December weather forecast and climate
Igloolik, Canada

December, the first month of the winter, in Igloolik, is still a polar cold month, with average temperature varying between -23.4°C (-10.1°F) and -19.6°C (-3.3°F).

Temperature

In Igloolik, the average high-temperature in December decreases, from an extreme cold -14°C (6.8°F) in November, to a polar cold -19.6°C (-3.3°F). In Igloolik, in December, the average low-temperature is -23.4°C (-10.1°F).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 94%.

Rainfall

In Igloolik, in December, during 0.5 rainfall days, 10mm (0.39") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Igloolik, there are 42.8 rainfall days, and 153mm (6.02") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall. In December, it is snowing for 12.7 days. Throughout December, 58mm (2.28") of snow is accumulated. In Igloolik, during the entire year, snow falls for 115.5 days, and aggregates up to 431mm (16.97") of snow.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 0h of daylight.

Sunshine

With an average of 0h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Igloolik are January through March, May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In December, 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 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Igloolik?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Igloolik, Canada, is -19.6°C (-3.3°F), while the average low-temperature is -23.4°C (-10.1°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Igloolik?

The average relative humidity in December in Igloolik, Canada, is 94%.

How many days does it rain in December in Igloolik?

In December, in Igloolik, Canada, the rain falls for 0.5 days. Throughout December, 10mm (0.39") of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Igloolik in December?

In Igloolik, in December, during 12.7 snowfall days, 58mm (2.28") of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Igloolik?

December has the shortest days of the year in Igloolik, with an average of 0h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Igloolik?

In December, the average length of the day is 0h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Igloolik?

With an average of 0h of sunshine, December has the least sunshine of the year in Igloolik.

How many hours of sunshine does Igloolik have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Igloolik, Canada, is 0h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Igloolik?

Months with the lowest UV index in Igloolik are January through March, May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in December in Igloolik?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Igloolik, Canada, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average high temperature in December: -19.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (7.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-25.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -23.4°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 (-29.3°C).

Average pressure in December - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average pressure in December: 1010.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1016.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1007.9mbar).

Average wind speed in December - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average wind speed in December: 17.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (21.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (15.2km/h).

Average humidity in December - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average humidity in December: 94%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (95%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (74%).

Average rainfall in December - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average rainfall in December: 10mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (22mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (3mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in December: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (9.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.3 days).

Average snowfall in December - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average snowfall in December: 58mm

The month with the highest snowfall is October (71mm).
The month with the least snowfall is July (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in December: 12.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is May (14.1 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.1 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average daylight in December: 0h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 0h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0h).

Average sunshine days in December - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in December: 18.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (15.6 days).

Average UV index in December - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are April, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 2).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, May, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in December - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in December: 82

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 82).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 44).

Average visibility in December - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average visibility in December: 8km

The month with the highest visibility is July (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and February (7km).