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Climate in Newfoundland and Labrador
(Canada)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 18 measuring stations in Newfoundland and Labrador.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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Newfoundland and Labrador is one of the coldest regions in Canada with an average daily high temperature of only 8 degrees centigrade. The climate is predominantly frosty cold and in the winter months the mercury column does not even reach the positive range. In the cold season even the maximum temperatures are well below zero. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to September. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from November to April.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Newfoundland and Labrador
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 7 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in country part Newfoundland and Labrador. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Newfoundland and Labrador
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 13 rainy days, December offers the most number of rainy days, and in September the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Newfoundland and Labrador
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at 2 mm/day, 2 liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 2.5 mm, the least rain falls in March. November, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Newfoundland and Labrador
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture of the physically possible is actually contained in the air. At high humidity, the person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% gives as pleasant. With only 73% humidity on average, it is quite dry in June. The highest value of 82% is experienced here in November.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Newfoundland and Labrador
In warm months, there is also a higher absolute humidity almost everywhere. At a temperature of 25°C, air can absorb up to 23 grams of water per cubic meter. At 20°C, it is only 17.3 grams. A relative humidity of 40% at 25°C thus corresponds to an absolute humidity of 9.2 grams of water. From a proportion of approx. 13.5 grams, humans perceive the air as muggy.
Map of Newfoundland and Labrador

Most important cities in the country part »Newfoundland and Labrador«

The country part has a west-east extension of about 1010 km and over 690 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo-Position
St. John's111,03847° 33' 54"N52° 42' 34"W
Mount Pearl24,67147° 30' 60"N52° 46' 53"W
Corner Brook18,69348° 57' 0"N57° 57' 7"W
Conception Bay South17,08747° 29' 60"N52° 59' 53"W
Bay Roberts13,73747° 35' 60"N53° 15' 53"W
Grand Falls-Windsor12,07648° 55' 60"N55° 39' 54"W
Labrador City10,31352° 56' 47"N66° 54' 41"W
Happy Valley-Goose Bay7,57253° 19' 1"N60° 19' 54"W
Carbonear6,81447° 43' 59"N53° 12' 53"W
Stephenville6,27848° 33' 0"N58° 34' 54"W
Grand Bank4,62347° 5' 60"N55° 45' 54"W
Marystown4,55847° 9' 60"N55° 8' 54"W
Channel-Port aux Basques4,22047° 34' 13"N59° 8' 12"W
Deer Lake4,16349° 10' 0"N57° 25' 54"W
Bonavista3,65848° 38' 60"N53° 6' 53"W
Clarenville-Shoal Harbour3,47848° 10' 50"N53° 58' 11"W
Torbay3,09747° 39' 60"N52° 43' 53"W


Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants: geonames.org, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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