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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.

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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)2.2 4.6 6.3 8.8 12.0 14.9 17.1 17.3 14.5 10.0 5.6 2.6 9.7
Daily Maximum (°C)5.4 8.4 10.9 13.9 17.4 20.4 23.2 23.6 20.5 14.9 9.0 5.7 14.4
Daily Minimum (°C)-1.0 0.7 1.7 3.8 6.5 9.4 10.9 10.9 8.5 5.1 2.2 -0.5 4.9
Extreme Maximum (°C)17.7 20.6 22.8 29.7 36.0 34.7 37.8 36.3 37.5 29.3 20.6 18.2
Date (yyyy/dd)1986/ 10 1968/ 27 1947/ 15 1987/ 27 1983/ 29 1982/ 18 1958/ 27 1977/ 17 1988/ 03 1987/ 01 1949/ 02 1980/ 26
Extreme Minimum (°C)-21.1 -18.9 -12.8 -4.4 -2.2 1.1 2.2 3.3 -1.7 -7.5 -16.7 -20.0
Date (yyyy/dd)1950/ 18 1950/ 01 1955/ 04 1975/ 01 1954/ 01 1976/ 03 1945/ 04 1973/ 22Legend++ 1972/ 27 1984/ 31 1985/ 27 1968/ 29
Precipitation
Rainfall (mm)174.2 151.1 139.1 113.3 89.2 66.7 50.7 53.1 85.4 156.2 215.7 191.5 1486.2
Snowfall (cm)26.3 12.8 5.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.8 23.9 74.6
Precipitation (mm)201.4 163.5 144.6 113.8 89.2 66.7 50.7 53.1 85.4 156.2 221.8 216.6 1562.9
Snow Depth at Month-end (cm)2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 5.0
Extreme Daily Rainfall (mm)78.2 83.1 76.2 59.9 53.8 49.5 70.1 44.2 53.7 83.3 95.0 89.6
Date (yyyy/dd)1968/ 19 1982/ 13 1972/ 05 1946/ 10 1960/ 06 1971/ 24 1972/ 12 1978/ 31 1983/ 01 1945/ 25 1971/ 03 1979/ 17
Extreme Daily Snowfall (cm)49.8 26.4 33.0 3.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 31.8 43.8
Date (yyyy/dd)1954/ 21 1982/ 23 1951/ 06 1947/ 03 1990/ 31Legend++ 1990/ 30Legend++ 1990/ 31Legend++ 1990/ 31Legend++ 1990/ 30Legend++ 1971/ 30 1975/ 30 1990/ 30
Extreme Daily Precipitation (mm)89.7 83.1 76.2 59.9 53.8 49.5 70.1 44.2 53.7 83.3 95.0 89.6
Date (yyyy/dd)1982/ 23 1982/ 13 1972/ 05 1946/ 10 1960/ 06 1971/ 24 1972/ 12 1978/ 31 1983/ 01 1945/ 25 1971/ 03 1979/ 17
Degree Days
Above 18 °C0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 2.1 6.6 20.2 21.5 5.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 56.0
Above 5 °C16.8 30.6 57.2 116.4 215.9 298.5 374.3 380.7 285.7 156.7 51.1 20.0 2004.0
Below 0 °C29.7 7.1 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 5.3 26.2 70.0
Below 18 °C489.6 378.9 361.7 274.7 189.1 98.1 48.9 43.8 109.3 247.9 371.2 480.0 3093.0
Days With
Maximum Temperature >°C28.0 28.0 31.0 30.0 31.0 30.0 31.0 31.0 30.0 31.0 29.0 28.0 357.0
Measurable Rainfall16.0 16.0 16.0 15.0 14.0 11.0 7.0 7.0 10.0 15.0 19.0 18.0 166.0
Measurable Snowfall5.0 3.0 2.0 Legend** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Legend** 1.0 5.0 16.0
Measurable Precipitation19.0 17.0 17.0 16.0 14.0 11.0 7.0 7.0 10.0 15.0 20.0 21.0 174.0
Freezing Precipitation1.0 Legend** Legend** 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Legend** Legend** 3.0
Fog4.0 3.0 1.0 Legend** Legend** Legend** 1.0 3.0 5.0 7.0 3.0 5.0 34.0
ThunderstormsLegend** Legend** Legend** Legend** Legend** Legend** 1.0 1.0 Legend** Legend** Legend** Legend** 7.0
Wind
Speed (km/h)12.0 12.0 11.0 11.0 10.0 9.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 9.0 11.0 12.0 10.0
Most Frequent DirectionNE NE NE SW SW SW SW SW LegendCC LegendCC NE NE SW
Hourly Speed (km/h)72.0 80.0 71.0 80.0 56.0 45.0 48.0 53.0 56.0 89.0 76.0 80.0
DirectionS S SW S S S S E S S S SE
Gust Speed (km/h)121.0 137.0 103.0 121.0 84.0 68.0 64.0 63.0 80.0 145.0 113.0 121.0
DirectionS E S S S S S S S S S NE
Pressure
Station Pressure (kPa)101.02 100.96 100.84 100.96 100.99 100.95 101.01 100.91 100.94 101.04 100.85 100.97 100.95
Sunshine
Bright Sunshine (hours)LegendNXN LegendNXN LegendNXN 166.4 203.9 216.9 287.6 254.5 182.3 LegendNXN 67.9 LegendNXN LegendNXN
Humidity
Vapour Pressure (kPa)0.6 0.67 0.71 0.82 1.02 1.24 1.4 1.43 1.26 1 0.77 0.65 0.96
Relative Humidity - 0600LST (%)83.0 84.0 85.0 86.0 86.0 86.0 87.0 90.0 91.0 90.0 86.0 85.0
Relative Humidity - 1500LST (%)74.0 67.0 61.0 58.0 58.0 58.0 56.0 56.0 59.0 67.0 73.0 76.0

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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