Average Sunshine in Alberta for December





The tables below give December averages for the number of sunny days and hours of sunshine at cities and towns in Alberta.

The places are grouped into a separate table for each region of the province: Southern, Central and Northern Alberta.

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 this month. Days statistics are for the typical number of days in December with any amount of measurable sunshine. All the data are averages for the years 1981 to 2010.

Southern Alberta

Total December sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
27 Brooks 68 23
42 Lethbridge 106 26
39 Medicine Hat 99 25

Central Alberta

Average amount of sun in December
% Sun Place Hours Days
46 Calgary 114 27
36 Edmonton 84 23
35 Edson 81 23
24 Jasper 57 22
36 Red Deer 87 24

Northern Alberta

Average December sun
% Sun Place Hours Days
30 Cold Lake 68 20
30 Fort McMurray 65 20
33 Grande Prairie 73 22
18 High Level 35 13
29 Slave Lake 65 21
Reference

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

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