Days of Sunshine Per Year in Alabama

Number of Sunny Days

In the table below, the average number of Sunny Days for a city in Alabama is the total days in a 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 annual averages, made from years of weather watching.

Annual days of sunshine
City Sunny Partly Sunny Total Days
With Sun
Birmingham 99 111 210
Huntsville 100 101 201
Mobile 102 116 218
Montgomery 107 107 214

Amount of Sun

Here's another way to look at how much sunshine a city gets. The % Sun number measures the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground. Again, these amounts are yearly averages based on many years of weather observations.

Percent sunshine yearly
City % Sun
Birmingham 58
Montgomery 59

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

Alabama Sunshine
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