Weather in August in Nunavut

Nunavut is a region in Canada. Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in August in Nunavut. Is this month a good time to go to Nunavut? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Nunavut in August?

The weather in Nunavut in August is in general poor. August is a summer month in Nunavut.

August is a month with cold maximum daytime temperatures around 10°C (50°F) and nighttime temperatures around 3°C (37°F) in Iqaluit.

August is a moderate rainy month with an average rainfall around 64mm (2.5inch) in Iqaluit. August can be the wettest month of the year. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 160 hours of sunshine in Iqaluit during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Nunavut.

Where to go in Nunavut in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Nunavut on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Nunavut

What is the weather like in August for the most popular destinonation in Nunavut?

Average weather in Iqaluit

In August Iqaluit generally has cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 10°C (50°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C (37°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
11°C / 52°F 
3°C / 37°F 
214 hours 
58mm / 2.3inch 
12 days 
10°C / 50°F 
3°C / 37°F 
160 hours 
64mm / 2.5inch 
15 days 
4°C / 39°F 
0°C / 32°F 
90 hours 
52mm / 2inch 
14 days 
Climate in Iqaluit

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Is August the best time to go to Nunavut?

In our opinion August is not the best time to visit Nunavut with commonly poor weather in Iqaluit.

On average the best time to visit Nunavut is in July with generally unpleasant weather in Iqaluit. The worst months are January, February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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