Cape Dorset
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Cape Dorset, Canada

April in Cape Dorset, Canada, is a freezing cold spring month, with average temperature ranging between max -9.9°C (14.2°F) and min -17.2°C (1°F).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature rises, from a polar cold -17.5°C (0.5°F) in March, to a subzero cold -9.9°C (14.2°F). In Cape Dorset, the average low-temperature is -17.2°C (1°F).

Humidity

In April, the average relative humidity is 76.9%.

Rainfall

Months with rainfall in Cape Dorset are April through October. April is the first month it rains in Cape Dorset. Throughout April, in the average 0.4 rainfall days, it receives 0.3mm (0") of precipitation. In Cape Dorset, during the entire year, the rain falls for 47.7 days and collects up to 158mm (6.2") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through December. In Cape Dorset, in April, during 14.4 snowfall days, 328mm (12.9") of snow is typically accumulated. In Cape Dorset, Canada, during the entire year, snow falls for 143.6 days, and aggregates up to 2906mm (114.4") of snow.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater in Cape Dorset are January through April, with an average sea temperature of -2°C (28.4°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day is 15.2h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 7.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Cape Dorset is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in April in Cape Dorset?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Cape Dorset, is -9.9°C (14.2°F), while the average low-temperature is -17.2°C (1°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Cape Dorset?

The average relative humidity in April is 76.9%.

When does it start raining in Cape Dorset?

April is the first month it rains in Cape Dorset. Throughout April, in the average 0.4 rainfall days, it receives 0.3mm (0") of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Cape Dorset in April?

In Cape Dorset, Canada, during April, snow falls for 14.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 328mm (12.9") of snow.

What months are the sea coldest in Cape Dorset?

January through April, with an average sea temperature of -2°C (28.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Cape Dorset.

How cold is the water in April in Cape Dorset?

In April, the average sea temperature in Cape Dorset, Canada, is -2°C (28.4°F). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

How many hours of daylight does Cape Dorset have in April?

In April, the average length of the day in Cape Dorset is 15.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cape Dorset have in April?

In Cape Dorset, Canada, the average sunshine in April is 7.2h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Cape Dorset?

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Cape Dorset is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average high temperature in April: -9.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (11.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-22.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: -17.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (3.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-28.7°C).

Average humidity in April - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average humidity in April: 76.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (84.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (68%).

Average rainfall in April - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average rainfall in April: 0.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (52.1mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, February, March, November and December (0mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in April: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (13.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, March and December (0 days).

Average snowfall in April - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average snowfall in April: 328mm

The month with the highest snowfall is November (506mm).
The month with the lowest snowfall is July (2mm).

Average snowfall days in April - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in April: 14.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (19.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is July (0.1 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in April: -2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (-2°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average daylight in April: 15.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 20.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.3h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7.2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.8h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0h).

Average UV index in April - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average UV index in April: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).