March Sunshine Averages for Canadian Cities





The tables here list the average amount of sun that major cities in Canada get in March. 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 March with any amount of measurable sunshine. All the data are averages for the years 1981 to 2010.

Total March sunshine
% Sun City Hours Days
36 Abbotsford, British Columbia 132 24
48 Calgary, Alberta 177 27
48 Edmonton, Alberta 176 28
40 Guelph, Ontario 146 24
39 Halifax, Nova Scotia 143 23
41 Hamilton, Ontario 152 24
40 Kelowna, British Columbia 148 28
39 Kingston, Ontario 144 24
34 London, Ontario 124 23
Average amount of sun in March
% Sun City Hours Days
38 Moncton, New Brunswick 140 22
45 Montréal, Quebec 164 26
45 Ottawa, Ontario 167 25
39 Peterborough, Ontario 144 24
41 Québec City, Quebec 152 24
42 Regina, Saskatchewan 154 26
47 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 173 27
37 Sherbrooke, Quebec 153 24
38 St. Catharines - Niagara, Ontario 140 24
March sun averages
% Sun City Hours Days
41 Saint John, New Brunswick 150 23
29 St. John's, Newfoundland 107 19
44 Sudbury, Ontario 161 25
43 Thunder Bay, Ontario 160 25
44 Toronto, Ontario 161 25
37 Vancouver, British Columbia 135 25
39 Victoria, British Columbia 145 27
49 Winnipeg, Manitoba 182 26
Reference

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

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