Where exactly is Inuvik located?
Inuvik is located at 68° 21’ 42” N, 133° 43’ 50” W. Situated 200 kilometres above the Arctic Circle. Inuvik is ideally located for ground station service support of polar orbiting satellites, providing many more opportunities for contact than more southern locations.
How cold can it get in the winter and how warm does it get in the summer?
The extreme low is -56.7 degrees Celsius (-70.06 degrees Fahrenheit). The extreme high is +31.7 degrees Celsius (89.06 degrees Fahrenheit). The mean average temperature over the course of one year is -9.7 degrees Celsius.
Who lives in Inuvik?
The population of Inuvik is around 3400 residents comprised of the 2 dominant Indigenous groups the Inuvialuit and Gwich’in and other people from many southern and international locations that have all made Inuvik their home. Inuvik is a modern, friendly community that hosts many festivals and activities throughout the year.
Is it true that the sun does not set in the summertime?
Inuvik enjoys 56 days of 24 hour daylight (late June, July and part of August) and has 30 days without sunlight, mostly in the month of December, with the return of the sun in early January.