Calculation Information for 1981 to 2010 Canadian Normals Data

Statistics listed below are provided as a guide to determine the validity of Normals and Extremes calculations. For example, a station with 30 years of record between 1981 and 2010 with no missing years would be a more reliable normal than a station with 15 years of record and 2 missing years. Less than 100% possible observations indicates that out of the total number of observations used, some records were missing.

Metadata including Station Name, Province, Country, Time Zone, Climate Id, WMO Id, TC Id, Latitude(dd mm), Longitude(ddd mm), Latitude(decimal degrees), Longitude(decimal degrees), Elevation(m), and Station Status
Station Name: WHISTLER
Province: BC Latitude (dd mm): 50 07 N
Country: CAN Longitude (ddd mm): 122 57 W
Time Zone: PST Latitude (decimal degrees): 50.13 N
Climate Id: 1048898 Longitude (decimal degrees): -122.95
WMO Id: Elevation (m): 657.8
TC Id: WAE Station Status: Active
Element metadata including Begin Year, End Year, Total Number of Years, Missing Years, Total Count of Observations and % of Possible Observations
 Begin Year End Year Total Number of Years Missing Years Total Count of Observations % of Possible Observations
Temperature:
Daily Average (°C)1981 2007 27 0 9552 100.0
Standard Deviation1981 2007 27 0 9552 100.0
Daily Maximum (°C)1981 2007 27 0 9553 100.0
Daily Minimum (°C)1981 2007 27 0 9554 100.0
Precipitation:
Rainfall (mm)1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
Snowfall (cm)1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
Precipitation (mm)1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
Average Snow Depth (cm)1981 2007 27 1 9332 98.0
Median Snow Depth (cm)1981 2007 27 1 9332 98.0
Snow Depth at Month-end (cm)1981 2007 27 1 310 99.0
Days with Maximum Temperature:
<= 0 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
> 0 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
> 10 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
> 20 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
> 30 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
> 35 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
Days with Minimum Temperature:
> 0 °C1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
<= 2 °C1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
<= 0 °C1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
< -2 °C1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
< -10 °C1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
< -20 °C1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
< - 30 °C1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
Days with Rainfall:
>= 0.2 mm1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
>= 5 mm1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
>= 10 mm1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
>= 25 mm1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
Days With Snowfall:
>= 0.2 cm1981 2007 27 0 9555 100.0
>= 5 cm1981 2007 27 0 9555 100.0
>= 10 cm1981 2007 27 0 9555 100.0
>= 25 cm1981 2007 27 0 9555 100.0
Days with Precipitation:
>= 0.2 mm1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
>= 5 mm1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
>= 10 mm1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
>= 25 mm1981 2007 27 1 9524 99.7
Days with Snow Depth:
>= 1 cm1981 2007 26 2 8462 88.8
>= 5 cm1981 2007 26 2 8462 88.8
>= 10 cm1981 2007 26 2 8462 88.8
>= 20 cm1981 2007 26 2 8462 88.8
Wind:
Speed (km/h)1981 2010 22 6 173082 69.1
Most Frequent Direction1981 2010 24 6 181712 98.8
Degree Days:
Above 24 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
Above 18 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
Above 15 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
Above 10 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
Above 5 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
Above 0 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
Below 0 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
Below 5 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
Below 10 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
Below 15 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
Below 18 °C1981 2007 27 1 9494 99.4
Bright Sunshine:
Total Hours1986 2001 16 1 138096 97.5
Days with measureable1986 2001 16 1 138096 97.5
% of possible daylight hours1986 2001 16 1 138096 97.5
Humidity:
Average Relative Humidity - 1500LST (%)1983 2010 28 0 10209 99.8
Frost-Free:
Average Date of Last Spring Frost1981 2006 24 1 24 92.3
Average Date of First Fall Frost1981 2006 24 1 24 92.3
Average Length of Frost-Free Period1981 2006 24 1 24 92.3
Probability of last temperature in spring of 0 °C or lower on or after indicated dates
10 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
25 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
33 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
50 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
66 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
75 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
90 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
Probability of first temperature in fall of 0 °C or lower on or after indicated dates
10 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
25 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
33 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
50 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
66 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
75 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
90 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
Probability of frost-free period equal to or less than indicated period (Days)
10 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
25 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
33 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
50 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
66 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
75 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9
90 %1979 2006 27 1 26 92.9