Average Sunshine in Quebec for May





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

The places are grouped into a separate table for each region of the province: Southern Quebec, South-Central Quebec, Western Quebec, Gaspé Peninsula, North Shore and Northern Quebec.

Each place has three 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 May with any amount of measurable sunshine. All the data are averages for the years 1981 to 2010.

Southern Quebec

Average amount of sun in May
% Sun Place Hours Days
50 Montréal 229 28
46 Sherbrooke 212 28
35 St Hyacinthe 163 24
47 Thetford Mines 216 29

South-Central Quebec

% Sun Place Hours Days
45 Québec City 211 27
46 Roberval 218 28

Western Quebec

% Sun Place Hours Days
44 Amos 208 27
47 Maniwaki 217 28
45 Ste-Agathe-des-Monts 206 28
47 Val-D'or 221 27

Gaspé Peninsula

% Sun Place Hours Days
45 Gaspé 212 26
44 Iles de la Madeleine 206 26
41 Rimouski 192 25

North Shore

Average total sunshine in May
% Sun Place Hours Days
46 Baie-Comeau 217 26
33 Blanc-Sablon 158 22
43 Natashquan 206 25
40 Schefferville 200 27

Northern Quebec

% Sun Place Hours Days
30 Inukjuak 159 25
29 Kuujjuaq 150 25
33 Kuujjuarapik 166 24
46 Radisson 227 26
Reference

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

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