Average Sunshine in Ontario for August





The tables below give August averages for the number of sunny days and hours of sunshine at cities and towns in Ontario.

The places are grouped into a separate table for each region of the province: Eastern, Central, Southwestern, Northeastern and Northwestern Ontario.

The tables give three different measures 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.

Eastern Ontario

Total August sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
53 Cornwall 230 28
55 Kingston 239 29
57 Ottawa 249 30
53 Pembroke 234 29

Central Ontario

Average amount of sun in August
% Sun Place Hours Days
61 Hamilton 263 30
57 Peterborough 248 30
59 St Catharines 255 30
57 Toronto 246 29

Southwestern Ontario

Average August sun
% Sun Place Hours Days
55 Guelph 237 29
50 London 218 29
59 Sarnia 254 28

Northeastern Ontario

Number of sunny hours and days in August on average
% Sun Place Hours Days
50 Kapuskasing 225 29
49 Moosonee 220 28
51 North Bay 225 28
55 Sault Ste Marie 241 29
59 South Baymouth 256 30
56 Sudbury 245 29

Northwestern Ontario

Average total sunshine in August
% Sun Place Hours Days
50 Big Trout Lake 228 28
56 Red Lake 254 30
58 Thunder Bay 256 29
Reference

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

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