Average Sunshine in Ontario for January





The tables below give January 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 January with any amount of measurable sunshine. All the data are averages for the years 1981 to 2010.

Eastern Ontario

Total January sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
30 Cornwall 85 19
32 Kingston 93 20
35 Ottawa 99 21
32 Pembroke 91 22

Central Ontario

Average amount of sun in January
% Sun Place Hours Days
30 Hamilton 87 21
31 Peterborough 88 21
22 St Catharines 65 19
30 Toronto 86 21

Southwestern Ontario

Average January sun
% Sun Place Hours Days
28 Guelph 80 22
22 London 64 18
28 Sarnia 82 19

Northeastern Ontario

Number of sunny hours and days in January on average
% Sun Place Hours Days
29 Kapuskasing 78 20
36 Moosonee 94 22
31 North Bay 86 19
26 Sault Ste Marie 73 19
26 South Baymouth 74 19
31 Sudbury 86 20

Northwestern Ontario

Average total sunshine in January
% Sun Place Hours Days
38 Big Trout Lake 94 24
40 Red Lake 104 23
40 Thunder Bay 110 22
Reference

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

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