Sunshine in Saskatchewan: Average Hours and Days a Year





The tables below list yearly averages for the number of sunny days and the hours of sunshine at cities, towns and lakes in Saskatchewan.

The places are grouped into a separate table for each region of the province: Southern, Central and Northern Saskatchewan.

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 during a year. Days statistics are for the typical number of days annually with any amount of measurable sunshine. All the data are averages for the years 1981 to 2010.

Southern Saskatchewan

Total annual sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
52 Estevan 2404 324
51 Moose Jaw 2377 325
50 Regina 2318 322
52 Swift Current 2411 324
51 Weyburn 2380 319

Central Saskatchewan

Average amount of sunshine yearly
% Sun Place Hours Days
52 Kindersley 2416 326
42 Melfort 1976 299
49 Saskatoon 2268 319
50 Yorkton 2316 314

Northern Saskatchewan

Annual average sun
% Sun Place Hours Days
41 Cree Lake 1965 293
46 Meadow Lake 2155 312
48 Nipawin 2259 313
47 Prince Albert 2229 314
Reference

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

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