August weather forecast and climate
Iqaluit, Canada

What is the temperature in August in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, in August, the average high-temperature is 10.5°C (50.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 3.6°C (38.5°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, Canada, in August, it is raining for 16.7 days, with typically 68.6mm (2.7") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Iqaluit?

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 16.7 days and accumulates 68.6mm (2.7") of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Iqaluit?

August is the first month it typically snows in Iqaluit, Canada. Throughout August, in the average 0.5 snowfall days, it receives 9mm (0.4") of snow.

What month is the sea warmest in Iqaluit?

With an average sea temperature of 3°C (37.4°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater. For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the water temperature in August in Iqaluit?

In August, in Iqaluit, Canada, the average sea temperature is 3°C (37.4°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.
Average temperature in August - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average high temperature in August: 10.5°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 August: 3.6°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 August - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average humidity in August: 72.6%

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 August - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average rainfall in August: 68.6mm

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 August - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.7 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 August - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average snowfall in August: 9mm

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

Average snowfall days in August - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0.5 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 August - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in August: 3°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 August / Average sunshine in August - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average daylight in August: 16.2h

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 August: 5.1h

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 August - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average UV index in August: 3

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).

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