October Sunshine Averages for Canadian Cities





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

Total October sunshine
% Sun City Hours Days
37 Abbotsford, British Columbia 123 24
53 Calgary, Alberta 175 29
52 Edmonton, Alberta 171 28
41 Guelph, Ontario 141 27
46 Halifax, Nova Scotia 158 25
43 Hamilton, Ontario 149 27
37 Kelowna, British Columbia 125 27
41 Kingston, Ontario 140 26
38 London, Ontario 129 26
Average amount of sun in October
% Sun City Hours Days
44 Moncton, New Brunswick 149 26
42 Montréal, Quebec 143 26
41 Ottawa, Ontario 139 26
39 Peterborough, Ontario 133 26
36 Québec City, Quebec 122 24
49 Regina, Saskatchewan 163 28
47 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 157 27
35 Sherbrooke, Quebec 61 25
45 St. Catharines - Niagara, Ontario 155 27
October sun averages
% Sun City Hours Days
43 Saint John, New Brunswick 148 24
36 St. John's, Newfoundland 122 23
36 Sudbury, Ontario 121 25
37 Thunder Bay, Ontario 125 26
45 Toronto, Ontario 154 27
36 Vancouver, British Columbia 121 23
41 Victoria, British Columbia 137 26
44 Winnipeg, Manitoba 147 26
Reference

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

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