TAF performance measurement results for TAFs issued during November 2012
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 783 828 95% 827 865 96% 41 52 NSS
Bathurst CWO 573 583 98% 585 593 99% 13 33 NSS
Big Trout Lake NCA 650 810 80% 700 839 84% 133 316 42%
Blanc Sablon CWO 694 826 84% 772 889 87% 108 268 40%
Buttonville CWO 780 848 92% 813 869 94% 29 107 27%
Cartwright CWO 704 769 92% 689 750 92% 86 236 36%
Chapleau CWO 373 409 91% 373 409 91% 35 56 NSS
Charlottetown NCH 737 795 93% 814 864 94% 36 79 46%
Chibougamau-Chapais CWO 335 392 86% 356 412 86% 35 79 44%
Churchill Falls NCA 590 764 77% 690 842 82% 124 295 42%
Deer Lake NCH 806 914 88% 963 1015 95% 35 59 60%
Dorval CWO 1457 1473 99% 1501 1501 100% 0 0 NSS
Dryden NCA 720 851 85% 920 988 93% 74 122 61%
Earlton NCA 383 398 96% 400 413 97% 25 40 NSS
Fredericton NCA 779 820 95% 852 879 97% 48 65 NSS
Gander NCH 606 686 88% 777 908 86% 48 236 20%
Gaspé CWO 757 809 93% 779 840 93% 28 95 29%
Gatineau NCH 379 393 96% 390 396 99% 14 18 NSS
Geraldton CWO 669 835 80% 750 892 84% 83 244 34%
Gore Bay NCA 349 395 88% 369 400 92% 16 34 NSS
Halifax NCH 1186 1308 91% 1417 1515 94% 52 180 29%
Hamilton NCH 770 840 92% 819 882 93% 36 136 26%
Havre St Pierre NCA 693 785 88% 732 817 90% 76 230 33%
Îles de la Madeleine ATS 475 520 91% 524 564 93% 28 80 36%
Inukjuak AWOS/CARS 744 904 82% 798 952 84% 121 262 46%
Ivujivik CARS 148 157 94% 153 163 94% 21 28 NSS
Kapuskasing CWO 735 833 88% 769 862 89% 82 205 40%
Kenora ATS 653 840 78% 810 946 86% 69 190 36%
Kingston NCH 399 404 99% 414 415 100% 3 4 NSS
Kuujjuaq ATS 712 797 89% 898 927 97% 37 71 NSS
Kuujjuarapik CWO 657 767 86% 731 834 88% 173 323 54%
La Grande IV NCA 153 196 78% 175 213 82% 39 60 NSS
La Grande Rivière NCH 604 755 80% 645 784 82% 162 374 43%
London NCH 757 851 89% 880 929 95% 45 131 34%
Marathon CWO 150 177 85% 150 177 85% 9 24 NSS
Mary's Harbour AWOS/CWO 495 533 93% 520 569 91% 46 182 25%
Mirabel NCH 763 794 96% 833 835 100% 1 1 NSS
Moncton NCA/NCH 702 758 93% 822 873 94% 47 83 57%
Mont-Joli ATS 793 862 92% 821 886 93% 31 68 46%
Moosonee NCA 343 379 91% 394 414 95% 35 52 NSS
Muskoka NCA 413 477 87% 441 495 89% 29 48 NSS
Nain CWO 419 469 89% 340 404 84% 48 158 30%
Natashquan AWOS 658 726 91% 694 748 93% 39 108 36%
North Bay CWO 738 813 91% 850 915 93% 72 134 54%
Ottawa NCH 1435 1489 96% 1544 1552 99% 6 23 NSS
Peterborough NCA 568 593 96% 583 601 97% 18 38 NSS
Pickle Lake NCH 321 407 79% 378 456 83% 35 131 26%
Puvirnituq CARS 129 158 82% 138 158 87% 29 48 NSS
Quaqtaq CARS 154 165 93% 161 181 89% 21 40 NSS
Quebec City ATS 808 823 98% 838 845 99% 4 6 NSS
Red Lake NCH 434 581 75% 558 658 85% 52 119 43%
Roberval CWO 389 389 100% 390 390 100% 0 0 NSS
Rouyn-Noranda ATS 716 805 89% 766 857 89% 69 182 38%
Sable Island AWOS 320 354 90% 320 354 90% 27 109 25%
Saint John NCH 720 811 89% 907 912 99% 19 26 NSS
Sarnia NCA 428 449 95% 439 452 97% 7 15 NSS
Sault Ste Marie NCH 775 887 87% 849 943 90% 38 96 39%
Schefferville AWOS 649 816 80% 829 962 86% 95 191 50%
Sept-Îles ATS 689 728 95% 726 778 93% 51 146 35%
Sherbrooke NCA 385 402 96% 417 425 98% 6 11 NSS
Sioux Lookout ATS 709 875 81% 889 982 91% 66 122 55%
St Anthony NCA 713 792 90% 783 867 90% 76 237 32%
