the sky is mostly clear. This includes the days when cloud covers up to 30% of the sky during daylight hours.

Partly Sunny Days have cloud covering from 40% to 70% of the sky during the daytime.

Total Days With Sun is a sum of the Sunny plus Partly Sunny days. The rest of the days are mainly overcast, with at least 80% cloud cover. All the numbers are averages, made from years of weather watching

Days with clear skies in Baltimore, Maryland
  Sunny Partly Sunny Total Days With Sun
January     8     8   16
February     8     7   15
March     8     9   17
April     8     9   17
May     8   10   18
June     8   11   19
July     9   12   21
August     9   11   20
September   11     9   20
October   12     8   20
November     8     8   16
December     8     7   15
Annual 105 108 213

Amount of Sun

Here's another way to look at how much sunshine Maryland normally gets. The % Sun numbers measure the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground. Again, these amounts are averages based on decades of weather observations.

The Total Hours figures are the average number of sunny hours that Baltimore has each month or in a year, taken from data collected for 1961 to 1990.

Amount of sunshine in Baltimore, Maryland
  % Sun Total Hours
January 51   155
February 55   164
March 56   215
April 56   231
May 56   255
June 62   277
July 64   290
August 62   264
September 60   222
October 58   206
November 51   159
December 49   145
Annual 57 2582
References

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

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