Average Temperatures for Nunavut in August

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Average temperatures for August at hamlets and settlements across Nunavut, Canada are given below.

The tables list the normals for maximum and minimum monthly temperatures, in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit, based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the territory: Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Nunavut.

Southern Nunavut

Communities here are in the Kivalliq Region. Baker Lake and Rankin Inlet are west of Hudson Bay, while Coral Harbour is on Southampton Island.

Average August temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
58 41 Baker Lake 14  5
53 38 Coral Harbour 12  4
56 43 Rankin Inlet 13  6

Eastern Nunavut

This section covers Baffin Island and the Melville Peninsula.

Average daily temperatures in August
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
48 37 Cape Dorset   9  3
45 34 Cape Dyer   7  1
43 34 Cape Hooper   6  1
45 34 Clyde River   7  1
44 34 Dewar Lakes   7  1
46 36 Hall Beach   8  2
47 36 Igloolik   8  2
51 38 Iqaluit 11  4
39 31 Nanisivik   4 -1
46 35 Pond Inlet   8  2
43 34 Qikiqtarjuaq   6  1

Western Nunavut

Known as the Kitikmeot Region, these places are on Nunavut's northern mainland and Victoria Island.

August temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
50 39 Cambridge Bay 10  4
56 41 Kugluktuk 13  5
55 41 Lupin 13  5

Northern Nunavut

Resolute is located on Cornwallis Island. Eureka is farther north, on the west side of Ellesmere Island. Alert, on the northern coast of Ellesmere Island is Canada's northernmost weather station.

Average August temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
38 29 Alert   3 -2
42 34 Eureka   5  1
40 32 Resolute   4  0
Reference

Environment Canada. Meteorological Service of Canada. Canadian Climate Normals. 1981-2010 Climate Normals & Averages.

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