Nunavik, Newfoundland, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Nunavik, Newfoundland, Canada? If you're planning to go to Nunavik, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Nunavik, Newfoundland, Canada

Based on the climate and weather in Nunavik, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Nunavik, Newfoundland, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nunavik, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Nunavik, Newfoundland, Canada by month

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January

Traveling to Nunavik in January, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February in Nunavik is beyond freezing and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C), with a few days below -22 F (30+ below zero C). It snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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March

March here can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

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April

April here is very cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows about a third of the time.

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May

In May, Nunavik is cold. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) and once in a while jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Nunavik, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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June

June in Nunavik is brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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July

July in Nunavik is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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August

In August, Nunavik is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Nunavik, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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September

September in Nunavik can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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October

If you vacation in Nunavik during October, you are likely to notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow regularly.

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November

Traveling to Nunavik in November, you will notice that it is very cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain once in a while and snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

December here is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

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