Average Sunshine in Ontario for October





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

Eastern Ontario

Total October sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
38 Cornwall 130 24
41 Kingston 140 26
41 Ottawa 139 26
36 Pembroke 122 26

Central Ontario

Average amount of sun in October
% Sun Place Hours Days
43 Hamilton 149 27
39 Peterborough 133 26
45 St Catharines 155 27
45 Toronto 154 27

Southwestern Ontario

Average October sun
% Sun Place Hours Days
41 Guelph 141 27
38 London 129 26
44 Sarnia 151 25

Northeastern Ontario

Number of sunny hours and days in October on average
% Sun Place Hours Days
26 Kapuskasing 88 22
27 Moosonee 88 22
35 North Bay 118 25
35 Sault Ste Marie 119 24
38 South Baymouth 128 25
36 Sudbury 121 25

Northwestern Ontario

Average total sunshine in October
% Sun Place Hours Days
26 Big Trout Lake 84 21
33 Red Lake 110 23
37 Thunder Bay 125 26
Reference

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

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