TAF performance measurement results for TAFs issued during September 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 773 832 93% 830 881 94% 69 147 47%
Bathurst CWO 508 567 90% 522 583 89% 31 110 29%
Big Trout Lake NCA 739 787 94% 763 802 95% 51 108 48%
Blanc Sablon CWO 668 758 88% 728 820 89% 78 267 29%
Buttonville CWO 815 900 90% 857 922 93% 27 65 42%
Cartwright CWO 705 747 94% 690 724 95% 71 225 32%
Chapleau CWO 331 360 92% 331 360 92% 39 85 46%
Charlottetown NCH 720 879 82% 905 986 92% 75 126 59%
Chibougamau-Chapais CWO 321 365 88% 345 378 91% 32 53 NSS
Churchill Falls NCA 698 784 89% 765 827 93% 39 79 49%
Deer Lake NCH 727 779 93% 834 855 98% 39 49 NSS
Dorval NCH 1475 1532 96% 1608 1618 99% 11 18 NSS
Dryden NCA 805 856 94% 875 910 96% 56 73 NSS
Earlton NCA 373 401 93% 391 422 93% 22 41 NSS
Fredericton NCA 775 884 88% 911 983 93% 79 136 58%
Gander NCH 649 772 84% 860 962 89% 32 170 19%
Gaspé NCH 657 745 88% 716 801 89% 68 200 34%
Gatineau NCH 367 389 94% 369 394 94% 9 31 NSS
Geraldton CWO 710 789 90% 778 840 93% 97 240 40%
Gore Bay NCA 400 431 93% 408 436 93% 17 28 NSS
Halifax NCH 1031 1199 86% 1313 1457 90% 104 326 32%
Hamilton NCH 847 931 91% 923 988 93% 30 66 45%
Havre St Pierre NCA 726 824 88% 782 885 88% 63 176 36%
Îles de la Madeleine NCH 466 552 84% 498 581 86% 43 105 41%
Inukjuak AWOS/CARS 601 719 84% 656 770 85% 76 234 32%
Ivujivik CARS 116 128 91% 129 141 91% 25 56 NSS
Kapuskasing CWO 722 781 92% 765 832 92% 55 147 38%
Kenora NCH 758 861 88% 803 896 90% 32 112 28%
Kingston NCH 588 632 93% 629 650 97% 8 14 NSS
Kuujjuaq ATS 806 869 93% 934 950 98% 19 21 NSS
Kuujjuarapik CWO 794 844 94% 832 875 95% 65 109 60%
La Grande IV NCA 193 211 92% 211 222 95% 19 27 NSS
La Grande Rivière NCH 673 765 88% 724 819 88% 67 201 33%
London NCH 775 878 88% 856 932 92% 33 90 36%
Marathon CWO 146 168 87% 146 168 87% 5 46 NSS
Mary's Harbour AWOS/CWO 425 502 85% 465 539 86% 39 185 21%
Mirabel NCH 706 780 91% 843 893 94% 9 53 16%
Moncton NCA/NCH 739 830 89% 970 999 97% 28 36 NSS
Mont-Joli NCH 672 783 86% 697 807 86% 95 228 42%
Moosonee NCA 345 377 92% 358 385 93% 11 32 NSS
Muskoka NCA 517 565 91% 529 575 92% 21 44 NSS
Nain CWO 432 445 97% 359 396 91% 36 81 44%
Natashquan AWOS 691 785 88% 757 860 88% 70 196 36%
North Bay NCH 721 878 82% 805 947 85% 54 182 30%
Ottawa NCH 1459 1546 94% 1573 1646 96% 21 59 35%
Peterborough NCA 598 635 94% 613 645 95% 31 52 NSS
Pickle Lake NCA/NCH 382 391 98% 394 400 98% 20 43 NSS
Puvirnituq CARS 155 179 87% 159 183 87% 16 47 NSS
Quaqtaq CARS 114 132 86% 129 142 90% 13 29 NSS
Quebec City ATS 743 830 90% 806 898 90% 33 122 27%
Red Lake NCA/NCH 540 598 90% 571 625 91% 24 66 36%
Roberval CWO 532 558 95% 553 568 97% 8 10 NSS
Rouyn-Noranda NCH 696 844 82% 742 888 84% 92 201 46%
Sable Island AWOS 355 391 91% 355 391 91% 58 129 45%
Saint John NCH 589 707 83% 755 816 93% 54 265 20%
Sarnia NCA 569 586 97% 592 597 99% 9 11 NSS
Sault Ste Marie NCH 824 912 90% 906 969 94% 42 68 62%
Schefferville AWOS 804 873 92% 881 922 96% 46 87 52%
Sept-Îles ATS 689 744 93% 758 807 94% 72 125 58%
Sherbrooke NCA 403 431 94% 420 440 95% 26 39 NSS
Sioux Lookout NCH 772 814 95% 816 853 96% 66 84 NSS
St Anthony NCA 656 774 85% 716 836 86% 96 242 40%
