Average Sunshine in Nunavut for February





The tables below give February 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 February 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 February sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
41 Baker Lake 98 19
47 Coral Harbour 112 22

Eastern Nunavut

This section covers Baffin Island and the Melville Peninsula.

Average amount of sunshine in February
% Sun Place Hours Days
30 Cape Dorset 72 18
35 Igloolik 72 20
39 Iqaluit 94 20
0 Pond Inlet 0 0

Western Nunavut

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

February sunshine averages
% Sun Place Hours Days
35 Cambridge Bay 74 19
35 Kugluktuk 77 18

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 February
% Sun Place Hours Days
0 Alert 0 0
0 Eureka 0 0
0 Resolute 0 0
Reference

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

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