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Climate and Average Weather Year Round at Inukjuak Airport Canada

At Inukjuak Airport, the summers are cold and mostly cloudy; the winters are short, frigid, snowy, and overcast; and it is windy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from -19°F to 59°F and is rarely below -32°F or above 71°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Inukjuak Airport for warm-weather activities is from mid July to early August.

Climate at Inukjuak Airport

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Inukjuak Airport weather by month. Click on each chart for more information.

The warm season lasts for 3.3 months, from June 10 to September 19, with an average daily high temperature above 46°F. The hottest month of the year at Inukjuak Airport is July, with an average high of 58°F and low of 44°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.0 months, from December 22 to March 20, with an average daily high temperature below 7°F. The coldest month of the year at Inukjuak Airport is February, with an average low of -19°F and high of -5°F.

Average High and Low Temperature at Inukjuak Airport

Average High and Low Temperature at Inukjuak AirportwarmcoldJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec-40°F-40°F-20°F-20°F0°F0°F20°F20°F40°F40°F60°F60°F80°F80°F100°F100°FFeb 6-6°FFeb 6-6°FJul 2359°FJul 2359°F-19°F-19°F46°F46°FJun 1046°FJun 1046°FSep 1946°FSep 1946°FDec 227°FDec 227°FMar 207°FMar 207°F33°F33°F38°F38°F-5°F-5°F-9°F-9°FNowNow
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.
AverageJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High -4°F-5°F5°F21°F36°F49°F58°F56°F47°F37°F25°F10°F
Temp. -10°F-13°F-3°F14°F30°F42°F51°F50°F43°F34°F21°F4°F
Low -16°F-19°F-10°F7°F25°F36°F44°F45°F39°F29°F15°F-3°F

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature at Inukjuak Airport

Average Hourly Temperature at Inukjuak AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfrigidfrigidfreezingfreezingvery coldvery coldcoldcool
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

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At Inukjuak Airport, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year at Inukjuak Airport begins around April 10 and lasts for 6.8 months, ending around November 4.

The clearest month of the year at Inukjuak Airport is June, during which on average the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 37% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around November 4 and lasts for 5.2 months, ending around April 10.

The cloudiest month of the year at Inukjuak Airport is January, during which on average the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 96% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories at Inukjuak Airport

Cloud Cover Categories at Inukjuak AirportclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jun 239%Jun 239%Jan 254%Jan 254%Apr 1021%Apr 1021%Nov 421%Nov 421%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.
FractionJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Cloudier 96%94%89%76%65%63%64%64%67%72%83%91%
Clearer 4%6%11%24%35%37%36%36%33%28%17%9%

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days at Inukjuak Airport varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 5.3 months, from June 4 to November 12, with a greater than 20% chance of a given day being a wet day. The month with the most wet days at Inukjuak Airport is September, with an average of 9.7 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

The drier season lasts 6.7 months, from November 12 to June 4. The month with the fewest wet days at Inukjuak Airport is February, with an average of 1.7 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation at Inukjuak Airport changes throughout the year.

Snow alone is the most common for 6.3 months, from November 1 to May 12. The month with the most days of snow alone at Inukjuak Airport is November, with an average of 3.3 days.

Rain alone is the most common for 5.7 months, from May 12 to November 1. The month with the most days of rain alone at Inukjuak Airport is September, with an average of 9.5 days.

Daily Chance of Precipitation at Inukjuak Airport

Daily Chance of Precipitation at Inukjuak AirportsnowrainsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Sep 1534%Sep 1534%Feb 195%Feb 195%May 1218%May 1218%Nov 122%Nov 122%Jan 18%Jan 18%NowNowsnowrainmixed
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).
Days ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rain 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.4d2.5d6.0d7.6d8.6d9.5d5.4d1.0d0.0d
Mixed 1.9d1.6d2.9d2.9d1.8d0.2d0.0d0.0d0.0d1.0d3.3d3.1d
Snow 0.0d0.0d0.2d0.9d1.4d0.6d0.0d0.0d0.2d1.1d1.1d0.2d
Any 2.0d1.7d3.1d4.2d5.7d6.8d7.6d8.6d9.7d7.6d5.5d3.4d

