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Gander, Newfoundland Climate & Temperature

  • Gander, Newfoundland, Canada is at 4856'N, 5434'W, 151 m (496 ft). See map.
  • Gander, Newfoundland has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, warm summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Gander, Newfoundland is situated in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4 degrees Celsius (39.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.7 °C (42.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Gander, Newfoundland Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -2.2°C (28°F) on average falling to -10°C (13.9°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 5.5°C (41.9°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -3.1°C (26.5°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 19.7°C (67.5°F) and average low temperatures are 9.1°C (48.4°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 10°C (49.9°F) during the day and lows of 2.2°C (36°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1181.6 mm (46.5 inches) which is equivalent to 1181.6 Litres/m (28.98 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1473 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Gander, Newfoundland you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Albany, Western Australia, Australia where you would find a Mediterranean climate.

Gander, Newfoundland Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (27) -3 (26) 0 (32) 5 (41) 12 (53) 17 (63) 22 (71) 20 (69) 16 (60) 10 (49) 5 (40) -1 (31) 8 (47)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (20) -7 (19) -4 (25) 1 (34) 7 (44) 12 (53) 16 (61) 16 (60) 11 (52) 6 (43) 1 (35) -4 (25) 4 (39)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (13) -12 (11) -8 (18) -3 (27) 2 (35) 6 (43) 11 (51) 11 (51) 7 (44) 2 (36) -2 (29) -8 (19) 0 (31)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 113 (4) 108 (4) 116 (5) 97 (4) 80 (3) 82 (3) 73 (3) 96 (4) 90 (4) 105 (4) 109 (4) 113 (4) 1182 (47)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 20 (65) 19 (67) 19 (61) 17 (57) 15 (48) 14 (47) 13 (42) 15 (48) 14 (47) 17 (55) 18 (60) 19 (61) 200 (55)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 2h 17' 3h 00' 3h 40' 3h 46' 5h 05' 5h 26' 6h 27' 5h 46' 4h 58' 3h 42' 2h 04' 2h 03' 4h 01'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 44' 10h 04' 11h 49' 13h 40' 15h 16' 16h 06' 15h 43' 14h 20' 12h 32' 10h 41' 9h 06' 8h 18' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 27 (73) 30 (70) 32 (68) 28 (72) 34 (66) 34 (66) 42 (58) 41 (59) 40 (60) 35 (65) 23 (77) 25 (75) 34 (66)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 21.2 30.6 41.4 53 61.3 64.5 61.4 53.1 41.6 30.2 21 17.7 41.4

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