The climate of Nunavut (Canada)
Nunavut is the youngest province in Canada and largely situated above
the 60th degree of latitude. Mainly Inuit live here. Several national
parks can be found here. Most tourists travel here to enjoy nature and
Inuit culture. Nunavut has a moderate polar climate. Although the
influence of the arctic is strong here it gets somewhat tempered by
the surrounding ocean. This can be noticed because subzero
temperatures donít usually drop below -18 degrees Celsius. Summers are
short with temperatures barely reaching 7 degrees Celsius. This area
has an arctic climate.
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records.
They are an average for Nunavut:
Please, note that local deviations may occur.
hours of sunshine
average days with
= 0-5 mm ●
= 6-30 mm ●
= 31-60 mm ●
= 61-100 mm ●
= 101-200 mm ●
over 200 mm
More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression
of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain
period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather,
extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate
information for each month of the year:
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