TAF performance measurement results for TAFs issued during February 2013
Canadian Meteorological Aviation Centre/East (Montreal)
Station VFR Category Above IFR Alternate Category Below IFR Alternate Category
Station Station Type Correct Forecasts (hours) Total Forecasts (hours) VFR Reliability Index Correct Forecasts (hours) Total Forecasts (hours) Alternate Reliability Index False Alarms (hours) Total Forecasts (hours) *Below Alternate False Alarm Ratio
Baie Comeau NCA 677 735 92% 731 770 95% 54 100 54%
Bathurst CWO 442 508 87% 451 517 87% 24 156 15%
Big Trout Lake NCA 789 850 93% 815 862 95% 48 71 NSS
Blanc Sablon CWO 671 700 96% 704 719 98% 28 77 NSS
Buttonville CWO 693 805 86% 768 858 90% 61 200 31%
Cartwright CWO 593 655 91% 591 639 93% 49 232 21%
Chapleau CWO 361 413 87% 361 413 87% 32 75 42%
Charlottetown NCH 613 709 87% 728 814 89% 107 250 43%
Chibougamau-Chapais CWO 202 217 93% 203 217 94% 6 10 NSS
Churchill Falls NCA 631 713 88% 655 726 90% 68 185 37%
Deer Lake NCH 660 723 91% 761 804 95% 65 114 57%
Dorval NCH 1172 1306 90% 1468 1525 96% 46 77 60%
Dryden NCA 711 788 90% 828 889 93% 52 113 46%
Earlton NCA 322 380 85% 340 391 87% 40 73 55%
Fredericton NCA 637 698 91% 709 746 95% 81 131 62%
Gander NCH 492 608 81% 847 928 91% 97 187 52%
Gaspé CWO 654 703 93% 667 720 93% 36 150 24%
Gatineau NCH 268 314 85% 283 317 89% 30 97 31%
Geraldton CWO 686 797 86% 749 822 91% 61 138 44%
Gore Bay NCA 325 369 88% 354 382 93% 40 67 NSS
Halifax NCH 1122 1280 88% 1349 1463 92% 83 220 38%
Hamilton NCH 695 767 91% 786 863 91% 58 157 37%
Havre St Pierre NCA 645 678 95% 674 702 96% 90 173 52%
Îles de la Madeleine ATS 344 413 83% 379 462 82% 36 157 23%
Inukjuak AWOS/CARS 573 796 72% 633 832 76% 116 291 40%
Ivujivik CARS 148 158 93% 156 161 97% 8 10 NSS
Kapuskasing CWO 689 800 86% 732 839 87% 54 125 43%
Kenora NCH 652 741 88% 741 825 90% 52 127 41%
Kingston NCH 345 404 85% 403 456 88% 29 72 41%
Kuujjuaq ATS 571 673 85% 740 798 93% 34 108 32%
Kuujjuarapik CWO 663 752 88% 741 811 91% 87 151 58%
La Grande IV NCA 219 237 92% 229 244 94% 15 18 NSS
La Grande Rivière NCH 689 757 91% 705 777 91% 50 89 56%
London NCH 658 763 86% 788 865 91% 83 168 50%
Marathon CWO 146 163 90% 146 163 90% 7 16 NSS
Mary's Harbour AWOS/CWO 454 515 88% 499 542 92% 46 113 41%
Mirabel NCH 627 731 86% 841 892 94% 39 91 43%
Moncton NCA/NCH 623 729 86% 805 901 89% 69 172 40%
Mont-Joli ATS 697 762 91% 756 811 93% 59 144 41%
Moosonee NCA 293 330 89% 327 353 93% 28 58 NSS
Muskoka NCA 327 373 88% 348 386 90% 59 108 55%
Nain CWO 345 379 91% 324 358 91% 23 85 27%
