Salluit Airport

CYZG · Quebec, Canada

Climate Salluit Airport 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Kangiqsujuaq (Wakeham Bay) Airport (CYKG) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 74.1 68 84 84 62 75
February 78.2 80 85 85 77 83
March 68.7 48 55 67 80 84
April 63.8 45 65 59 66
May 43.4 41 53 32 49
June 65.3 78 86 52 63
July 70.6 51 45 73 81
August 69.4 73 77 67 81
September 57.6 59 69 47 48
October 55.0 37 47 57 74
November 60.4 61 66 45 66
December 70.8 72 85 73 73
Average 64.4 63.8 60.8 67.8 59.3 69.7

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 90.1 82 96 93 92 94
February 90.6 92 96 96 85 96
March 82.7 67 77 80 91 95
April 80.7 68 79 78 93
May 77.7 79 77 67 93
June 86.1 99 91 84 94
July 83.3 56 68 99 87
August 85.2 93 90 91 86
September 83.9 86 94 70 75
October 82.2 80 87 72 90
November 86.8 81 89 87 90
December 89.5 91 87 91 94
Average 84.0 79.2 83.8 85.6 83.0 89.6

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 -20.1 -17 -21 -23 -14 -19
February -22.0 -20 -27 -24 -14 -23
March -16.9 -13 -13 -15 -18 -16
April -8.0 -7 -9 -6 -8
May -2.6 -1 -1 -1 -1
June 6.2 9 9 4 6
July 11.5 8 10 13 15
August 10.9 12 11 11 12
September 5.5 7 8 4 5
October 0.1 0 1 4 -1
November -7.2 -4 -8 -5 -8
December -13.9 -10 -10 -12 -13
Average -7.8 -17.2 -5.2 -5.4 -3.0 -4.1

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 -22.1 -19 -24 -25 -17 -22
February -25.5 -23 -30 -27 -17 -25
March -18.1 -16 -16 -18 -20 -19
April -12.6 -9 -12 -9 -11
May -4.1 -3 -4 -3 -4
June 2.9 5 5 1 3
July 7.5 5 8 8 10
August 7.1 7 8 8 9
September 2.6 3 5 1 2
October -2.1 -2 -2 1 -3
November -9.4 -6 -10 -7 -10
December -15.6 -13 -12 -14 -16
Average -9.1 -20.8 -8.3 -8.6 -6.2 -7.5

83rd 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 59.9 71 62 53 49 70
February 49.9 40 53 55 51 54
March 54.6 71 66 65 44 39
April 39.0 46 43 36 34
May 34.3 44 35 34 20
June 13.8 4 9 15 11
July 15.7 17 18 13 18
August 21.9 15 24 20 11
September 20.9 7 22 26 32
October 29.1 34 36 20 20
November 49.7 30 68 29 57
December 51.0 30 38 45 66
Average 38.0 59.9 35.6 39.4 30.2 31.3

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 13.2 17 14 13 10 16
February 10.9 10 10 12 12 10
March 11.4 8 10 13 13 12
April 12.6 9 14 11 11
May 13.8 16 14 15 14
June 12.0 13 10 13 11
July 10.6 9 9 12 9
August 13.7 11 12 18 11
September 13.7 12 15 12 15
October 13.6 11 16 14 13
November 13.0 12 16 14 15
December 13.0 12 9 13 16
Average 12.4 10.8 11.7 13.1 13.1 12.3

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 297° 295° 278° 295° 288°
February 290° 284° 283° 272° 298°
March 272° 340° 286° 325° 286°
April 019° 328° 050° 316°
May 330° 335° 020° 308°
June 307° 360° 272° 359°
July 197° 021° 290° 020°
August 255° 282° 241° 334°
September 281° 298° 073° 037°
October 298° 282° 233° 268°
November 280° 299° 322° 271°
December 286° 237° 273° 256°

Prevailing wind direction

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