St Catharines NCH 248 250 99% 248 250 99% 2 3 NSS
St Hubert NCA 808 848 95% 860 888 97% 40 57 NSS
St John's NCH 533 680 78% 859 928 93% 55 133 41%
Stephenville CWO 835 867 96% 911 923 99% 25 45 NSS
Sudbury NCH 713 843 85% 793 896 88% 30 119 25%
Sydney CWO 656 777 84% 822 912 90% 69 174 40%
Tasiujaq CARS 125 138 91% 143 147 97% 10 11 NSS
Thunder Bay NCH 704 774 91% 771 841 92% 36 116 31%
Timmins NCH 697 763 91% 795 843 94% 60 114 53%
Toronto City Centre NCA 844 889 95% 896 921 97% 18 30 NSS
Toronto LBPI NCH 1583 1643 96% 1690 1707 99% 3 5 NSS
Val-d'Or NCA/NCH 725 830 87% 888 935 95% 50 76 NSS
Wabush NCH 690 772 89% 856 878 97% 33 44 NSS
Waskaganish CARS 83 85 98% 84 86 98% 5 12 NSS
Waterloo/Wellington NCA 620 672 92% 671 707 95% 16 43 NSS
Wawa CWO 208 227 92% 203 224 91% 17 69 NSS
Wiarton CWO 374 393 95% 386 401 96% 14 19 NSS
Windsor CWO 870 917 95% 913 934 98% 11 36 NSS
Yarmouth NCH 596 669 89% 641 707 91% 97 345 28%
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 799 861 93% 877 917 96% 38 90 42%
Arctic Bay NCH 120 120 100% 91 101 90% 14 18 NSS
Arviat NCA/NCH 767 850 90% 816 879 93% 83 130 64%
Baker Lake CARS 732 837 87% 781 867 90% 50 111 45%
Bella Bella NCA 373 427 87% 332 404 82% 48 125 38%
Brandon NCH 831 866 96% 872 887 98% 19 22 NSS
Buffalo Narrows NCH 377 391 96% 377 391 96% 4 21 NSS
Burwash NCA/NCH 775 874 89% 663 780 85% 76 198 39%
Calgary Intl NCH 1458 1486 98% 1541 1550 99% 9 10 NSS
Cambridge Bay CARS 394 556 71% 458 617 74% 109 448 24%
Campbell River NCH 373 427 87% 399 445 89% 11 23 NSS
Cape Dorset NCA/NCH 635 741 86% 635 741 86% 99 278 35%
Castlegar NCH 416 419 99% 361 373 97% 32 54 NSS
Churchill NCH 863 931 93% 1015 1057 96% 34 59 NSS
Clyde River NCA/NCH 479 587 82% 483 587 82% 103 179 57%
Coral Harbour CARS 624 706 88% 652 720 91% 71 221 32%
Cranbrook NCH 758 780 97% 777 791 98% 18 35 NSS
Dauphin NCA 839 868 97% 853 878 97% 12 27 NSS
Dawson City CARS 391 415 94% 332 396 84% 13 45 29%
Dawson Creek NCA 407 415 98% 409 417 98% 13 16 NSS
Dease Lake NCA 381 392 97% 373 385 97% 11 14 NSS
Deline CARS 135 152 89% 139 155 89% 7 14 NSS
Edmonton Intl NCH 1493 1504 99% 1512 1519 100% 1 4 NSS
Edmonton Muni AWOS 787 791 99% 788 792 99% 3 5 NSS
Estevan CWO 366 399 92% 382 412 93% 5 14 NSS
Eureka CWO 335 407 82% 350 426 82% 41 92 45%
Faro CARS 366 370 99% 351 361 97% 13 20 NSS
Fort Chipewyan NCA 190 199 95% 195 202 97% 12 20 NSS
Fort Good Hope CARS 168 193 87% 174 196 88% 4 8 NSS
Fort McMurray NCA 866 898 96% 915 929 98% 10 17 NSS
Fort McPherson CARS 133 151 88% 133 151 88% 12 33 NSS
Fort Nelson NCH 753 830 91% 836 881 95% 50 89 56%
Fort Simpson CARS 693 789 88% 747 825 91% 30 73 41%
Fort Smith CARS 720 831 87% 784 865 91% 18 73 25%
Fort St John NCH 772 789 98% 790 802 98% 8 19 NSS
Gillam CWO 739 830 89% 784 867 90% 55 115 47%
Gjoa Haven NCA/NCH 569 788 72% 694 874 79% 132 310 43%
Grande Prairie NCH 802 820 98% 821 827 99% 10 11 NSS
Hall Beach NCA/NCH 689 748 92% 716 776 92% 51 236 22%
Hay River CARS 787 866 91% 851 921 92% 17 39 43%
High Level NCA/NCH 791 859 92% 823 880 94% 34 73 47%
Holman CARS 167 179 94% 177 187 94% 4 4 NSS
Igloolik CARS 125 154 81% 127 156 81% 12 56 NSS
Inuvik ATS/NCH 680 869 78% 901 1007 90% 101 178 57%
