Average Amount of Cloud in December at Canada's Cities





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

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 December 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 December
City Hours of Cloud Days With No Sun
Abbotsford, British Columbia 535 14
Calgary, Alberta 376 4
Edmonton, Alberta 416 8
Guelph, Ontario 13
Halifax, Nova Scotia 440 8
Hamilton, Ontario 549 12
Kelowna, British Columbia 15
Kingston, Ontario 433 11
London, Ontario 567 15
City Hours of Cloud Days With No Sun
Moncton, New Brunswick 424 10
Montréal, Quebec 492 10
Ottawa, Ontario 488 13
Peterborough, Ontario 13
Québec City, Quebec 478 11
Regina, Saskatchewan 420 9
Saguenay, Quebec 521
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 419 8
Sherbrooke, Quebec 509 11
City Hours of Cloud Days With No Sun
St. Catharines - Niagara, Ontario 13
Saint John, New Brunswick 419 10
St. John's, Newfoundland 555 13
Sudbury, Ontario 504 14
Thunder Bay, Ontario 444 10
Toronto, Ontario 520 10
Vancouver, British Columbia 543 15
Victoria, British Columbia 544 12
Windsor, Ontario 533
Winnipeg, Manitoba 422 8
Reference

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

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