Climate: The Canadian Shield
The climate of the Canadian Shield is different from the climate in Alberta. In the Canadian Shield , there are short cold winters and long hot summers . In the southern part, there are very cold snowy winters, while the summers are warm and long. The southern part of the Canadian Shield gets lots of rain and snow each year. The Northern part gets very little rain and snow each year. Since the Canadian Shield is so big the temperature changes a lot. In the southern parts of the Canadian Shield such as Ontario the climate stays about the same all year long. The average temperature in the winter is -18*C. In the summer the temperature is 25*C degrees. The southern part has 15 hours of daylight in the sumer and in the winter there is about 8.5 hours of daylight. In the northern part of the Canadian Shield they get 5 hours of daylight in the winter and 24 hours in the summer months.