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  • Sunshine and Temperature

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows 9 maps. Four maps show the average possible hours of sunshine for Canada in the summer months. There is a map for June, July, and August, in addition to a map combining these months. In the northern portion of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Air temperature measurement network

    The map shows the location of the air temperature measurement stations. Fragmentary meteorological reports were prepared and published by European explorers in the North American Arctic during the late 16th and 17th centuries. Many employees of the Hudson's Bay Company kept careful observations...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • PDF
  • October Mean Daily Maximum Temperatures

    The map shows the mean daily maximum temperatures for October. Much of southern Canada experiences maximum temperatures in October above 10°C, whereas maximum temperatures across most of the northern territories are below zero. Only the southern portions of the Yukon and the Northwest Territories...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • ZIP
    • other
  • January Mean Daily Maximum Temperatures

    The map shows the mean daily maximum temperatures for January. Weak or no sunshine means there is minimal diurnal variation between the maximum and minimum temperatures in January. The far north remains in an icy grip, with maximum temperatures around -30ºC or colder across parts of Nunavut....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • July Mean Daily Minimum Temperatures

    The map shows the mean daily maximum temperatures for July. Maximum temperatures in July are above freezing across all of Canada except for high elevations on Ellesmere Island. Maximum temperatures exceed 25ºC in the valley bottoms of southern British Columbia, across the southern Prairies, in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • October Mean Daily Minimum Temperatures

    The map shows the mean daily minimum temperatures for October. In October, longer nights and a return to below-freezing minimum temperatures is evident across most of Canada except for coastal British Columbia, southern Ontario and Quebec and most of the Atlantic Provinces. Normal minimum...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • ZIP
    • other
  • January Mean Daily Minimum Temperatures

    The map shows the mean daily minimum temperatures for January. January marks the depths of winter across Canada and, with the exception of the coastal parts of southern Vancouver Island, below freezing minimum temperatures are the norm. The deep freeze is particularly evident near Baker Lake in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • April Mean Daily Maximum Temperatures

    The map shows the mean daily maximum temperatures for April. Below-freezing maximum temperatures in April are restricted to northern Canada and the extreme northern portions of Ontario and Quebec adjacent to Hudson Bay. Lengthening days and strengthening sunshine bring about a moderation in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • ZIP
    • other
  • April Mean Daily Minimum Temperatures

    The map shows the mean daily minimum temperatures for April. Minimum temperatures in April are below freezing for most of Canada. Minimum temperatures in April are below freezing for most of Canada. Only extreme southern Ontario, extreme southern Nova Scotia and coastal British Columbia have...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • July Mean Daily Maximum Temperatures

    The map shows the mean daily maximum temperatures for July. Maximum temperatures in July are above freezing across all of Canada except for high elevations on Ellesmere Island. Maximum temperatures exceed 25ºC in the valley bottoms of southern British Columbia, across the southern Prairies, in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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