Kangiqsujuaq
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Kangiqsujuaq, Canada

October, the same as September, in Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, is another subzero cold autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max -1°C (30.2°F) and min -6°C (21.2°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from a wintry 5°C (41°F) in September, to a freezing cold -1°C (30.2°F). In October, the average low-temperature is -6°C (21.2°F).

Rainfall

In October, in Kangiqsujuaq, the rain falls for 17 days. Throughout October, 41mm (1.6") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 149 rainfall days, and 401mm (15.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Kangiqsujuaq, the average seawater temperature is 1°C (33.8°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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 10h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Kangiqsujuaq is 2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
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 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.

What is the temperature in October in Kangiqsujuaq?

In Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, in October, the average high-temperature is -1°C (30.2°F), and the average low-temperature is -6°C (21.2°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Kangiqsujuaq?

In Kangiqsujuaq, in October, during 17 rainfall days, 41mm (1.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in October in Kangiqsujuaq?

In October, the average sea temperature is 1°C (33.8°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 October in Kangiqsujuaq?

The average length of the day in October is 10h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Kangiqsujuaq?

The average sunshine in October is 2h.

How high is the UV index in October in Kangiqsujuaq?

In Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average high temperature in October: -1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (11°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-21°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: -6°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-29°C).

Average rainfall in October - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average rainfall in October: 41mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (60mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February and March (17mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in October: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March, April and June (10 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in October: 1°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (-2°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average daylight in October: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 2h

Months with most sunshine are April and July (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 1).

Average UV index in October - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average UV index in October: 1

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).