Average Sunshine in British Columbia for September





The tables below give September averages for the number of sunny days and hours of sunshine at cities and towns in British Columbia.

The places are grouped into a separate table for each region of the province: Southwest Mainland, Vancouver Island, Central BC, Southeast BC and Northern BC.

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.

Southwest BC Mainland

Total September sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
53 Abbotsford 202 28
55 Powell River 207 28
56 Vancouver - Richmond 213 28
51 Whistler 194 28

Vancouver Island

Average amount of sun in September
% Sun Place Hours Days
60 Courtenay - Comox 227 29
56 Nanaimo 214 28
52 Port Alberni 196 29
39 Port Hardy 150 26
46 Tofino 176 26
60 Victoria - Sidney 229 29

Central British Columbia

Average September sun
% Sun Place Hours Days
41 Bella Coola 157 26
59 Kamloops 223 29
57 Kelowna 216 29
56 Penticton 212 29
55 Vernon 208 29
52 Williams Lake 199 28

Southeast BC

Number of sunny hours and days in September on average
% Sun Place Hours Days
54 Castlegar 204 29
58 Cranbrook 218 29
43 Golden 162 29
44 Revelstoke 169 28

Northern British Columbia

Average total sunshine in September
% Sun Place Hours Days
44 Fort Nelson 171 26
46 Fort St John 178 27
46 Prince George 178 27
30 Prince Rupert 116 23
36 Sandspit 138 26
40 Smithers 153 27
Reference

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

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