Although located at a higher
altitude than the Bylot Island weather station, the weather station
in Nanisvik can provide insight on regional climate in the North
Baffin area. Data on air temperature and precipitation from the
period of 1976 to 2007 was available and have been examined.
The yearly average temperature at Nanisivik is –14.8°C.
The average summer (June-July-August) air temperature is 2.2°C
and average winter (Dec-Jan-Feb) temperature is –28.3°C.
The warmest month of the year in Nanisivk is July, with an average
of 5.0°C and the coldest month of the year is February with
an average –29.8°C.
On average, Nanisivik receives 75 mm of rain and 185 cm of snow
every year. The wettest month of the year is July, which receives
an average 35.3 mm of rain and October, the snowiest month, receives
an average snowfall of 34.9 cm.