Iqaluit ATS/AA 787 821 96% 860 873 99% 16 22 NSS
Island Lake CWO 765 782 98% 780 796 98% 14 36 NSS
Kamloops NCH 821 821 100% 808 816 99% 5 6 NSS
Kelowna NCA 809 822 98% 809 822 98% 3 5 NSS
Key Lake NCA 401 440 91% 455 474 96% 6 20 NSS
Kugaaruk CARS 141 160 88% 160 173 93% 9 40 NSS
Kugluktuk CARS 723 826 87% 784 863 91% 60 177 34%
La Ronge ATS 798 824 97% 804 833 97% 17 33 NSS
Lethbridge NCH/AWOS 870 904 96% 931 946 98% 6 12 NSS
Lloydminster NCA/NCH 775 775 100% 776 776 100% 6 6 NSS
Lutselk'e CARS 167 170 98% 168 170 99% 1 3 NSS
Lynn Lake NCA 732 868 84% 794 901 88% 46 92 50%
Mackenzie NCA 569 571 100% 569 571 100% 4 6 NSS
Masset CWO 163 206 79% 173 215 81% 15 47 NSS
Mayo CARS 773 793 97% 732 769 95% 25 39 NSS
Medicine Hat NCA/NCH 825 825 100% 833 833 100% 3 3 NSS
Nanaimo NCH 340 384 88% 346 387 89% 16 29 NSS
Norman Wells NCH 771 837 92% 784 839 93% 51 69 NSS
North Battleford NCA 774 775 100% 780 780 100% 1 1 NSS
Norway House NCA 813 864 94% 858 896 96% 16 27 NSS
Old Crow CARS 308 339 91% 296 336 88% 23 54 NSS
Pangnirtung NCA/NCH 153 154 99% 100 111 90% 20 48 NSS
Paulatuk CARS 136 153 89% 142 159 90% 6 19 NSS
Peace River ATS 773 795 97% 782 807 97% 6 16 NSS
Penticton NCH 789 789 100% 763 770 99% 21 22 NSS
Pond Inlet NCA/NCH 863 883 98% 865 884 98% 29 33 NSS
Port Hardy NCH 687 805 85% 748 870 86% 65 224 29%
Prince Albert ATS 762 804 95% 781 828 94% 6 49 13%
Prince George NCA 800 852 94% 814 859 95% 28 57 NSS
Prince Rupert NCA 669 791 85% 720 836 86% 55 238 23%
Qikiqtarjuaq NCA/NCH 812 884 92% 539 674 80% 171 392 44%
Quesnel NCA 418 449 93% 417 449 93% 21 43 NSS
Rae Lake CARS 135 154 87% 154 163 94% 11 17 NSS
Rankin Inlet NCH 628 780 81% 713 841 85% 43 167 26%
Red Deer ATS 783 798 98% 787 801 98% 4 9 NSS
Regina ATS/AA 788 823 96% 823 850 97% 9 25 NSS
Repulse Bay CARS 110 122 90% 111 123 90% 14 34 NSS
Resolute CARS 550 772 71% 862 965 89% 98 139 71%
Sachs Harbour CARS 136 155 88% 151 165 91% 13 29 NSS
Sandspit NCA 746 810 92% 797 841 95% 23 48 NSS
Saskatoon NCH 756 758 100% 764 764 100% 0 0 NSS
Slave Lake NCA 820 830 99% 822 832 99% 7 12 NSS
Smithers NCA/NCH 379 389 98% 379 389 98% 19 28 NSS
Springbank NCH 410 418 98% 432 435 99% 6 9 NSS
Stony Rapids NCA 749 816 92% 780 842 93% 34 66 52%
Swift Current NCA 799 860 93% 824 880 94% 24 54 45%
Taloyoak CARS 623 730 85% 727 805 90% 74 135 55%
Terrace NCH 765 829 92% 822 868 95% 32 42 NSS
Teslin CARS 376 378 99% 341 374 91% 3 9 NSS
The Pas CWO 714 771 93% 760 790 96% 23 60 NSS
Thompson ATS 761 856 89% 889 924 96% 31 52 NSS
Tofino CWO 313 335 94% 317 337 94% 45 92 NSS
Tuktoyaktuk CARS 210 341 61% 262 384 68% 47 174 27%
Vancouver NCH 1432 1518 94% 1590 1631 97% 19 41 NSS
Victoria NCH 770 825 93% 829 877 95% 17 46 36%
Victoria Harbour ATS 400 437 92% 423 452 94% 14 33 NSS
Watson Lake CARS 770 785 98% 774 787 98% 3 6 NSS
Whitecourt ATS 181 183 99% 183 184 99% 1 2 NSS
Whitehorse NCH 794 825 96% 820 838 98% 5 17 NSS
Williams Lake NCH 766 793 97% 766 793 97% 11 23 NSS
Winnipeg NCH/AA 869 903 96% 924 938 99% 3 9 NSS
Yellowknife NCH 824 896 92% 890 933 95% 21 47 NSS
Yorkton NCA 561 578 97% 570 586 97% 7 19 NSS
*Note: NSS stands for Not Statistically Significant
**Note: N/A stands for Not Applicable