Natashquan AWOS 614 688 89% 658 723 91% 43 120 36%
North Bay NCH 611 757 81% 770 902 85% 92 226 41%
Ottawa NCH 1131 1262 90% 1423 1481 96% 58 95 62%
Peterborough NCA 451 470 96% 477 497 96% 35 80 NSS
Pickle Lake NCH 311 347 90% 341 367 93% 24 59 NSS
Puvirnituq CARS 134 161 83% 140 161 87% 17 26 NSS
Quaqtaq CARS 142 157 91% 145 157 93% 11 16 NSS
Quebec City ATS 692 783 88% 774 847 91% 52 120 43%
Red Lake NCH 458 496 92% 493 530 93% 24 51 NSS
Roberval CWO 311 350 89% 352 380 93% 24 58 NSS
Rouyn-Noranda NCH 633 774 82% 719 817 88% 97 171 57%
Sable Island AWOS 269 348 77% 269 348 77% 39 169 23%
Saint John NCH 658 738 89% 814 847 96% 38 98 39%
Sarnia NCA 331 372 89% 431 459 94% 24 39 NSS
Sault Ste Marie NCH 700 849 82% 837 957 87% 90 200 45%
Schefferville AWOS 609 712 86% 709 798 89% 26 106 24%
Sept-Îles ATS 663 703 94% 709 729 97% 49 68 NSS
Sherbrooke NCA 348 399 87% 393 441 89% 33 61 54%
Sioux Lookout NCH 685 736 93% 741 788 94% 65 136 48%
St Anthony NCA 593 697 85% 655 750 87% 42 161 26%
St Catharines NCH 314 339 93% 327 355 92% 28 76 37%
St Hubert NCA 674 800 84% 833 914 91% 74 138 53%
St John's NCH 557 691 81% 893 1011 88% 89 250 36%
Stephenville CWO 702 778 90% 807 865 93% 65 128 51%
Sudbury CWO 613 757 81% 766 873 88% 45 174 26%
Sydney CWO 616 708 87% 739 816 91% 60 202 30%
Tasiujaq CARS 97 104 93% 99 108 92% 12 36 NSS
Thunder Bay NCH 722 754 96% 792 802 99% 18 34 NSS
Timmins NCH 669 799 84% 828 903 92% 54 102 53%
Toronto City Centre NCA 738 785 94% 865 891 97% 42 87 NSS
Toronto LBPI CWO 1256 1335 94% 1517 1582 96% 46 104 44%
Val-d'Or NCA/NCH 662 797 83% 851 932 91% 45 86 52%
Wabush NCH 722 798 91% 824 894 92% 21 58 37%
Waskaganish CARS 88 92 96% 94 96 98% 8 12 NSS
Waterloo/Wellington NCA 487 560 87% 588 658 89% 53 108 49%
Wawa CWO 184 204 90% 180 202 89% 9 35 NSS
Wiarton CWO 263 328 80% 289 341 85% 66 132 50%
Windsor CWO 723 774 94% 835 885 94% 51 127 40%
Yarmouth NCH 642 728 88% 744 823 90% 68 157 43%
Canadian Meteorological Aviation Centre/West (Edmonton)
Station VFR Category Above IFR Alternate Category Below IFR Alternate Category
Station Station Type Correct Forecasts (hours) Total Forecasts (hours) Reliability Index Correct Forecasts (hours) Total Forecasts (hours) Alternate Reliability Index Incorrect Forecasts (hours) Total Forecasts (hours) *Below Alternate False Alarm Ratio
Abbotsford NCH 683 749 91% 734 794 92% 34 72 47%
Arctic Bay NCH 110 125 88% 107 121 88% 4 10 NSS
Arviat NCA/NCH 600 689 87% 624 696 90% 79 215 37%
Baker Lake CARS 690 738 93% 714 759 94% 64 142 45%
Bella Bella NCA 379 423 89% 315 387 81% 60 115 52%
Brandon NCH 724 811 89% 828 912 91% 30 79 37%
