Tuktoyaktuk / James Gruben Airport

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Climate Tuktoyaktuk / James Gruben Airport 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Tuktoyaktuk / James Gruben Airport (CYUB) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 70.4 59 56 68 78 75
February 71.5 87 66 82 71 84
March 75.4 78 87 73 75 68
April 69.9 54 68 82 76 59
May 55.2 46 47 40 47 49
June 0 0 0 0
July 64.2 65 50 53 71
August 42.9 28 53 53 58
September 47.9 58 41 52 37
October 45.5 34 63 43 36
November 52.5 63 36 47 65
December 0 0 0 0
Average 59.1 65.3 55.7 59.4 59.5 57.0

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 81.1 67 81 72 91 82
February 80.3 91 82 87 82 93
March 83.7 91 91 86 82 73
April 82.6 80 85 84 82 78
May 64.3 52 54 51 57 69
June 0 0 0 0
July 81.7 68 85 76 77
August 73.5 75 73 80 74
September 72.8 83 69 68 72
October 71.8 61 88 73 67
November 78.9 82 76 76 81
December 0 0 0 0
Average 76.8 79.1 76.8 76.8 76.2 75.2

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 -22.7 -26 -20 -24 -22 -24
February -23.0 -21 -28 -26 -28 -26
March -18.6 -20 -17 -20 -21 -17
April -11.5 -8 -12 -11 -10 -9
May 1.5 -1 5 3 0 1
June 11.5 14 11 13 12
July 16.7 22 17 18 12
August 12.8 15 15 13 14
September 7.3 9 7 8 7
October -2.5 0 -2 0 -3
November -12.8 -9 -10 -12 -12
December -19.4 -15 -19 -22 -20
Average -6.4 -16.8 -3.0 -5.7 -6.9 -6.5

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 -28.3 -33 -27 -29 -27 -29
February -30.2 -27 -34 -33 -35 -33
March -26.6 -27 -25 -27 -29 -27
April -19.4 -15 -20 -20 -19 -17
May -5.4 -4 -2 -3 -6 -6
June 3.2 5 2 4 3
July 9.1 14 10 10 6
August 7.0 9 8 7 7
September 2.4 4 3 3 2
October -6.5 -3 -6 -4 -6
November -17.0 -15 -16 -18 -18
December -25.0 -21 -26 -28 -27
Average -13.9 -22.7 -10.5 -11.2 -12.4 -12.0

34th 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 48.7 57 41 60 45 47
February 40.7 32 40 34 38 44
March 33.4 34 23 33 34 44
April 29.8 30 43 14 24 40
May 21.3 29 16 35 11 39
June 0 0 0 0
July 17.7 0 40 32 15
August 24.1 17 28 18 14
September 21.5 14 20 22 30
October 30.8 39 13 32 43
November 47.2 43 38 45 47
December 0 0 0 0
Average 29.9 33.1 27.0 26.8 26.9 34.9

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 9.3 13 7 11 7 9
February 9.2 8 7 9 9 7
March 9.9 11 10 9 9 11
April 9.2 9 9 7 9 11
May 10.1 9 10 11 10 11
June 0 0 0 0
July 9.3 6 11 10 8
August 9.9 10 9 9 9
September 9.8 9 11 11 10
October 10.0 13 10 7 10
November 9.8 11 9 9 11
December 0 0 0 0
Average 9.7 9.6 9.5 9.5 9.1 10.0

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 268° 078° 278° 120° 312°
February 104° 155° 246° 287° 207°
March 123° 165° 315° 119° 273°
April 023° 028° 183° 014° 255°
May 043° 026° 350° 081° 060°
June 360° 360° 360° 360°
July 040° 284° 198° 269°
August 058° 097° 328° 079°
September 146° 069° 063° 031°
October 294° 138° 115° 322°
November 100° 202° 358° 259°
December 360° 360° 360° 360°

Prevailing wind direction

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