Average Sunshine in Nunavut for June





The tables below give June 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 June 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 June sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
45 Baker Lake 284 26
42 Coral Harbour 262 26

Eastern Nunavut

This section covers Baffin Island and the Melville Peninsula.

Average amount of sunshine in June
% Sun Place Hours Days
35 Cape Dorset 220 26
41 Igloolik 292 28
32 Iqaluit 200 27
46 Pond Inlet 330 28

Western Nunavut

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

June sunshine averages
% Sun Place Hours Days
41 Cambridge Bay 292 28
52 Kugluktuk 375 28

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 June
% Sun Place Hours Days
46 Alert 333 26
54 Eureka 386 29
41 Resolute 298 28
Reference

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

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