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Inukjuak Airport experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 6.1 months, from May 5 to November 9, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The month with the most rain at Inukjuak Airport is September, with an average rainfall of 2.8 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 5.9 months, from November 9 to May 5. The month with the least rain at Inukjuak Airport is January, with an average rainfall of 0.0 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall at Inukjuak Airport

Average Monthly Rainfall at Inukjuak AirportrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in2 in2 in4 in4 in6 in6 in8 in8 inSep 53.0 inSep 53.0 inJan 240.0 inJan 240.0 inMay 50.5 inMay 50.5 inNov 90.5 inNov 90.5 inNowNow
The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average snowfall.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rainfall 0.0″0.0″0.0″0.2″0.7″1.6″2.1″2.5″2.8″1.4″0.4″0.0″

Snowfall

As with rainfall, we consider the snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Inukjuak Airport experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly snowfall.

The snowy period of the year lasts for 8.6 months, from October 1 to June 18, with a sliding 31-day snowfall of at least 1.0 inches. The month with the most snow at Inukjuak Airport is November, with an average snowfall of 7.1 inches.

The snowless period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from June 18 to October 1. The least snow falls around July 28, with an average total accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Monthly Snowfall at Inukjuak Airport

The average snowfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average rainfall.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Snowfall 2.7″2.5″4.2″5.5″5.1″1.3″0.0″0.0″0.3″2.8″7.1″5.3″

The length of the day at Inukjuak Airport varies extremely over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is December 21, with 6 hours, 20 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 20, with 18 hours, 20 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight at Inukjuak Airport

Hours of Daylight and Twilight at Inukjuak AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 9 minMar 2012 hr, 9 minMar 2018 hr, 20 minJun 2018 hr, 20 minJun 2012 hr, 13 minSep 2212 hr, 13 minSep 226 hr, 20 minDec 216 hr, 20 minDec 21nightnightday
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.
Hours ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Daylight 7.2h9.4h12.0h14.6h16.9h18.2h17.4h15.2h12.7h10.1h7.7h6.5h

The earliest sunrise is at 4:03 AM on June 18, and the latest sunrise is 4 hours, 58 minutes later at 9:02 AM on December 27. The earliest sunset is at 3:18 PM on December 15, and the latest sunset is 7 hours, 5 minutes later at 10:24 PM on June 23.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed at Inukjuak Airport during 2021, starting in the spring on March 14, lasting 7.8 months, and ending in the fall on November 7.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time at Inukjuak Airport

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time at Inukjuak AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 184:03 AMJun 184:03 AM10:24 PMJun 2310:24 PMJun 23Dec 153:18 PMDec 153:18 PM9:02 AMDec 279:02 AMDec 27Mar 14DSTMar 14DSTDSTNov 7DSTNov 7daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day over the course of the year 2021. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight saving time are indicated by the 'DST' labels.

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases at Inukjuak Airport

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The perceived humidity level at Inukjuak Airport, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels at Inukjuak Airport

Humidity Comfort Levels at Inukjuak AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jan 300%Jan 300%Jul 140%Jul 140%NowNowdrydry
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Muggy days 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.1d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed at Inukjuak Airport experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 5.6 months, from August 28 to February 15, with average wind speeds of more than 13.0 miles per hour. The windiest month of the year at Inukjuak Airport is November, with an average hourly wind speed of 14.7 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 6.4 months, from February 15 to August 28. The calmest month of the year at Inukjuak Airport is July, with an average hourly wind speed of 11.3 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed at Inukjuak Airport

Average Wind Speed at Inukjuak AirportwindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph5 mph5 mph10 mph10 mph15 mph15 mph20 mph20 mphNov 1214.8 mphNov 1214.8 mphJul 1311.2 mphJul 1311.2 mphAug 2813.0 mphAug 2813.0 mphFeb 1513.0 mphFeb 1513.0 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Wind Speed (mph) 13.213.113.413.412.912.211.312.313.814.314.714.0

The predominant average hourly wind direction at Inukjuak Airport varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the north for 3.3 months, from April 10 to July 18, with a peak percentage of 33% on June 8. The wind is most often from the west for 8.7 months, from July 18 to April 10, with a peak percentage of 41% on January 1.

