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Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut Climate & Temperature

  • Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut, Canada is at 7443'N, 9458'W, 64 m (210 ft). See map.
  • Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut has a polar tundra climate with no true summer (Kppen-Geiger classification: ET).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut is situated in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is -16.5 degrees Celsius (2.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 38 °C (68.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 131 mm (5.2 inches) which is equivalent to 131 Litres/m (3.21 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Davis, Antarctica where you would find a Tundra climate.

Qausuittuq/ Resolute, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-18) -30 (-22) -29 (-20) -19 (-2) -8 (18) 2 (36) 7 (45) 5 (41) -3 (27) -12 (10) -21 (-6) -25 (-13) -13 (8)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -32 (-25) -34 (-28) -32 (-26) -23 (-9) -12 (11) 0 (32) 5 (40) 3 (37) -5 (23) -15 (5) -24 (-11) -30 (-21) -17 (2)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -35 (-31) -37 (-35) -35 (-31) -27 (-17) -15 (5) -2 (28) 2 (36) 0 (32) -7 (19) -18 (0) -27 (-17) -34 (-29) -20 (-3)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 3 (0) 4 (0) 3 (0) 6 (0) 7 (0) 10 (0) 25 (1) 30 (1) 15 (1) 16 (1) 6 (0) 6 (0) 131 (5)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 5 (16) 5 (18) 4 (13) 7 (23) 8 (26) 7 (23) 8 (26) 10 (32) 12 (40) 15 (48) 7 (23) 7 (23) 95 (26)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 0h 00' 0h 31' 4h 19' 7h 58' 9h 07' 9h 00' 9h 05' 4h 52' 1h 34' 0h 30' 0h 01' 0h 00' 3h 56'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 0h 50' 4h 11' 11h 33' 18h 03' 0h 43' 0h 50' 0h 50' 21h 26' 13h 55' 7h 21' 0h 51' 0h 50' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). -4.5 5 15.8 27.3 35.6 38.7 35.7 27.3 15.9 4.6 -4.7 -8.1 15.7

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