Kangiqtugaapik (Clyde River) Weather Station Network

Weather stations have been installed in three locations so far:

  • Akuliaqattak (Latitude: N 70 50 38", Longitude: W 69 51' 51")
  • Silasiutitalik (Latitude: N 69 50' 48", Longitude: W 70 31' 12")
  • Ailaktalik (Latitude: N 70 18' 50", Longitude: W 68 9' 24")

Each station records the following meteorological conditions:

  • air temperature
  • relative humidity
  • wind speed (at 2 levels)
  • wind direction (at 2 levels)
  • incoming solar radiation
  • outgoing solar radiation
  • surface albedo
  • cloud cover
  • snow depth
  • ground temperature (at 2 levels)
  • atmospheric pressure
  • pressure tendency

Up-to-date weather information from each station is available in both Inuktitut and English from the Kangiqtugaapik (Clyde River) Weather Station Network Web site.

Weather station mapThis screenshot from www.clyderiverweather.org shows Silalirijiit project weather station sites located around Clyde River, Nunavut. The green dot is the community of Clyde River; yellow dot the airport weather station; red dots Silalirijiit sites

Silasiutitalik weather stationThe Silasiutitalik weather station was installed in September 2010. Photo credit: Glen Liston