Buffalo Narrows NCH 361 413 88% 376 421 89% 39 68 NSS
Burwash NCA/NCH 733 792 93% 603 702 86% 50 148 34%
Calgary Intl NCH 1320 1430 92% 1530 1576 97% 27 39 NSS
Cambridge Bay CARS 497 645 77% 604 705 86% 63 186 34%
Campbell River ATS 249 346 72% 356 402 88% 32 68 46%
Cape Dorset NCA/NCH 622 777 80% 622 777 80% 135 269 50%
Castlegar ATS 367 371 99% 282 322 88% 35 74 48%
Churchill NCH 674 742 91% 745 784 95% 24 45 NSS
Clyde River NCA/NCH 599 688 87% 602 690 87% 98 252 39%
Coral Harbour CARS 602 688 88% 635 714 89% 42 114 37%
Cranbrook NCH 685 686 100% 691 691 100% 0 0 NSS
Dauphin NCA 741 818 91% 767 828 93% 48 84 57%
Dawson City CARS 269 316 85% 240 298 81% 28 59 48%
Dawson Creek NCA 345 348 99% 346 348 99% 12 16 NSS
Dease Lake NCA 311 358 87% 298 342 87% 24 42 NSS
Deline CARS 284 298 96% 284 298 96% 10 19 NSS
Edmonton Intl NCH 1319 1393 95% 1487 1514 98% 20 31 NSS
Edmonton Muni AWOS 758 859 88% 837 909 92% 23 42 54%
Estevan CWO 331 377 88% 353 396 89% 38 75 51%
Eureka CWO 331 348 95% 331 348 95% 6 16 NSS
Faro CARS 153 161 95% 142 150 95% 14 17 NSS
Fort Chipewyan NCA 162 193 84% 189 212 89% 21 28 NSS
Fort Good Hope CARS 205 208 98% 207 208 100% 0 0 NSS
Fort McMurray NCA 719 792 91% 829 867 96% 35 44 NSS
Fort McPherson CARS 128 134 96% 128 134 96% 9 13 NSS
Fort Nelson NCH 706 736 96% 751 769 98% 4 13 NSS
Fort Simpson CARS 701 824 85% 749 852 88% 32 79 40%
Fort Smith CARS 675 800 84% 749 851 88% 34 62 55%
Fort St John NCH 714 752 95% 752 772 97% 8 15 NSS
Gillam CWO 695 739 94% 745 766 97% 11 20 NSS
Gjoa Haven NCA/NCH 445 657 68% 483 673 72% 123 365 34%
Grande Prairie ATS 747 792 94% 780 813 96% 16 50 NSS
Hall Beach NCA/NCH 476 612 78% 540 643 84% 107 362 30%
Hay River CARS 692 770 90% 780 812 96% 12 17 NSS
High Level NCA/NCH 676 797 85% 723 818 88% 51 124 41%
Holman CARS 230 263 87% 232 263 88% 5 14 NSS
Igloolik CARS 117 141 83% 117 141 83% 15 30 NSS
Inuvik ATS/AA 700 783 89% 769 821 94% 26 47 NSS
Iqaluit ATS/AA 689 758 91% 791 813 97% 36 111 32%
Island Lake CWO 697 735 95% 729 754 97% 22 36 NSS
Kamloops ATS 710 743 96% 627 671 93% 17 122 14%
Kelowna NCA 718 789 91% 718 789 91% 22 58 38%
Key Lake NCA 282 348 81% 400 435 92% 15 41 NSS
Kugaaruk CARS 165 190 87% 169 193 87% 16 29 NSS
Kugluktuk CARS 698 781 89% 715 797 90% 53 114 47%
La Ronge ATS 677 734 92% 718 786 91% 28 78 36%
Lethbridge NCH/AWOS 777 814 95% 807 845 96% 13 31 NSS
Lloydminster NCH/NCA 677 814 83% 732 874 84% 81 211 38%
Lutselk'e CARS 249 249 100% 250 250 100% 0 0 NSS
Lynn Lake NCA 682 737 93% 729 771 95% 46 85 54%
Mackenzie NCA 513 574 89% 513 574 89% 42 75 56%
