Cape Race, Nfld

CWRA · Canada

Climate Cape Race, Nfld 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Cape Race, Nfld (CWRA) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
February 0.0 0 0 0
March 0.0 0 0 0
April 0.0 0 0
May 0.0 0 0 0
June 0.0 0 0 0
July 0.0 0 0 0
August 0.0 0 0 0
September 0.0 0 0 0
October 0.0 0 0 0 0
November 0.0 0 0 0
December 0.0 0 0 0 0
Average

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 mi or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
February 0.0 0 0 0
March 0.0 0 0 0
April 0.0 0 0
May 0.0 0 0 0
June 0.0 0 0 0
July 0.0 0 0 0
August 0.0 0 0 0
September 0.0 0 0 0
October 0.0 0 0 0 0
November 0.0 0 0 0
December 0.0 0 0 0 0
Average

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 3⅛ mi or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 1.2 0 3 2 3 0
February 0.5 1 -1 2
March 1.2 3 2 2
April 2.8 5 5
May 4.4 6 8 8
June 8.8 10 12 13
July 11.8 17 17 16
August 12.1 17 19 19
September 11.0 17 17 17
October 8.6 13 14 11 12
November 5.9 6 8 9
December 2.6 4 4 3 3
Average 5.8 1.0 8.2 9.4 11.5 6.0

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January -3.1 -5 -2 -4 -1 -6
February -4.8 -3 -8 -5
March -3.9 -2 -3 -4
April -1.6 -1 0
May 0.7 1 2 3
June 4.2 5 7 6
July 7.3 12 11 10
August 8.7 13 14 13
September 7.3 10 13 11
October 4.3 7 7 6 6
November 1.0 0 2 3
December -2.5 -2 1 -3 -2
Average 1.4 -4.1 2.6 3.7 5.8 0.1

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
February 0.0 0 0 0
March 0.0 0 0 0
April 0.0 0 0
May 0.0 0 0 0
June 0.0 0 0 0
July 0.0 0 0 0
August 0.0 0 0 0
September 0.0 0 0 0
October 0.0 0 0 0 0
November 0.0 0 0 0
December 0.0 0 0 0 0
Average

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 15.8 17 16 18 18 0
February 18.4 19 18 18
March 14.9 15 6 16
April 13.1 0 15
May 10.6 10 11 15
June 12.1 13 17 13
July 11.1 10 21 12
August 10.5 10 18 13
September 11.1 11 16 13
October 11.9 14 21 15 0
November 15.1 16 25 15
December 14.1 16 17 17 18
Average 12.2 17.2 11.0 17.5 13.8 2.4

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 284° 255° 222° 011° 360°
February 312° 303° 242°
March 264° 337° 244°
April 360° 278°
May 244° 233° 242°
June 015° 350° 234°
July 238° 360° 228°
August 215° 360° 248°
September 274° 360° 227°
October 001° 360° 332° 251°
November 349° 359° 219°
December 257° 045° 256° 008°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.