Average Sunshine in Nunavut for April





The tables below give April averages for the number of sunny days and hours of sunshine at places in Nunavut.

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

Each place has three measures of sunshine. The number for % Sun is the usual percentage of daylight hours with bright sunshine.

Hours gives the total hours of bright sunshine that's normal this month. Days statistics are for the typical number of days in April with any amount of measurable sunshine. All the data are averages for the years 1981 to 2010.

Southern Nunavut

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

Total April sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
52 Baker Lake 234 26
53 Coral Harbour 240 26

Eastern Nunavut

This section covers Baffin Island and the Melville Peninsula.

Average amount of sunshine in April
% Sun Place Hours Days
48 Cape Dorset 216 26
54 Igloolik 262 28
48 Iqaluit 217 26
59 Pond Inlet 302 28

Western Nunavut

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

April sunshine averages
% Sun Place Hours Days
58 Cambridge Bay 276 28
50 Kugluktuk 233 26

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.

Total average sunshine for April
% Sun Place Hours Days
47 Alert 324 24
54 Eureka 354 27
54 Resolute 292 28
Reference

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

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