Wind Direction at Inukjuak Airport

Wind Direction at Inukjuak AirportWNWJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwestsoutheastnorth
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Inukjuak Airport is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.

The average water temperature experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The time of year with warmer water lasts for 1.9 months, from July 24 to September 20, with an average temperature above 43°F. The month of the year at Inukjuak Airport with the warmest water is August, with an average temperature of 46°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 6.1 months, from November 30 to June 3, with an average temperature below 32°F. The month of the year at Inukjuak Airport with the coolest water is February, with an average temperature of 29°F.

Average Water Temperature at Inukjuak Airport

Average Water Temperature at Inukjuak AirportwarmcoolcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec25°F25°F30°F30°F35°F35°F40°F40°F45°F45°F50°F50°F55°F55°FAug 1747°FAug 1747°F29°FFeb 929°FFeb 9Sep 2043°FSep 2043°FNov 3032°FNov 3032°FJun 332°FJun 332°FNowNow
The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
WaterJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temperature 29°F29°F29°F30°F31°F35°F42°F46°F44°F39°F34°F31°F

To characterize how pleasant the weather is at Inukjuak Airport throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Inukjuak Airport for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid July to early August, with a peak score in the last week of July.

Tourism Score at Inukjuak Airport

Tourism Score at Inukjuak AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810102.52.50.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature tourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Inukjuak Airport for hot-weather activities is from mid to late July, with a peak score in the last week of July.

Beach/Pool Score at Inukjuak Airport

Beach/Pool Score at Inukjuak AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810100.40.40.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

The growing season at Inukjuak Airport typically lasts for 3.1 months (95 days), from around June 20 to around September 23, rarely starting before June 4 or after July 6, and rarely ending before September 5 or after October 9.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season at Inukjuak Airport

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season at Inukjuak AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jun 2050%Jun 2050%Sep 2350%Sep 2350%Jul 690%Jul 690%Sep 590%Sep 590%Jun 410%Jun 410%Oct 910%Oct 910%0%Nov 280%Nov 28Aug 2100%Aug 2100%frigidvery coldcoldcoolfreezing
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms at Inukjuak Airport should appear around July 13, only rarely appearing before June 25 or after August 17.

Growing Degree Days at Inukjuak Airport

Growing Degree Days at Inukjuak AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F50°F50°F100°F100°F150°F150°F200°F200°F250°F250°F300°F300°F350°F350°F400°F400°FJul 1390°FJul 1390°FDec 31267°FDec 31267°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.4 months, from April 24 to August 5, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 4.6 kWh. The brightest month of the year at Inukjuak Airport is June, with an average of 5.7 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 4.2 months, from October 13 to February 20, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 1.3 kWh. The darkest month of the year at Inukjuak Airport is December, with an average of 0.2 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy at Inukjuak Airport

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy at Inukjuak AirportbrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWhJun 155.8 kWhJun 155.8 kWhDec 200.2 kWhDec 200.2 kWhApr 244.6 kWhApr 244.6 kWhAug 54.6 kWhAug 54.6 kWhOct 131.3 kWhOct 131.3 kWhFeb 201.3 kWhFeb 201.3 kWh
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Solar Energy (kWh) 0.41.22.64.35.45.75.24.12.51.20.50.2

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Inukjuak Airport are 58.469 deg latitude, -78.081 deg longitude, and 79 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Inukjuak Airport contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 427 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 124 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (515 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (965 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Inukjuak Airport is covered by sparse vegetation (50%) and grassland (44%), within 10 miles by sparse vegetation (33%) and grassland (32%), and within 50 miles by water (58%) and grassland (21%).

This report illustrates the typical weather at Inukjuak Airport, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

Inukjuak Airport has a weather station that reported reliably enough during the analysis period that we have included it in our network. When available, historical temperature and dew point measurements are taken directly from this weather station. These records are obtained from NOAA's Integrated Surface Hourly data set, falling back on ICAO METAR records as required.

In the case of missing or erroneous measurements from this station, we fall back on records from nearby stations, adjusted according to typical seasonal and diurnal intra-station differences. For a given day of the year and hour of the day, the fallback station is selected to minimize the prediction error over the years for which there are measurements for both stations.

In this case, the only station close and reliable enough to use as a fallback is Inukjuak, Que.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

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The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.

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