St Catharines NCH 384 395 97% 394 406 97% 4 8 NSS
St Hubert NCA 785 808 97% 811 825 98% 11 16 NSS
St John's NCH 569 662 86% 748 907 82% 63 306 21%
Stephenville CWO 834 853 98% 890 909 98% 20 28 NSS
Sudbury CWO 688 805 85% 855 923 93% 39 170 23%
Sydney CWO 595 679 88% 680 787 86% 75 245 31%
Tasiujaq CARS 137 147 93% 150 152 99% 9 14 NSS
Thunder Bay NCH 765 808 95% 816 866 94% 27 93 29%
Timmins NCH 744 847 88% 900 959 94% 43 85 50%
Toronto City Centre NCA 796 823 97% 856 871 98% 41 58 NSS
Toronto LBPI CWO 1457 1503 97% 1532 1564 98% 29 63 NSS
Val-d'Or NCA/ATS 706 858 82% 860 990 87% 74 155 47%
Wabush ATS 674 819 82% 884 988 90% 76 154 49%
Waskaganish CARS 102 110 93% 109 116 94% 9 16 NSS
Waterloo/Wellington NCA 527 582 91% 590 622 95% 25 54 NSS
Wawa CWO 201 226 89% 199 221 90% 16 32 NSS
Wiarton CWO 324 381 85% 346 399 87% 19 45 42%
Windsor CWO 800 833 96% 840 874 96% 20 62 NSS
Yarmouth NCH 752 829 91% 828 887 93% 46 81 56%
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 738 830 89% 797 881 91% 21 51 41%
Arctic Bay NCH 133 141 94% 128 139 92% 4 6 NSS
Arviat NCA/NCH 669 772 87% 696 793 88% 91 285 32%
Baker Lake CARS 816 850 96% 845 874 97% 58 102 NSS
Bella Bella NCA 424 437 97% 392 428 92% 33 47 NSS
Brandon ATS 710 820 87% 878 982 89% 103 231 45%
Buffalo Narrows NCH 273 365 75% 282 370 76% 41 150 27%
Burwash NCA/NCH 716 786 91% 550 659 83% 78 201 39%
Calgary Intl NCH 1241 1350 92% 1547 1651 94% 72 175 41%
Cambridge Bay CARS 638 810 79% 828 922 90% 78 148 53%
Campbell River ATS 265 345 77% 371 444 83% 37 89 42%
Cape Dorset NCA/NCH 671 812 83% 671 812 83% 145 278 52%
Castlegar ATS 350 388 90% 233 259 90% 70 185 38%
Churchill NCH 648 747 87% 799 873 91% 75 175 43%
Clyde River AWOS/CARS 723 864 84% 780 902 86% 82 238 35%
Coral Harbour CARS 648 783 83% 681 807 84% 76 239 32%
Cranbrook NCH 751 813 92% 805 843 95% 31 50 NSS
Dauphin NCA 775 866 89% 831 914 91% 120 234 51%
Dawson City CARS 333 339 98% 319 337 95% 11 15 NSS
Dawson Creek NCA 358 412 87% 379 418 91% 42 65 NSS
Deline CARS 294 306 96% 294 306 96% 8 10 NSS
Edmonton Intl NCH 1238 1372 90% 1643 1700 97% 32 71 45%
Edmonton Muni AWOS 708 870 81% 859 994 86% 87 217 40%
Estevan CWO 301 351 86% 330 388 85% 55 123 45%
Eureka CWO 376 376 100% 376 376 100% 1 1 NSS
Faro CARS 161 172 94% 152 165 92% 12 15 NSS
Fort Chipewyan NCA 206 247 84% 244 267 92% 13 19 NSS
Fort Good Hope CARS 276 309 89% 280 311 90% 10 18 NSS
Fort McMurray NCA 789 884 89% 929 975 95% 42 62 NSS
Fort McPherson CARS 174 177 98% 174 177 98% 2 2 NSS
Fort Nelson NCH 645 751 86% 764 811 94% 41 66 NSS
Fort Simpson CARS 754 851 89% 823 911 90% 53 98 53%
Fort Smith CARS 722 840 86% 814 909 90% 46 101 46%
Fort St John ATS 699 850 82% 838 915 92% 41 88 46%
Gillam CWO 739 838 88% 833 922 90% 81 193 42%
Gjoa Haven AWOS/CARS 612 812 75% 701 876 80% 175 308 57%
Grande Prairie ATS 740 840 88% 900 975 92% 64 147 43%
Hall Beach NCA/NCH 573 757 76% 688 822 84% 93 260 36%
Hay River CARS 791 900 88% 911 967 94% 43 67 64%
High Level NCA/NCH 693 816 85% 747 870 86% 91 186 49%
Holman CARS 195 256 76% 204 256 80% 18 36 NSS
Igloolik CARS 145 171 84% 154 178 86% 10 21 NSS
Inuvik ATS/AA 742 884 84% 856 954 90% 45 88 51%
Iqaluit ATS/AA 735 830 89% 858 916 94% 46 100 46%
