Akulivik Airport

CYKO · Canada

Climate Akulivik Airport 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Akulivik Airport (CYKO) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 50.3 53 59 58 33 44
February 58.2 60 74 61 57 50
March 54.6 47 65 47 57 57
April 45.5 39 58 50 52
May 33.6 11 48 26 29
June 59.3 88 86 22 49
July 70.6 100 69 57 69
August 56.6 72 58 42 66
September 48.8 36 49 51 51
October 38.2 43 10 33 47
November 46.6 33 58 50 42
December 28.9 39 32 38 16
Average 50.3 53.0 51.0 56.8 41.7 49.5

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 67.2 57 79 72 57 55
February 69.1 67 80 77 72 58
March 69.3 63 72 68 77 64
April 69.7 68 76 86 66
May 72.8 62 65 64 79
June 71.6 91 89 39 70
July 78.1 100 77 67 75
August 74.3 89 82 62 84
September 78.5 73 60 82 79
October 73.8 87 65 66 72
November 71.9 70 85 92 57
December 59.7 56 55 60 68
Average 70.9 63.1 75.9 73.9 67.7 68.8

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 -22.8 -19 -18 -25 -19 -20
February -25.4 -23 -31 -26 -20 -25
March -18.8 -15 -17 -19 -21 -19
April -10.3 -9 -9 -7 -10
May -2.7 -1 0 -1 -2
June 6.5 5 12 3 7
July 12.4 13 15 8 15
August 11.0 13 11 9 13
September 7.3 9 11 8 7
October 0.8 -1 1 5 0
November -7.7 -5 -8 -4 -7
December -13.2 -11 -11 -12 -12
Average -8.8 -19.3 -7.7 -6.8 -5.7 -5.7

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 -25.6 -23 -22 -27 -22 -24
February -28.1 -27 -34 -29 -22 -29
March -22.5 -18 -23 -24 -25 -23
April -14.2 -12 -15 -11 -13
May -4.2 -2 -3 -3 -4
June 3.3 2 7 0 4
July 8.8 10 11 5 11
August 8.3 10 8 7 10
September 4.7 6 8 6 4
October -2.8 -3 -1 3 -2
November -10.8 -9 -10 -6 -10
December -16.6 -13 -14 -14 -14
Average -11.7 -23.7 -10.4 -9.5 -7.1 -8.4

51st lowest temperature of Canada

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 65.5 65 76 78 45 63
February 64.5 56 96 80 43 57
March 67.4 70 91 80 54 44
April 58.5 65 68 37 32
May 40.3 47 33 31 15
June 14.4 2 14 19 7
July 10.0 0 10 6 7
August 20.3 6 18 32 2
September 21.0 21 22 19 21
October 34.3 45 55 20 21
November 63.2 70 88 26 60
December 75.1 92 90 61 63
Average 47.0 63.9 53.3 48.4 31.7 30.7

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 11.9 14 12 14 11 12
February 10.9 11 9 11 12 10
March 12.4 13 11 9 13 13
April 13.0 12 14 12 15
May 13.8 14 16 13 14
June 12.6 12 15 14 11
July 11.5 11 12 13 11
August 13.3 10 14 15 11
September 14.3 13 18 15 15
October 13.7 14 17 14 13
November 14.0 15 16 13 13
December 15.0 18 19 16 16
Average 12.9 12.6 12.2 14.0 13.4 12.6

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 291° 142° 149° 085° 246°
February 124° 155° 225° 170° 141°
March 118° 112° 181° 031° 218°
April 050° 109° 052° 081°
May 329° 099° 346° 357°
June 321° 081° 294° 357°
July 291° 351° 256° 308°
August 317° 277° 248° 323°
September 250° 199° 111° 058°
October 252° 205° 194° 168°
November 041° 087° 046° 143°
December 120° 127° 146° 188°

Prevailing wind direction

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