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

April weather forecast and climate
Iqaluit, Canada

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

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature significantly increases, from an arctic cold -18.3°C (-0.9°F) in March, to a freezing cold -9.4°C (15.1°F). In April, the average low-temperature is -18.9°C (-2°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Iqaluit is 72.8%.

Rainfall

Months with rainfall in Iqaluit are April through November. 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. Throughout the year, in Iqaluit, there are 51.7 rainfall days, and 197.2mm (7.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Sea temperature

In Iqaluit, the average seawater temperature in April is -1°C (30.2°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 Iqaluit, Canada, the average length of the day is 15.1h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 7.2h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Iqaluit is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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 temperature in April in Iqaluit?

The average high-temperature, in April, is -9.4°C (15.1°F), while the average low-temperature is -18.9°C (-2°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Iqaluit?

The average relative humidity in April is 72.8%.

When does it start to rain in Iqaluit?

April is the first month it rains. 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.

When does it snow the most in Iqaluit?

April is the month with the most snowfall in Iqaluit. Snow falls for 13.4 days and accumulates 315mm (12.4") of snow.

How cold is the water in April in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, Canada, the average seawater temperature in April 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.

What is the average length of the day in April in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, the average length of the day in April 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?

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents 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).