April weather forecast and climate
Iqaluit, Canada

Weather in April

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

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature soars, from a polar cold -18.3°C (-0.9°F) in March, to a subzero cold -9.4°C (15.1°F). In April, the average low-temperature is -18.9°C (-2°F).

Humidity

In April, the average relative humidity in Iqaluit, Canada, is 72.8%.

Rainfall

April through November are months with rainfall. April is the first month it rains in Iqaluit. Throughout April, in the average 0.3 rainfall days, it receives 0.2mm (0.01") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 51.7 rainfall days, and 197.2mm (7.76") 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 extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day in Iqaluit, Canada, is 15.1h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 7.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Iqaluit, Canada, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in April 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 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in April in Iqaluit?

The average relative humidity in April in Iqaluit, Canada, is 72.8%.

When does it start raining in Iqaluit?

April is the first month it rains in Iqaluit, Canada. Throughout April, in the average 0.3 rainfall days, it receives 0.2mm (0.01") of precipitation.

What is the snowiest month in Iqaluit?

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

How many days does it snow in April in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, in April, during 13.4 snowfall days, 315mm (12.4") of snow is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in April in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, 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 April, the average length of the day in Iqaluit, Canada, is 15.1h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, Canada, the average sunshine in April is 7.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in April
Iqaluit, Canada

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).

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Average humidity in April
Iqaluit, Canada

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%).

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Average rainfall in April
Iqaluit, Canada

Average rainfall in April - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average rainfall in April: 0.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (68.6mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February, March and December (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
Iqaluit, Canada

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 least rainy days are January, March and December (0 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Iqaluit, Canada

Average snowfall in April - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average snowfall in April: 315mm

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

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Average snowfall days in April
Iqaluit, Canada

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 least snowfall days is July (0.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in April
Iqaluit, Canada

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).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (-2°C).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Iqaluit, Canada

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.6h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.4h).

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Average UV index in April
Iqaluit, Canada

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).

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