February weather forecast and climate
Iqaluit, Canada

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter, in Iqaluit, is also a dangerously cold month, with average temperature ranging between min -31.7°C (-25.1°F) and max -23.3°C (-9.9°F).

Temperature

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.

Humidity

The least humid month in Iqaluit is February, with an average relative humidity of 64.6%.

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Iqaluit, Canada, are January through June, August through December. In Iqaluit, during February, snow falls for 11.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 210mm (8.27") of snow. In Iqaluit, during the entire year, snow falls for 113.4 days, and aggregates up to 2293mm (90.28") of snow.

Sea temperature

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Iqaluit is 3.4h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Iqaluit are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 0 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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Iqaluit?

February is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of -23.3°C (-9.9°F) and an average low-temperature of -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 in Iqaluit.

What is the average humidity in February 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 February, in Iqaluit, it is snowing for 11.6 days. Throughout February, 210mm (8.27") of snow is accumulated.

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, Canada.

How cold is the water in February in Iqaluit?

In February, the average sea temperature is -2°C (28.4°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 February?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Iqaluit have in February?

The average sunshine in February in Iqaluit, Canada, is 3.4h.

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

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Iqaluit, Canada.

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 hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Iqaluit, Canada

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).

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Average humidity in February
Iqaluit, Canada

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%).

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Average rainfall in February
Iqaluit, Canada

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

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 February
Iqaluit, Canada

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

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Average snowfall in February
Iqaluit, Canada

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

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 February
Iqaluit, Canada

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 least snowfall days is July (0.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Iqaluit, Canada

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

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

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

  • Average sunshine in February: 3.4h

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 February
Iqaluit, Canada

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).

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