Average Amount of Cloud in January at Canada's Cities





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

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 January 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 January
City Hours of Cloud Days With No Sun
Abbotsford, British Columbia 547 13
Calgary, Alberta 391 4
Edmonton, Alberta 422 6
Guelph, Ontario 9
Halifax, Nova Scotia 437 9
Hamilton, Ontario 507 10
Kelowna, British Columbia 15
Kingston, Ontario 479 11
London, Ontario 543 13
City Hours of Cloud Days With No Sun
Moncton, New Brunswick 395 9
Montréal, Quebec 467 10
Ottawa, Ontario 458 8
Peterborough, Ontario 10
Québec City, Quebec 433 11
Regina, Saskatchewan 413 7
Saguenay, Quebec 445
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 406 7
Sherbrooke, Quebec 468 10
City Hours of Cloud Days With No Sun
St. Catharines - Niagara, Ontario 13
Saint John, New Brunswick 393 8
St. John's, Newfoundland 530 12
Sudbury, Ontario 454 11
Thunder Bay, Ontario 404 9
Toronto, Ontario 511 11
Vancouver, British Columbia 560 13
Victoria, British Columbia 542 11
Windsor, Ontario 514
Winnipeg, Manitoba 395 7
Reference

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

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