Average Sunshine in Nunavut for July

The tables below give July 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 July 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 July sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
53 Baker Lake 327 29
51 Coral Harbour 312 29

Eastern Nunavut

This section covers Baffin Island and the Melville Peninsula.

Average amount of sunshine in July
% Sun Place Hours Days
45 Cape Dorset 274 28
39 Igloolik 288 29
39 Iqaluit 237 27
48 Pond Inlet 360 29

Western Nunavut

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

July sunshine averages
% Sun Place Hours Days
46 Cambridge Bay 334 30
49 Kugluktuk 342 29

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 July
% Sun Place Hours Days
43 Alert 322 27
48 Eureka 360 30
40 Resolute 299 28

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

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