Cape Parry, N. W. T.

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Climate Cape Parry, N. W. T. 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Paulatuk (Nora Aliqatchialuk Ruben) Airport (CYPC) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 64.7 71 47 73 85 60
February 69.3 64 62 62 85 85
March 75.7 86 79 77 83 61
April 65.2 52 69 60 56
May 64.7 65 56 51 59
June 0 0 0 0
July 58.0 42 67 65 78
August 45.9 41 56 51 45
September 51.6 47 45 72 58
October 57.6 56 58 57 52
November 52.8 45 64 73 53
December 0 0 0 0
Average 62.0 77.3 54.3 61.1 65.9 58.1

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 85.7 82 79 87 96 86
February 81.7 86 83 75 90 89
March 86.3 91 90 89 91 72
April 81.6 77 83 70 80
May 79.8 79 63 77 81
June 0 0 0 0
July 73.8 49 93 83 82
August 70.5 77 69 73 71
September 76.7 77 73 87 83
October 83.2 84 87 80 81
November 80.4 66 86 92 77
December 0 0 0 0
Average 80.5 88.1 78.6 78.5 81.7 78.9

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 -25 -20 -26 -21 -23
February -23.1 -20 -27 -26 -27 -25
March -19.2 -21 -19 -18 -22 -21
April -13.6 -14 -10 -11 -11
May 0.4 5 3 -3 -1
June 7.5 11 7 9 8
July 13.2 18 18 14 10
August 10.7 12 13 11 11
September 5.7 8 6 8 5
October -2.1 1 -3 0 -3
November -12.7 -9 -9 -12 -14
December -19.3 -13 -22 -23 -19
Average -8.0 -22.1 -5.6 -6.1 -7.3 -8.7

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 -26.1 -29 -24 -30 -26 -27
February -28.4 -24 -31 -32 -32 -31
March -24.1 -27 -24 -26 -27 -25
April -18.2 -19 -18 -17 -14
May -5.5 0 -1 -8 -7
June 2.7 6 2 3 3
July 8.3 13 12 7 6
August 7.0 9 8 6 8
September 2.4 5 3 3 2
October -5.7 -1 -6 -2 -5
November -16.7 -13 -13 -15 -18
December -23.0 -17 -25 -27 -24
Average -13.6 -27.1 -9.6 -11.5 -12.7 -12.8

38th 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 48.0 40 49 56 31 76
February 47.8 36 45 57 34 41
March 43.4 33 32 51 30 62
April 42.4 41 40 52 55
May 18.3 12 16 20 41
June 0 0 0 0
July 7.4 0 20 4 7
August 20.6 21 12 23 10
September 22.1 19 29 18 14
October 32.8 31 32 29 55
November 61.0 60 54 36 76
December 0 0 0 0
Average 33.7 34.5 29.6 34.8 28.6 39.4

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 8.1 10 8 10 5 7
February 9.9 9 9 10 10 9
March 9.4 8 7 9 9 11
April 8.5 6 10 10 12
May 8.8 9 13 6 10
June 0 0 0 0
July 8.2 6 11 6 11
August 9.6 11 8 10 8
September 10.0 10 10 10 9
October 11.3 13 12 10 15
November 12.6 9 14 11 16
December 0 0 0 0
Average 9.6 8.6 8.9 10.3 9.2 10.6

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 218° 236° 243° 234° 235°
February 214° 216° 225° 232° 205°
March 202° 248° 237° 211° 241°
April 273° 243° 231° 239°
May 211° 172° 077° 278°
June 360° 360° 360° 360°
July 002° 003° 034° 217°
August 287° 275° 277° 013°
September 230° 337° 141° 254°
October 260° 238° 177° 253°
November 175° 199° 199° 224°
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.