TAF performance measurement results for TAFs issued during January 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 770 853 90% 854 933 92% 66 173 38%
Bathurst CWO 591 606 97% 598 612 98% 19 42 NSS
Big Trout Lake NCA 786 872 90% 817 891 92% 101 189 53%
Blanc Sablon CWO 749 782 96% 774 805 96% 25 126 20%
Buttonville CWO 853 956 89% 907 982 92% 74 227 33%
Cartwright CWO 802 849 94% 800 846 95% 93 183 51%
Chapleau CWO 324 384 84% 324 384 84% 43 119 36%
Charlottetown NCH 817 895 91% 901 961 94% 64 114 56%
Chibougamau-Chapais CWO 187 220 85% 191 222 86% 9 24 NSS
Churchill Falls NCA 688 786 88% 726 812 89% 119 266 45%
Deer Lake NCH 750 879 85% 941 993 95% 81 108 75%
Dorval CWO 1479 1590 93% 1717 1740 99% 22 27 NSS
Dryden NCA 715 845 85% 854 933 92% 60 127 48%
Earlton NCA 349 404 86% 369 424 87% 54 97 55%
Fredericton NCA 743 774 96% 800 841 95% 46 133 35%
Gander NCH 684 774 88% 872 920 95% 30 80 37%
Gaspé CWO 843 864 98% 857 880 97% 17 58 NSS
Gatineau NCH 334 372 90% 350 386 91% 21 83 25%
Geraldton CWO 840 943 89% 870 991 88% 59 180 33%
Gore Bay NCA 320 385 83% 344 396 87% 34 103 33%
Halifax NCH 1338 1481 90% 1583 1688 94% 55 179 31%
Hamilton NCH 823 872 94% 902 953 95% 50 130 39%
Havre St Pierre NCA 731 810 90% 793 888 89% 46 235 20%
Îles de la Madeleine ATS 438 517 85% 530 594 89% 62 133 47%
Inukjuak AWOS/CARS 657 818 80% 713 837 85% 86 251 34%
Ivujivik CARS 187 197 95% 190 199 96% 11 20 NSS
Kapuskasing CWO 759 880 86% 817 931 88% 68 175 39%
Kenora ATS 723 856 84% 818 929 88% 41 174 24%
Kingston NCH 420 456 92% 472 495 95% 26 44 NSS
Kuujjuaq ATS 738 827 89% 899 931 97% 56 88 NSS
Kuujjuarapik CWO 684 878 78% 739 916 81% 104 275 38%
La Grande IV NCA 161 219 74% 185 239 78% 42 86 49%
La Grande Rivière NCH 690 848 81% 782 901 87% 121 219 55%
London NCH 723 862 84% 872 984 89% 52 220 23%
Marathon CWO 161 181 89% 161 181 89% 15 46 NSS
Mary's Harbour AWOS/CWO 588 639 92% 620 654 95% 57 90 NSS
Mirabel NCH 747 835 90% 903 977 92% 35 105 34%
Moncton NCA/NCH 800 854 94% 954 984 97% 35 50 NSS
Mont-Joli ATS 825 905 91% 898 985 91% 90 196 46%
Moosonee NCA 361 409 88% 401 451 89% 19 62 31%
Muskoka NCA 289 364 79% 312 384 81% 47 163 29%
Nain CWO 378 411 92% 328 387 85% 49 113 43%
Natashquan AWOS 681 775 88% 752 843 89% 74 206 36%
North Bay NCH 698 824 85% 852 964 88% 77 254 30%
Ottawa NCH 1356 1460 93% 1637 1705 96% 38 113 34%
Peterborough NCA 505 575 88% 540 595 91% 59 119 50%
Pickle Lake NCH 379 428 88% 399 444 90% 22 74 29%
Puvirnituq CARS 133 163 82% 133 167 80% 9 38 NSS
Quaqtaq CARS 104 118 89% 105 119 88% 11 39 NSS
Quebec City ATS 739 834 89% 803 899 89% 71 219 32%
Red Lake NCH 522 566 92% 545 582 94% 35 80 44%
Roberval CWO 388 427 91% 406 449 91% 12 46 26%
Rouyn-Noranda NCH 666 784 85% 722 831 87% 73 258 28%
Sable Island AWOS 280 330 85% 280 330 85% 41 177 23%
Saint John NCH 701 732 96% 802 832 96% 35 113 31%
Sarnia NCA 389 434 89% 425 477 89% 22 52 42%
Sault Ste Marie NCH 723 906 80% 900 1055 85% 88 272 32%
Schefferville AWOS 668 823 81% 823 935 88% 110 200 55%
Sept-Îles ATS 734 779 94% 781 845 92% 57 171 33%
Sherbrooke NCA 489 533 92% 534 565 94% 32 46 NSS
Sioux Lookout ATS 704 819 86% 791 881 90% 63 159 40%
St Anthony NCA 753 988 76% 854 1080 79% 116 300 39%
