Average Sunshine in Nunavut for September

The tables below give September 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 September 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 September sunshine
% Sun Place Hours Days
23 Baker Lake 90 21
28 Coral Harbour 110 21

Eastern Nunavut

This section covers Baffin Island and the Melville Peninsula.

Average amount of sunshine in September
% Sun Place Hours Days
22 Cape Dorset 87 20
22 Igloolik 87 19
22 Iqaluit 88 21
22 Pond Inlet 90 19

Western Nunavut

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

September sunshine averages
% Sun Place Hours Days
18 Cambridge Bay 72 22
23 Kugluktuk 91 21

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 September
% Sun Place Hours Days
22 Alert 111 19
21 Eureka 98 20
14 Resolute 59 15

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

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