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

February weather forecast and climate
Iqaluit, Canada

February, the last month of the winter, in Iqaluit, is another life-threatening cold month, with average temperature varying between -23.3°C (-9.9°F) and -31.7°C (-25.1°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is February, with an average high-temperature of -23.3°C (-9.9°F) and an average low-temperature of -31.7°C (-25.1°F).

Humidity

February is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 64.6%.

Rainfall

In Iqaluit, Canada, rain does not fall in January through March and December.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall. In Iqaluit, Canada, during 11.6 snowfall days, 210mm (8.3") of snow is typically accumulated. In Iqaluit, during the entire year, snow falls for 113.4 days, and aggregates up to 2293mm (90.3") of snow.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater are January through March, with an average sea temperature of -2°C (28.4°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 February, the average length of the day is 8.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February is 3.4h.

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 reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 0 transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Iqaluit?

With an average high-temperature of -23.3°C (-9.9°F) and an average low-temperature of -31.7°C (-25.1°F), February is the coldest month.

What is the temperature in February in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, in February, the average high-temperature is -23.3°C (-9.9°F), and the average low-temperature is -31.7°C (-25.1°F).

What is the least humid month in Iqaluit?

With an average relative humidity of 64.6%, February is the least humid month.

What is the average humidity in February in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, the average relative humidity in February is 64.6%.

What is the driest month in Iqaluit?

January through March and December are months without rainfall in Iqaluit.

How many days does it snow in February in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, in February, snow falls for 11.6 days, with typically accumulated 210mm (8.3") of snow.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Iqaluit?

January through March, with an average sea temperature of -2°C (28.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Iqaluit.

What is the water temperature in February in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, the average seawater temperature in February is -2°C (28.4°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 February in Iqaluit?

In February, the average length of the day in Iqaluit is 8.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Iqaluit have in February?

In Iqaluit, Canada, the average sunshine in February is 3.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Iqaluit?

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

What is the UV index intensity in February in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average high temperature in February: -23.3°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 February: -31.7°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 February - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average humidity in February: 64.6%

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 February - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average rainfall in February: 0mm

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 February - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in February: 0.1 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 February - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average snowfall in February: 210mm

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

Average snowfall days in February - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in February: 11.6 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 February - Iqaluit, 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 and March (-2°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average daylight in February: 8.7h

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 February: 3.4h

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 February - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average UV index in February: 0

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).