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

February weather forecast and climate
Cape Dorset, Canada

February, the last month of the winter, in Cape Dorset, is another life-threatening cold month, with average temperature varying between -22.2°C (-8°F) and -28.7°C (-19.7°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of -22.2°C (-8°F) and an average low-temperature of -28.7°C (-19.7°F), February is the coldest month.

Humidity

February is the least humid month in Cape Dorset, with an average relative humidity of 68%.

Rainfall

In Cape Dorset, Canada, rain does not fall in January through March, November and December.

Snowfall

January through December are months with snowfall in Cape Dorset. In Cape Dorset, during February, snow falls for 14.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 242mm (9.5") of snow. In Cape Dorset, during the entire year, snow falls for 143.6 days, and aggregates up to 2906mm (114.4") of snow.

Sea temperature

January through April, with an average sea temperature of -2°C (28.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In Cape Dorset, Canada, the average length of the day in February is 8.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February is 2.6h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 0 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Cape Dorset?

With an average high-temperature of -22.2°C (-8°F) and an average low-temperature of -28.7°C (-19.7°F), February is the coldest month in Cape Dorset.

What is the temperature in February in Cape Dorset?

In Cape Dorset, in February, the average high-temperature is -22.2°C (-8°F), and the average low-temperature is -28.7°C (-19.7°F).

What is the least humid month in Cape Dorset?

February is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 68%.

What is the average humidity in February in Cape Dorset?

The average relative humidity in February in Cape Dorset is 68%.

What is the driest month in Cape Dorset?

January through March, November and December are months without rainfall.

How many days does it snow in February in Cape Dorset?

In Cape Dorset, Canada, during February, snow falls for 14.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 242mm (9.5") 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, Canada.

What is the sea temperature in February in Cape Dorset?

In February, the average sea temperature in Cape Dorset 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.

What is the average length of the day in February in Cape Dorset?

In February, the average length of the day in Cape Dorset is 8.6h.

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

The average sunshine in February in Cape Dorset is 2.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Cape Dorset?

Months with the lowest UV index in Cape Dorset, Canada, are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

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

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average high temperature in February: -22.2°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 February: -28.7°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 February - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average humidity in February: 68%

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

Average rainfall in February - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average rainfall in February: 0mm

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 February - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in February: 0 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 February - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average snowfall in February: 242mm

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

Average snowfall days in February - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in February: 14.5 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 February - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in February: -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 February / Average sunshine in February - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average daylight in February: 8.6h

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 February: 2.6h

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 February - Cape Dorset, Canada
  • Average UV index in February: 0

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).