August Sunshine Averages for Canadian Cities





The tables here list the average amount of sun that major cities in Canada get in August. The numbers allow you to compare the month's total hours and days of sunshine for large Canadian urban areas.

For each city there are three measurements 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 this month. Days statistics are for the typical number of days in August with any amount of measurable sunshine. All the data are averages for the years 1981 to 2010.

Total August sunshine
% Sun City Hours Days
59 Abbotsford, British Columbia 263 29
63 Calgary, Alberta 284 30
61 Edmonton, Alberta 282 30
55 Guelph, Ontario 237 29
52 Halifax, Nova Scotia 227 27
61 Hamilton, Ontario 263 30
63 Kelowna, British Columbia 282 30
55 Kingston, Ontario 239 29
50 London, Ontario 218 29
Average amount of sun in August
% Sun City Hours Days
55 Moncton, New Brunswick 241 29
56 Montréal, Quebec 246 30
57 Ottawa, Ontario 249 30
57 Peterborough, Ontario 248 30
53 Québec City, Quebec 232 29
64 Regina, Saskatchewan 287 30
59 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 270 30
53 Sherbrooke, Quebec 177 29
59 St. Catharines - Niagara, Ontario 255 30
August sun averages
% Sun City Hours Days
50 Saint John, New Brunswick 217 26
47 St. John's, Newfoundland 207 28
56 Sudbury, Ontario 245 29
58 Thunder Bay, Ontario 256 29
57 Toronto, Ontario 246 29
62 Vancouver, British Columbia 277 29
67 Victoria, British Columbia 298 30
63 Winnipeg, Manitoba 281 30
Reference

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

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