St Catharines NCH 369 375 98% 373 384 97% 24 46 NSS
St Hubert NCA 834 925 90% 934 1000 93% 46 75 62%
St John's NCH 735 807 91% 911 956 95% 63 181 35%
Stephenville CWO 788 910 87% 947 1036 91% 126 187 67%
Sudbury CWO 717 870 82% 873 1007 87% 68 248 27%
Sydney CWO 754 837 90% 901 975 92% 35 129 27%
Tasiujaq CARS 127 133 95% 128 135 95% 7 32 NSS
Thunder Bay NCH 801 870 92% 885 942 94% 72 131 55%
Timmins NCH 744 839 89% 916 1000 92% 45 133 34%
Toronto City Centre NCA 870 948 92% 947 1042 91% 54 128 42%
Toronto LBPI CWO 1402 1474 95% 1582 1658 95% 39 112 35%
Val-d'Or NCA/NCH 715 831 86% 861 959 90% 71 195 37%
Wabush ATS 786 847 93% 891 929 96% 44 120 36%
Waskaganish CARS 112 115 97% 112 115 97% 5 17 NSS
Waterloo/Wellington NCA 520 594 88% 599 691 87% 38 126 30%
Wawa CWO 195 232 84% 192 226 85% 24 88 27%
Wiarton CWO 274 382 72% 290 387 75% 69 163 42%
Windsor CWO 850 917 93% 957 1008 95% 56 106 53%
Yarmouth NCH 727 842 86% 848 961 88% 98 233 42%
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 716 839 85% 812 919 88% 51 131 39%
Arctic Bay NCH 130 140 93% 130 140 93% 0 2 NSS
Arviat NCA/NCH 622 747 83% 671 768 87% 114 297 38%
Baker Lake CARS 705 745 95% 718 757 95% 69 211 33%
Bella Bella NCA 355 441 80% 300 421 71% 38 134 28%
Brandon NCH 852 932 91% 980 1041 94% 60 109 55%
Buffalo Narrows NCH 336 418 80% 343 420 82% 28 101 27%
Burwash NCA/NCH 735 836 88% 626 723 87% 58 213 27%
Calgary Intl NCH 1487 1594 93% 1676 1726 97% 11 39 29%
Cambridge Bay CARS 695 791 88% 786 857 92% 52 121 43%
Campbell River ATS 192 300 64% 293 383 77% 38 140 27%
Cape Dorset NCA/NCH 711 837 85% 711 837 85% 94 178 53%
Castlegar ATS 361 370 98% 200 236 85% 76 170 45%
Churchill NCH 752 874 86% 868 962 90% 43 126 34%
Clyde River NCA/NCH 646 739 87% 652 739 88% 52 202 26%
Coral Harbour CARS 794 818 97% 794 818 97% 19 31 NSS
Cranbrook NCH 747 825 91% 789 859 92% 18 56 32%
Dauphin NCA 836 927 90% 889 949 94% 96 146 66%
Dawson City CARS 303 366 83% 300 364 83% 17 42 40%
Dawson Creek NCA 425 476 89% 435 481 90% 40 53 NSS
Dease Lake NCA 318 391 81% 282 353 80% 72 126 57%
Deline CARS 257 299 86% 266 309 86% 15 46 NSS
Edmonton Intl NCH 1475 1563 94% 1657 1684 98% 26 37 NSS
Edmonton Muni AWOS 826 925 89% 899 965 93% 45 95 47%
Estevan CWO 380 423 90% 395 439 90% 46 87 53%
Eureka CWO 389 389 100% 394 394 100% 0 0 NSS
Faro CARS 172 186 92% 166 180 92% 8 18 NSS
Fort Chipewyan NCA 195 235 83% 206 244 85% 20 37 NSS
Fort Good Hope CARS 118 130 91% 125 132 95% 4 4 NSS
Fort McMurray NCA 868 995 87% 1018 1089 94% 54 86 63%
Fort McPherson CARS 140 154 91% 140 154 91% 5 13 NSS
Fort Nelson NCH 781 824 95% 846 868 97% 24 28 NSS
Fort Simpson CARS 752 848 89% 819 893 92% 19 49 39%
Fort Smith CARS 747 892 84% 833 940 89% 35 70 50%
Fort St John NCH 780 846 92% 827 878 94% 18 35 NSS
Gillam CWO 745 826 90% 797 862 92% 26 62 43%
Gjoa Haven NCA/NCH 620 756 82% 658 774 85% 112 238 47%
Grande Prairie ATS 812 877 93% 874 927 94% 34 61 55%
Hall Beach NCA/NCH 656 825 80% 684 835 82% 98 221 44%
Hay River CARS 792 856 93% 885 916 97% 20 28 NSS
High Level NCA/NCH 725 873 83% 788 911 87% 71 129 55%
Holman CARS 283 304 93% 289 308 94% 8 13 NSS
Igloolik CARS 122 138 89% 125 139 90% 10 14 NSS
Inuvik ATS/AA 685 829 83% 770 885 87% 52 94 55%
