Average Amount of Cloud in March at Canada's Cities





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

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 March 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 March
City Hours of Cloud Days With No Sun
Abbotsford, British Columbia 495 7
Calgary, Alberta 412 4
Edmonton, Alberta 395 4
Guelph, Ontario 7
Halifax, Nova Scotia 447 8
Hamilton, Ontario 421 7
Kelowna, British Columbia 3
Kingston, Ontario 416 7
London, Ontario 433 8
City Hours of Cloud Days With No Sun
Moncton, New Brunswick 424 9
Montréal, Quebec 421 5
Ottawa, Ontario 390 6
Peterborough, Ontario 7
Québec City, Quebec 416 7
Regina, Saskatchewan 415 5
Saguenay, Quebec 419
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 399 4
Sherbrooke, Quebec 425 7
City Hours of Cloud Days With No Sun
St. Catharines - Niagara, Ontario 7
Saint John, New Brunswick 410 8
St. John's, Newfoundland 522 12
Sudbury, Ontario 392 6
Thunder Bay, Ontario 391 6
Toronto, Ontario 424 6
Vancouver, British Columbia 489 6
Victoria, British Columbia 468 4
Windsor, Ontario 436
Winnipeg, Manitoba 379 5
Reference

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

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