Departures of temperature and precipitation from 1961 to 1990 normal, by Canada and climatic regions

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Data on the annual mean, and seasonal mean temperature departures from normal and precipitation percentage departure from normal are now available. Departures from normal are defined as departures from the 1961 to 1990 normal in Celsius degrees (temperature) and percentage departure (precipitation).

These data are housed in the Adjusted and Homogenized Canadian Climate Data archives held by Environment Canada.

Available without charge in CANSIM: table CANSIM table153-0103.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number survey number7531.

For more information, contact Statistics Canada's National Contact Centre (toll-free 1-800-263-1136; 613-951-8116;

For analytical information, or to enquire about the concepts, methods or data quality of this release, contact Jeff Fritzsche (613-951-2812;, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division.