Average Amount of Cloud in August at Canada's Cities





Pulled together here is information on how cloudy Canadian cities normally are in August.

The tables below give typical monthly totals for the hours of cloudy skies at major cities across the country. The hours only count heavy overcast, when cloud covers anywhere from 80 to 100 percent of the sky.

There are also data on the usual number of days in August that lack sun. These are days with no measurable bright sunshine.

All the numbers are averages of weather statistics collected from 1981 to 2010.

Average amount of cloud in August
City Hours of Cloud Days With No Sun
Abbotsford, British Columbia 296 2
Calgary, Alberta 309 1
Edmonton, Alberta 311 1
Guelph, Ontario 2
Halifax, Nova Scotia 399 4
Hamilton, Ontario 301 1
Kelowna, British Columbia 1
Kingston, Ontario 294 2
London, Ontario 291 2
City Hours of Cloud Days With No Sun
Moncton, New Brunswick 360 2
Montréal, Quebec 330 1
Ottawa, Ontario 318 1
Peterborough, Ontario 1
Québec City, Quebec 353 2
Regina, Saskatchewan 265 1
Saguenay, Quebec 388
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 275 1
Sherbrooke, Quebec 358 2
City Hours of Cloud Days With No Sun
St. Catharines - Niagara, Ontario 1
Saint John, New Brunswick 403 5
St. John's, Newfoundland 458 3
Sudbury, Ontario 312 2
Thunder Bay, Ontario 314 2
Toronto, Ontario 299 1
Vancouver, British Columbia 270 2
Victoria, British Columbia 247 1
Windsor, Ontario 302
Winnipeg, Manitoba 276 1
Reference

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

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