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

April weather forecast and climate
Iqaluit, Canada

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

In Iqaluit, the average relative humidity is 72.8%.

Rainfall

Months with rainfall are April through November. April is the first month it rains. 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

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall. 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 April, the average sea temperature in Iqaluit 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

The average length of the day in Iqaluit is 15.1h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 7.2h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in April transform into the following instructions:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in April in Iqaluit?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Iqaluit, Canada, is -9.4°C (15.1°F), while the average low-temperature is -18.9°C (-2°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Iqaluit?

In April, the average relative humidity 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.

How many days does it snow in April in Iqaluit?

In April, in Iqaluit, it is snowing for 13.4 days. Throughout April, 315mm (12.4") of snow is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Iqaluit?

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

What is the water temperature in April in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, Canada, the average seawater temperature in April is -1°C (30.2°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.

How many hours of daylight does Iqaluit have in April?

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

How long on average sun shines in April in Iqaluit?

The average sunshine in April in Iqaluit, Canada, is 7.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Iqaluit?

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

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%).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).