Nunavut climate guide

Temperature in Nunavut (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
-23°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-23
-24°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-24
-20°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-20
-11°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-11
-2°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-2
6°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Nunavut (Iqaluit)6
11°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Nunavut (Iqaluit)11
9°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Nunavut (Iqaluit)9
4°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Nunavut (Iqaluit)4
-3°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-3
-10°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-10
-19°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-19
Min temperature (night-time)
-31°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-31
-33°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-33
-30°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-30
-21°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-21
-9°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-9
-1°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-1
3°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Nunavut (Iqaluit)3
3°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Nunavut (Iqaluit)3
-1°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-1
-9°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-9
-18°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-18
-27°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-27
Sea temperature
-2°C sea temperature in January in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-2
-2°C sea temperature in February in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-2
-2°C sea temperature in March in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-2
-2°C sea temperature in April in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-2
-2°C sea temperature in May in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-2
-2°C sea temperature in June in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-2
-2°C sea temperature in July in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-2
-2°C sea temperature in August in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-2
-2°C sea temperature in September in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-2
-2°C sea temperature in October in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-2
-2°C sea temperature in November in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-2
-2°C sea temperature in December in Nunavut (Iqaluit)-2

Sunshine & Daylight in Nunavut

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
6 hours of daylight per day in January in Nunavut (Iqaluit)6
9 hours of daylight per day in February in Nunavut (Iqaluit)9
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Nunavut (Iqaluit)12
15 hours of daylight per day in April in Nunavut (Iqaluit)15
18 hours of daylight per day in May in Nunavut (Iqaluit)18
21 hours of daylight per day in June in Nunavut (Iqaluit)21
19 hours of daylight per day in July in Nunavut (Iqaluit)19
16 hours of daylight per day in August in Nunavut (Iqaluit)16
13 hours of daylight per day in September in Nunavut (Iqaluit)13
10 hours of daylight per day in October in Nunavut (Iqaluit)10
7 hours of daylight per day in November in Nunavut (Iqaluit)7
5 hours of daylight per day in December in Nunavut (Iqaluit)5

Rainfall in Nunavut

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
11 days with some rainfall in January in Nunavut (Iqaluit)11
11 days with some rainfall in February in Nunavut (Iqaluit)11
11 days with some rainfall in March in Nunavut (Iqaluit)11
12 days with some rainfall in April in Nunavut (Iqaluit)12
12 days with some rainfall in May in Nunavut (Iqaluit)12
11 days with some rainfall in June in Nunavut (Iqaluit)11
12 days with some rainfall in July in Nunavut (Iqaluit)12
15 days with some rainfall in August in Nunavut (Iqaluit)15
14 days with some rainfall in September in Nunavut (Iqaluit)14
16 days with some rainfall in October in Nunavut (Iqaluit)16
14 days with some rainfall in November in Nunavut (Iqaluit)14
12 days with some rainfall in December in Nunavut (Iqaluit)12
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
22 mm monthly rainfall in January in Nunavut (Iqaluit)22
21 mm monthly rainfall in February in Nunavut (Iqaluit)21
20 mm monthly rainfall in March in Nunavut (Iqaluit)20
25 mm monthly rainfall in April in Nunavut (Iqaluit)25
27 mm monthly rainfall in May in Nunavut (Iqaluit)27
36 mm monthly rainfall in June in Nunavut (Iqaluit)36
59 mm monthly rainfall in July in Nunavut (Iqaluit)59
62 mm monthly rainfall in August in Nunavut (Iqaluit)62
49 mm monthly rainfall in September in Nunavut (Iqaluit)49
40 mm monthly rainfall in October in Nunavut (Iqaluit)40
33 mm monthly rainfall in November in Nunavut (Iqaluit)33
21 mm monthly rainfall in December in Nunavut (Iqaluit)21

More climate for Nunavut

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
No UV (maximum) index in January in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0
No UV (maximum) index in February in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in March in Nunavut (Iqaluit)1
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in April in Nunavut (Iqaluit)2
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in May in Nunavut (Iqaluit)4
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in June in Nunavut (Iqaluit)4
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in July in Nunavut (Iqaluit)4
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in August in Nunavut (Iqaluit)3
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in September in Nunavut (Iqaluit)2
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in October in Nunavut (Iqaluit)1
No UV (maximum) index in November in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0
No UV (maximum) index in December in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0
No heat & humidity in February in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0
No heat & humidity in March in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0
No heat & humidity in April in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0
No heat & humidity in May in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0
No heat & humidity in June in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0
No heat & humidity in July in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0
No heat & humidity in August in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0
No heat & humidity in September in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0
No heat & humidity in October in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0
No heat & humidity in November in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0
No heat & humidity in December in Nunavut (Iqaluit)0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Nunavut, represented by Iqaluit, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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