Masset CWO 312 336 93% 322 342 94% 11 24 NSS
Mayo CARS 709 782 91% 597 723 83% 46 119 38%
Medicine Hat NCH/NCA 766 792 97% 796 806 99% 35 40 NSS
Nanaimo ATS 323 355 91% 350 383 91% 14 31 NSS
Norman Wells NCH 688 694 99% 688 694 99% 14 16 NSS
North Battleford NCA 699 836 84% 772 879 88% 134 219 61%
Norway House NCA 754 824 91% 782 847 92% 39 92 42%
Old Crow CARS 220 299 74% 211 299 71% 25 78 33%
Pangnirtung LWIS/CARS 120 122 99% 108 118 92% 1 8 NSS
Paulatuk CARS 181 182 99% 182 182 100% 0 0 NSS
Peace River ATS 713 772 92% 780 822 95% 37 66 NSS
Penticton NCH 738 767 96% 679 735 92% 35 67 53%
Pond Inlet NCA/NCH 673 776 87% 677 780 87% 64 98 66%
Port Hardy ATS 730 757 96% 792 798 99% 13 14 NSS
Prince Albert ATS 716 794 90% 800 860 93% 40 85 47%
Prince George NCA 660 793 83% 715 824 87% 61 104 59%
Prince Rupert NCA 776 799 97% 847 853 99% 13 13 NSS
Qikiqtarjuaq AWOS/CARS 666 761 88% 565 700 81% 101 213 47%
Quesnel NCA 321 383 84% 319 377 85% 53 120 44%
Rae Lake CARS 251 284 88% 269 294 91% 15 25 NSS
Rankin Inlet ATS 599 693 86% 700 766 91% 42 146 28%
Red Deer ATS 691 738 94% 726 782 93% 33 77 43%
Regina ATS/AA 675 764 88% 828 887 93% 62 114 55%
Repulse Bay CARS 77 91 84% 77 91 84% 4 36 NSS
Resolute CARS 665 708 94% 723 749 97% 34 40 NSS
Sachs Harbour CARS 129 145 89% 129 145 89% 0 4 NSS
Sandspit NCA 837 878 95% 912 923 99% 4 5 NSS
Saskatoon NCH 715 842 85% 880 953 92% 51 102 50%
Slave Lake NCA 785 906 87% 831 929 89% 69 131 53%
Smithers NCH/NCA 331 344 96% 331 344 96% 32 43 NSS
Springbank NCH 378 411 92% 411 433 95% 5 12 NSS
Stony Rapids NCA 777 836 93% 810 849 95% 52 65 NSS
Swift Current NCA 594 838 71% 667 878 76% 103 281 37%
Taloyoak CARS 701 718 98% 707 723 98% 32 56 NSS
Terrace NCH 492 780 63% 723 916 79% 104 239 43%
Teslin CARS 154 165 94% 154 165 94% 6 8 NSS
The Pas CWO 680 745 91% 718 775 93% 43 104 41%
Thompson ATS 722 758 95% 777 797 98% 27 47 NSS
Tofino CWO 278 307 90% 290 318 91% 22 49 NSS
Tuktoyaktuk CARS 319 362 88% 327 369 89% 6 29 NSS
Vancouver CWO 1258 1375 92% 1485 1510 98% 27 35 NSS
Victoria CWO 716 769 93% 834 841 99% 7 8 NSS
Victoria Harbour ATS 309 344 90% 324 361 90% 16 37 NSS
Watson Lake CARS 687 692 99% 705 708 100% 6 7 NSS
Whitecourt ATS 161 181 89% 173 186 93% 5 17 NSS
Whitehorse NCH 747 827 90% 813 864 94% 14 27 NSS
Williams Lake NCH 684 748 91% 687 749 92% 77 122 63%
Winnipeg NCH/AA 661 740 89% 880 917 96% 29 55 NSS
Yellowknife NCH 685 800 86% 845 887 95% 17 25 NSS
Yorkton NCA 524 559 94% 567 591 96% 29 42 NSS
*Note: NSS stands for Not Statistically Significant
**Note: N/A stands for Not Applicable