sunshine hours

November 11, 2012

Oct 2012 – Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba Cooling Too

Filed under: Alberta,Environment Canada Data,Manitoba,Sakskatchewan — sunshinehours1 @ 10:21 AM

Using temperature stations designated as part of the “Normals” used by Environment Canada, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba have been cooling for the last 15 years.

Alberta -.459C/decade

Saskatchewan -.431C/decade

Manitoba -.229C/decade

BC is cooling too. See this post.


  1. I did a study of the Central UK Max Temps vs Bright Sunshine Hours (see my limited blog site, it was hosted on Talkbloke’s). Do we have that data for Canada/elselsewhere? Unfortunately I have limited computer knowledge, do things old school onto Excel spreadsheets. If I can cut and past, I’m fine, but beyond that …

    Comment by Doug Proctor — November 14, 2012 @ 11:29 AM | Reply

  2. I love this presentation. Do you keep a running spreadsheet for each province and then graph that? I couldn’t find much on EC that graphs out a series like this. I’m just curious what these will look like after the cold 2013 spring and was hoping to produce my own?

    Comment by daviditronDave in Canmore — April 29, 2013 @ 5:03 PM | Reply

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