Island Lake CWO 664 803 83% 821 910 90% 43 123 35%
Kamloops ATS 895 909 98% 650 768 85% 36 162 22%
Kelowna NCA 859 912 94% 859 912 94% 25 44 NSS
Key Lake NCA 286 351 81% 436 477 91% 31 64 NSS
Kugaaruk CARS 175 184 95% 178 186 95% 14 21 NSS
Kugluktuk CARS 741 837 88% 808 881 92% 77 131 59%
La Ronge ATS 707 800 88% 788 876 90% 84 163 51%
Lethbridge NCH/AWOS 723 807 90% 824 907 91% 48 146 33%
Lloydminster NCH/NCA 609 743 82% 690 839 82% 81 323 25%
Lutselk'e CARS 213 247 86% 220 251 88% 24 35 NSS
Lynn Lake NCA 650 756 86% 739 820 90% 78 207 38%
Mackenzie NCA 506 576 88% 506 576 88% 77 120 64%
Masset CWO 302 362 83% 326 379 86% 8 26 NSS
Mayo CARS 675 720 94% 649 704 92% 55 102 54%
Medicine Hat NCH/NCA 682 775 88% 764 833 92% 115 205 56%
Nanaimo ATS 326 400 81% 344 414 83% 28 76 37%
Norman Wells NCH 745 791 94% 746 791 94% 37 81 45%
North Battleford NCA 745 890 84% 807 942 86% 121 263 46%
Norway House NCA 691 845 82% 758 898 84% 104 240 43%
Old Crow CARS 353 372 95% 340 368 92% 17 22 NSS
Pangnirtung LWIS/CARS 115 126 91% 96 104 92% 17 62 NSS
Paulatuk CARS 137 200 69% 163 220 74% 27 40 NSS
Peace River ATS 652 801 81% 765 884 87% 59 156 38%
Penticton NCH 846 849 100% 634 735 86% 55 120 46%
Pond Inlet AWOS/CARS 726 825 88% 743 840 88% 61 132 46%
Port Hardy ATS 769 818 94% 833 841 99% 16 19 NSS
Prince Albert ATS 772 845 91% 892 957 93% 21 62 33%
Prince George NCA 696 847 82% 804 925 87% 72 151 48%
Prince Rupert NCA 788 814 97% 840 853 98% 17 20 NSS
Qikiqtarjuaq AWOS/CARS 755 838 90% 595 731 81% 132 237 56%
Quesnel NCA 346 416 83% 340 410 83% 37 95 39%
Rae Lake CARS 272 291 94% 278 297 94% 11 26 NSS
Rankin Inlet ATS 658 727 91% 745 798 93% 72 202 36%
Red Deer ATS 662 757 87% 752 835 90% 76 222 34%
Regina ATS/AA 642 803 80% 829 983 84% 120 289 41%
Repulse Bay CARS 165 197 84% 169 200 85% 20 38 NSS
Resolute CARS 729 848 86% 886 955 93% 70 129 54%
Sachs Harbour CARS 84 149 56% 96 161 60% 16 63 25%
Sandspit NCA 864 969 89% 998 1053 95% 42 66 64%
Saskatoon NCH 698 838 83% 955 1022 93% 41 116 35%
Slave Lake NCA 719 830 87% 785 882 89% 103 169 61%
Smithers NCH/NCA 348 381 91% 348 381 91% 43 71 NSS
Springbank NCH 355 406 88% 412 467 88% 30 81 37%
Stony Rapids NCA 797 868 92% 861 904 95% 67 86 NSS
Swift Current NCA 569 675 84% 598 756 79% 68 351 19%
Taloyoak CARS 643 728 88% 670 755 89% 92 159 58%
Terrace ATS 611 838 73% 778 937 83% 90 180 50%
Teslin CARS 148 155 95% 135 149 90% 16 31 NSS
The Pas CWO 682 830 82% 759 893 85% 73 191 38%
Thompson ATS 674 753 90% 774 843 92% 39 104 37%
Tofino CWO 303 320 95% 328 339 97% 38 49 NSS
Tuktoyaktuk CARS 309 377 82% 336 401 84% 23 99 24%
Vancouver CWO 1383 1494 93% 1592 1609 99% 16 20 NSS
Victoria CWO 789 897 88% 914 965 95% 33 49 NSS
Victoria Harbour ATS 369 396 93% 394 415 95% 13 26 NSS
Watson Lake CARS 677 720 94% 742 760 98% 27 33 NSS
Whitecourt ATS 149 170 87% 168 204 82% 11 54 21%
Whitehorse ATS 699 827 85% 827 891 93% 39 82 47%
Williams Lake ATS 765 895 86% 791 908 87% 47 108 43%
Winnipeg ATS/AA 764 916 83% 1085 1141 95% 51 75 68%
Yellowknife ATS 758 878 86% 902 959 94% 22 45 50%
Yorkton NCA 477 577 83% 551 640 86% 69 170 41%
*Note: NSS stands for Not Statistically Significant
**Note: N/A stands for Not Applicable