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Canadian Climate Normals 1961-1990 Station Data

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Normals Data

Data used in the calculation of these Normals may be subject to further quality assurance checks. This may result in minor changes to some values presented here.

HALIFAX CITADEL
NOVA SCOTIA

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Normals Station Data
(all elements)
1961 to 1990 Canadian Climate Normals Station Data
 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Temperature
Daily Average (°C)-4.4 -4.2 -0.5 4.3 9.5 14.7 18.3 18.7 14.8 9.5 4.4 -1.5 7
Daily Maximum (°C)-0.4 -0.3 3.3 8.2 13.9 19.2 22.6 22.8 18.8 13.1 7.8 2.3 10.9
Daily Minimum (°C)-8.5 -8.3 -4.5 0.4 5.2 10.2 14 14.5 10.8 5.8 1 -5.5 2.9
Extreme Maximum (°C)13.3 12 19.5 26.1 33.3 33 31.7 33.9 32.2 24 20 16.7
Date (yyyy/dd)1975/ 12 1981/ 23Legend++ 1989/ 28 1938/ 28 1977/ 23 1983/ 23 1973/ 09 1935/ 19 1969/ 01 1990/ 07Legend++ 1938/ 08Legend++ 1950/ 30
Extreme Minimum (°C)-26.1 -24.4 -21 -8 -2.8 1.7 7.2 6.1 1 -5 -13.9 -23.3
Date (yyyy/dd)1951/ 31 1934/ 09 1989/ 07 1981/ 16 1972/ 11Legend++ 1973/ 18 1970/ 02 1971/ 08Legend++ 1980/ 29 1976/ 29 1936/ 19 1933/ 30
Precipitation
Rainfall (mm)101 72.9 95.6 113.5 116.6 112.9 104.6 108.9 99.5 134.6 150.1 136.3 1346.5
Snowfall (cm)44.5 40.9 29.5 10.1 1.4 0 0 0 0 1.2 6.6 32.9 167.2
Precipitation (mm)145.5 113.7 124.8 123.6 118 112.9 104.6 108.9 99.5 135.8 156.7 169.2 1513.3
Snow Depth at Month-end (cm)LegendNXN LegendNXN LegendNXN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 LegendNXN LegendNXN
Extreme Daily Rainfall (mm)88.6 59.2 82.6 73.2 72.1 65.8 93.8 118.1 96.3 81.3 99.1 95.3
Date (yyyy/dd)1978/ 18 1965/ 25 1972/ 23 1984/ 16 1971/ 17 1972/ 10 1982/ 20 1971/ 15 1936/ 19 1970/ 04 1972/ 09 1975/ 10
Extreme Daily Snowfall (cm)39 38.1 25.9 22.9 20.3 0 0 0 0 12.7 22 44
Date (yyyy/dd)1981/ 17 1973/ 11 1939/ 13 1972/ 03 1972/ 09 1990/ 30Legend++ 1990/ 31Legend++ 1990/ 31Legend++ 1990/ 30Legend++ 1974/ 20 1989/ 23 1983/ 24
Extreme Daily Precipitation (mm)93.7 59.2 82.6 73.2 72.1 65.8 93.8 118.1 96.3 81.3 99.1 95.3
Date (yyyy/dd)1978/ 18 1965/ 25 1972/ 23 1984/ 16 1971/ 17 1972/ 10 1982/ 20 1971/ 15 1936/ 19 1970/ 04 1972/ 09 1975/ 10
Degree Days
Above 18 °C0 0 0 0 0.4 7.3 34.3 42.2 6.4 0.2 0 0 91
Above 5 °C0.9 0.7 3.2 27.8 143.9 292 412.7 424.3 293.4 143.5 42.2 5.8 1791
Below 0 °C150.8 131 59.5 2.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.4 90.4 443
Below 18 °C694.3 622.5 576.3 410.8 262.5 105.3 24.5 20.9 103.1 264.7 407.2 610.3 4103
Days With
Maximum Temperature >°C15 14 24 30 31 30 31 31 30 31 28 20 315
Measurable Rainfall7 5 8 11 14 12 10 10 10 13 13 10 122
Measurable Snowfall7 6 5 2 Legend** 0 0 0 0 Legend** 1 5 25
Measurable Precipitation12 10 12 13 14 12 10 10 10 13 13 14 141
Wind
Speed (km/h)LegendNXN LegendNXN LegendNXN 16 LegendNXN 13 LegendNXN LegendNXN 13 LegendNXN LegendNXN LegendNXN LegendNXN
Most Frequent DirectionX X X X X SW X SW X X X X X
Hourly Speed (km/h)135 58 91 56 59 60 70 72 56 56 58 58
DirectionN SW W S M W SW NW SW SE SW S

Legend

  • C = Calm
  • M = No data for the period
  • N or X = Data exists, but not enough to derive a value
  • + = Most recent occurrence of the extreme value
  • * = Quantity is less than one
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