Iqaluit ATS/AA 708 759 93% 768 820 94% 28 120 23%
Island Lake CWO 778 845 92% 850 893 95% 30 51 NSS
Kamloops ATS 842 924 91% 454 651 70% 88 337 26%
Kelowna NCA 803 897 90% 803 897 90% 46 102 45%
Key Lake NCA 328 444 74% 469 527 89% 26 54 49%
Kugaaruk CARS 150 175 86% 150 175 86% 1 13 NSS
Kugluktuk CARS 730 811 90% 749 817 92% 69 124 56%
La Ronge ATS 777 837 93% 812 872 93% 45 99 46%
Lethbridge NCH/AWOS 915 960 95% 961 996 97% 30 53 NSS
Lloydminster NCH/NCA 843 967 87% 890 989 90% 82 164 50%
Lutselk'e CARS 288 288 100% 291 291 100% 8 8 NSS
Lynn Lake NCA 774 863 90% 827 896 92% 64 95 68%
Mackenzie NCA 531 621 86% 531 621 86% 74 116 64%
Masset CWO 292 349 84% 327 375 87% 20 53 39%
Mayo CARS 737 794 93% 706 764 92% 81 116 70%
Medicine Hat NCH/NCA 827 892 93% 876 914 96% 51 77 NSS
Nanaimo ATS 278 393 71% 302 423 71% 36 118 31%
Norman Wells NCH 799 832 96% 799 832 96% 67 85 NSS
North Battleford NCA 796 899 89% 836 924 90% 67 162 41%
Norway House NCA 770 875 88% 820 913 90% 63 118 54%
Old Crow CARS 294 363 81% 278 356 78% 44 93 48%
Pangnirtung LWIS/CARS 146 148 99% 142 146 98% 1 2 NSS
Paulatuk CARS 204 216 94% 217 221 98% 13 14 NSS
Peace River ATS 757 881 86% 868 928 94% 60 93 64%
Penticton NCH 871 926 94% 449 632 71% 84 342 25%
Pond Inlet NCA/NCH 744 806 92% 744 806 92% 45 69 65%
Port Hardy ATS 713 813 88% 842 892 94% 33 45 NSS
Prince Albert ATS 818 935 88% 934 1006 93% 39 80 49%
Prince George NCA 722 888 81% 822 961 86% 73 130 56%
Prince Rupert NCA 758 815 93% 846 882 96% 25 42 NSS
Qikiqtarjuaq AWOS/CARS 775 818 95% 648 749 87% 69 116 60%
Quesnel NCA 346 438 79% 345 434 79% 74 184 40%
Rae Lake CARS 331 339 98% 339 341 99% 11 12 NSS
Rankin Inlet ATS 561 668 84% 631 738 86% 52 221 24%
Red Deer ATS 744 827 90% 815 867 94% 57 106 54%
Regina ATS/AA 741 882 84% 891 1011 88% 65 187 35%
Repulse Bay CARS 116 145 80% 116 145 80% 3 19 NSS
Resolute CARS 749 811 92% 793 835 95% 15 39 NSS
Sachs Harbour CARS 138 154 89% 139 156 89% 2 29 NSS
Sandspit NCA 858 938 92% 969 1013 96% 24 32 NSS
Saskatoon NCH 785 873 90% 888 974 91% 50 104 48%
Slave Lake NCA 860 1049 82% 885 1059 84% 70 144 49%
Smithers NCH/NCA 366 426 86% 366 426 86% 29 71 41%
Springbank NCH 399 440 91% 448 469 95% 10 17 NSS
Stony Rapids NCA 848 981 87% 897 1006 89% 83 137 60%
Swift Current NCA 828 1026 81% 879 1056 83% 108 260 42%
Taloyoak CARS 814 837 97% 828 847 98% 34 41 NSS
Terrace NCH 514 817 63% 717 951 75% 140 291 48%
Teslin CARS 182 187 97% 157 181 87% 5 17 NSS
The Pas CWO 695 814 85% 756 861 88% 37 138 27%
Thompson ATS 774 805 96% 836 858 97% 21 35 NSS
Tofino CWO 294 330 89% 313 342 91% 33 52 NSS
Tuktoyaktuk CARS 357 403 89% 369 416 89% 31 55 NSS
Vancouver CWO 1139 1364 83% 1472 1581 93% 39 152 26%
Victoria CWO 720 856 84% 865 975 89% 28 113 25%
Victoria Harbour ATS 366 404 90% 423 449 94% 24 42 NSS
Watson Lake CARS 781 812 96% 841 853 99% 24 31 NSS
Whitecourt ATS 175 204 86% 202 219 92% 13 29 NSS
Whitehorse NCH 762 846 90% 859 904 95% 20 49 NSS
Williams Lake NCH 811 893 91% 814 896 91% 64 103 61%
Winnipeg NCH/AA 780 899 87% 989 1041 95% 12 60 20%
Yellowknife NCH 797 845 94% 871 898 97% 7 42 NSS
Yorkton NCA 591 682 87% 697 763 91% 46 76 61%
*Note: NSS stands for Not Statistically Significant
**Note: N/A stands for Not Applicable