There’s a small fishing village in Newfoundland that is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the foggiest place in the world. Trepassey, located on the Avalon Peninsula, averages 160 days of fog per year.
Newfoundland’s provincial capital, St. John, north of Trepassey, experiences 124 days of fog per year. St. John is also the rainiest with 60 inches of rain each year. There are a few more unique distinctions for the fishing village. As noted in a previous column, it’s also the snowiest with 1,414.34 inches each year; the windiest with a daily average of 15 mph; the cloudiest with only 1,497 hours of sunshine per year and also records the greatest number of days of freezing rain per year at a record 38.
Fastcast: Late rain.
ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION:
TODAY: Clouding Up (Partly Cloudy Icon) 67/50
MONDAY: Wet (Rain Icon) 72/58
TUESDAY: Clearing (Scattered Showers Icon) 71/46
WEDNESDAY: Breezy (Sunny Icon) 65/44
THURSDAY: Comfortable (Sunny Icon) 67/47
FRIDAY: Dry (Sunny Icon) 70/49