Iqaluit
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Iqaluit, Canada

April is a freezing cold spring month in Iqaluit, Canada, with average temperature fluctuating between -18.9°C (-2°F) and -9.4°C (15.1°F).

Temperature

In Iqaluit, Canada, the average high-temperature soars, from a polar cold -18.3°C (-0.9°F) in March, to a freezing cold -9.4°C (15.1°F). The average low-temperature, is -18.9°C (-2°F).

Humidity

In Iqaluit, Canada, the average relative humidity is 72.8%.

Rainfall

April through November are months with rainfall.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Iqaluit are January through June, August through December. The month with the most snowfall in Iqaluit is April when snow falls for 13.4 days and typically aggregates up to 315mm (12.4") of snow.

Sea temperature

In April, the average sea temperature is -1°C (30.2°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

In Iqaluit, the average length of the day is 15.1h.

Sunshine

In Iqaluit, the average sunshine in April is 7.2h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 2 in April 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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in April in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, Canada, in April, the average high-temperature is -9.4°C (15.1°F), and the average low-temperature is -18.9°C (-2°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, the average relative humidity in April is 72.8%.

When does it start raining in Iqaluit?

April is the first month it rains in Iqaluit. Throughout April, in the average 0.3 rainfall days, it receives 0.2mm (0") of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Iqaluit in April?

In Iqaluit, during April, snow falls for 13.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 315mm (12.4") of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Iqaluit?

The month with the most snowfall in Iqaluit is April when snow falls for 13.4 days and typically aggregates up to 315mm (12.4") of snow.

What is the water temperature in April in Iqaluit?

In April, the average sea temperature in Iqaluit is -1°C (30.2°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

How many hours of daylight does Iqaluit have in April?

In April, the average length of the day is 15.1h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Iqaluit?

The average sunshine in April in Iqaluit, Canada, is 7.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average high temperature in April: -9.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (12.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-23.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: -18.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (4.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-31.7°C).

Average humidity in April - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average humidity in April: 72.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (78.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (64.6%).

Average rainfall in April - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average rainfall in April: 0.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (68.6mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, February, March and December (0mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in April: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, March and December (0 days).

Average snowfall in April - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average snowfall in April: 315mm

The month with the highest snowfall is April (315mm).
The month with the lowest snowfall is July (0mm).

Average snowfall days in April - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in April: 13.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (13.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is July (0.1 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in April: -1°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 and March (-2°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average daylight in April: 15.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 20.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.6h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7.2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.4h).

Average UV index in April - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average UV index in April: 2

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