Gjoa Haven
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Gjoa Haven, Canada

December, the first month of the winter, in Gjoa Haven, is a dangerously cold month, with average temperature ranging between min -33.1°C (-27.6°F) and max -26.6°C (-15.9°F).

Temperature

In Gjoa Haven, Canada, the average high-temperature in December decreases, from a polar cold -19°C (-2.2°F) in November, to a dangerously cold -26.6°C (-15.9°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is -33.1°C (-27.6°F).

Humidity

In Gjoa Haven, the average relative humidity is 66.7%.

Rainfall

In Gjoa Haven, Canada, rain does not fall in January through April, November and December.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Gjoa Haven are January through December.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of -1.8°C (28.8°F), December is the month with the coldest seawater in Gjoa Haven. For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Gjoa Haven is December, with an average of 0.1h of daylight.

What is the temperature in December in Gjoa Haven?

In December, in Gjoa Haven, Canada, the average high-temperature is -26.6°C (-15.9°F), and the average low-temperature is -33.1°C (-27.6°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Gjoa Haven?

The average relative humidity in December is 66.7%.

What is the driest month in Gjoa Haven?

January through April, November and December are months without rainfall in Gjoa Haven.

How much does it snow in Gjoa Haven in December?

In Gjoa Haven, in December, snow falls for 8.2 days, with typically accumulated 104mm (4.1") of snow.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Gjoa Haven?

December is the month with the coldest seawater in Gjoa Haven, with an average sea temperature of -1.8°C (28.8°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the sea temperature in December in Gjoa Haven?

In Gjoa Haven, the average seawater temperature in December is -1.8°C (28.8°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 month with the shortest days in Gjoa Haven?

December has the shortest days of the year in Gjoa Haven, Canada, with an average of 0.1h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Gjoa Haven have in December?

In Gjoa Haven, Canada, the average length of the day in December is 0.1h.
Average temperature in December - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average high temperature in December: -26.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (12.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-30.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -33.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (3.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-37.1°C).

Average humidity in December - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average humidity in December: 66.7%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (87.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (62.6%).

Average rainfall in December - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average rainfall in December: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (27.9mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, February, March, April, November and December (0mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in December: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (10.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, March, April, November and December (0 days).

Average snowfall in December - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average snowfall in December: 104mm

The month with the highest snowfall is October (282mm).
The month with the lowest snowfall is July (4mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in December: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is October (14.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is July (0.2 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in December: -1.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (0.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is December (-1.8°C).

Average daylight in December - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average daylight in December: 0.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0.1h).