Weather Facts...

Being the most northerly island in Canada, Ellesmere Island is a cold place to be!
The data for the following weather facts comes from Ellesmere's Eureka Weather Station shown below:

Eureka Weather Station!
The Eureka Weather Station on Ellesmere Island (Marsh, James, 2007)

The following graph shows the daily average temperatures for each month as recorded by the Eureka Weather Station:

Weather Facts... - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project

The daily average temperature for year is approximately -19.7 Degrees Celsius. The daily maximum temperature for all months is -16.4 Degrees Celsius and the daily minimum temperature is -22.9 Degrees Celsius.

The following graph shows average precipitation values for each month on the island as recorded by the Eureka Weather Station:
Weather Facts... - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project


The average rainfall per year is approximately 26.2 mm and the average snowfall per year is 58.5 cm.

Source: (Environment Canada 2004)



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