Station Results | Canadian Climate Normals 1961-1990

Data used in the calculation of these Normals may be subject to further quality assurance checks. This may result in minor changes to some values presented here.

Metadata including Station Name, Province, Latitude, Longitude, Elevation
NORMAN WELLS A
NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
DefinitionLatitude:65°17' N DefinitionLongitude:126°48' W DefinitionElevation:67 m
1961 to 1990 Canadian Climate Normals station data
 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Temperature
Daily (°C)-27.4 -25.8 -19 -6.5 5.8 14.6 16.7 13.5 6.3 -4.8 -19.7 -25.2 -6
Daily Maximum (°C)-23.6 -21.4 -13.1 -0.4 11.6 20.4 22.4 19 10.9 -1.7 -16.1 -21.5 -1.1
Daily Minimum (°C)-31.4 -30.4 -25.1 -12.7 -0.1 8.7 11 8 1.7 -8.1 -23.4 -29.2 -10.9
Extreme Maximum (°C)11.8 7.9 11.1 20 31.1 32.8 35 32.4 26.7 20.8 13.3 5.7
Date (yyyy/dd)1981/ 16Legend++ 1990/ 27 1949/ 24 1976/ 28 1948/ 28 1975/ 30Legend++ 1989/ 14 1989/ 02 1967/ 15 1989/ 07 1970/ 01 1985/ 25
Extreme Minimum (°C)-52.2 -54.4 -46.1 -37.2 -17.8 -2.8 -1.1 -6.1 -15.7 -31.7 -42.8 -47.8
Date (yyyy/dd)1952/ 20Legend++ 1947/ 04 1955/ 02Legend++ 1944/ 01 1974/ 02 1957/ 14 1952/ 27 1947/ 24 1983/ 28 1965/ 30 1951/ 30 1975/ 11Legend++
Precipitation
Rainfall (mm)0 0 0.2 0.7 11.4 42.6 50.3 48.3 25.1 4.2 0 0.2 183.2
Snowfall (cm)21.2 16.6 13.2 15.3 8.7 0.6 0 0.7 5.5 27.6 19.4 20.1 148.9
Precipitation (mm)18.7 14.7 11.6 14.4 19.7 43.2 50.4 49 30.6 29.5 17 17.7 316.6
Snow Depth at Month-end (cm)42 48 48 17 0 0 0 0 0 13 22 31
Extreme Daily Rainfall (mm)2 0.9 5.6 12.4 19.6 45.1 49.3 48.5 42.8 21.4 5.8 2
Date (yyyy/dd)1974/ 05 1982/ 05 1965/ 10 1953/ 21 1984/ 29 1981/ 23 1967/ 19 1958/ 16 1988/ 06 1987/ 03 1954/ 02 1985/ 24
Extreme Daily Snowfall (cm) 17.8 21.1 9.2 28.4 20.6 15 2 7.6 16.8 18.8 16.5 17
Date (yyyy/dd)1944/ 12 1970/ 28 1989/ 01 1972/ 29 1956/ 10 1965/ 01 1974/ 01 1984/ 27 1959/ 05 1981/ 01 1958/ 28 1960/ 22
Extreme Daily Precipitation (mm) 17.8 19.6 6.9 26.7 20.6 45.1 49.3 48.5 50.8 21.8 16.5 17
Date (yyyy/dd)1944/ 12 1970/ 28 1962/ 09 1972/ 29 1956/ 10 1981/ 23 1967/ 19 1958/ 16 1988/ 06 1987/ 03 1958/ 28 1960/ 22
Degree Days
Above 18 °C 0 0 0 0 0.2 11.9 25.1 6.8 0 0 0 0 44
Above 5 °C 0 0 0 3 77.8 286.8 364.1 262.6 71.2 3.3 0 0 1069
Below 0 °C 854.1 732 593.4 219.2 11.9 0 0 0 3.1 172.2 593.5 785.5 3965
Below 18 °C 1411.9 1240.2 1151.1 737.1 379.1 115.4 64.1 148.2 347.9 709.9 1133.1 1343.5 8782
Days With
Maximum Temperature >0°C Legend** Legend** 1 14 30 30 31 31 30 12 Legend** Legend** 181
Measurable RainfallLegend** Legend** Legend** Legend** 4 10 11 12 9 2 Legend** Legend** 50
Measurable Snowfall13 10 10 8 3 Legend** Legend** Legend** 2 14 14 13 87
Measurable Precipitation13 10 10 8 7 10 11 12 10 15 13 13 131
Freezing PrecipitationLegend** Legend** Legend** Legend** Legend** 0 0 0 Legend** 2 Legend** Legend** 5
Fog3 2 Legend** Legend** Legend** Legend** Legend** 1 3 4 2 2 18
Thunderstorms0 0 0 0 Legend** 2 3 1 Legend** 0 0 0 6
Wind
Speed (km/h)11 10 11 12 13 14 13 12 13 13 10 9 12
Most Frequent DirectionLegendCC LegendCC LegendCC SE SE SE SE SE SE NW LegendCC LegendCC SE
Hourly Speed (km/h)80 74 66 68 59 65 61 80 70 63 67 72
DirectionW NW SE W NW NW NW W NW NW NW E
Gust Speed (km/h)113 106 114 97 85 83 100 117 94 93 101 105
DirectionW NW NW W SE NW W W NW E E E
Pressure
Station Pressure (kPa)101.23 101.17 101.09 100.77 100.59 100.24 100.38 100.32 100.39 100.25 100.73 100.94 100.67
Sunshine
Bright Sunshine (hours)26.9 75.6 167.6 230 292.6 LegendNXN LegendNXN 238 126.1 53.7 LegendNXN 7.3 LegendNXN
Humidity
Vapour Pressure (kPa)LegendNXN LegendNXN LegendNXN 0.28 0.57 0.98 1.2 1.09 0.72 0.38 0.12 LegendNXN LegendNXN
Relative Humidity - 0600LST (%)LegendNXN LegendNXN 70 76 75 72 78 85 86 85 76 71
Relative Humidity - 1500LST (%)69 66 61 58 50 48 52 58 64 77 74 71
Legend
  • C = Calm
  • M = no data for the period
  • N or X = data exists, but not enough to derive a value
  • + = most recent occurrence of the extreme value
  • * = quantity is less than one