Greenland climate guide

Temperature in Greenland (°F)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
23°F maximum daytime temperature in January in Greenland (Nuuk)23
23°F maximum daytime temperature in February in Greenland (Nuuk)23
23°F maximum daytime temperature in March in Greenland (Nuuk)23
30°F maximum daytime temperature in April in Greenland (Nuuk)30
37°F maximum daytime temperature in May in Greenland (Nuuk)37
46°F maximum daytime temperature in June in Greenland (Nuuk)46
50°F maximum daytime temperature in July in Greenland (Nuuk)50
50°F maximum daytime temperature in August in Greenland (Nuuk)50
43°F maximum daytime temperature in September in Greenland (Nuuk)43
34°F maximum daytime temperature in October in Greenland (Nuuk)34
28°F maximum daytime temperature in November in Greenland (Nuuk)28
25°F maximum daytime temperature in December in Greenland (Nuuk)25
Min temperature (night-time)
12°F minimum night-time temperature in January in Greenland (Nuuk)12
12°F minimum night-time temperature in February in Greenland (Nuuk)12
12°F minimum night-time temperature in March in Greenland (Nuuk)12
19°F minimum night-time temperature in April in Greenland (Nuuk)19
28°F minimum night-time temperature in May in Greenland (Nuuk)28
34°F minimum night-time temperature in June in Greenland (Nuuk)34
37°F minimum night-time temperature in July in Greenland (Nuuk)37
39°F minimum night-time temperature in August in Greenland (Nuuk)39
34°F minimum night-time temperature in September in Greenland (Nuuk)34
27°F minimum night-time temperature in October in Greenland (Nuuk)27
21°F minimum night-time temperature in November in Greenland (Nuuk)21
16°F minimum night-time temperature in December in Greenland (Nuuk)16
Sea temperature
30°F sea temperature in January in Greenland (Nuuk)30
30°F sea temperature in February in Greenland (Nuuk)30
30°F sea temperature in March in Greenland (Nuuk)30
30°F sea temperature in April in Greenland (Nuuk)30
32°F sea temperature in May in Greenland (Nuuk)32
34°F sea temperature in June in Greenland (Nuuk)34
36°F sea temperature in July in Greenland (Nuuk)36
39°F sea temperature in August in Greenland (Nuuk)39
39°F sea temperature in September in Greenland (Nuuk)39
36°F sea temperature in October in Greenland (Nuuk)36
34°F sea temperature in November in Greenland (Nuuk)34
32°F sea temperature in December in Greenland (Nuuk)32

Sunshine & Daylight in Greenland

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
6 hours of daylight per day in January in Greenland (Nuuk)6
9 hours of daylight per day in February in Greenland (Nuuk)9
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Greenland (Nuuk)12
15 hours of daylight per day in April in Greenland (Nuuk)15
19 hours of daylight per day in May in Greenland (Nuuk)19
21 hours of daylight per day in June in Greenland (Nuuk)21
20 hours of daylight per day in July in Greenland (Nuuk)20
16 hours of daylight per day in August in Greenland (Nuuk)16
13 hours of daylight per day in September in Greenland (Nuuk)13
10 hours of daylight per day in October in Greenland (Nuuk)10
6 hours of daylight per day in November in Greenland (Nuuk)6
4 hours of daylight per day in December in Greenland (Nuuk)4

Rainfall in Greenland

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
14 days with some rainfall in January in Greenland (Nuuk)14
12 days with some rainfall in February in Greenland (Nuuk)12
15 days with some rainfall in March in Greenland (Nuuk)15
12 days with some rainfall in April in Greenland (Nuuk)12
12 days with some rainfall in May in Greenland (Nuuk)12
10 days with some rainfall in June in Greenland (Nuuk)10
12 days with some rainfall in July in Greenland (Nuuk)12
12 days with some rainfall in August in Greenland (Nuuk)12
14 days with some rainfall in September in Greenland (Nuuk)14
14 days with some rainfall in October in Greenland (Nuuk)14
14 days with some rainfall in November in Greenland (Nuuk)14
14 days with some rainfall in December in Greenland (Nuuk)14
Average monthly rainfall (inches)
1.5 inches monthly rainfall in January in Greenland (Nuuk)1.5
1.8 inches monthly rainfall in February in Greenland (Nuuk)1.8
1.9 inches monthly rainfall in March in Greenland (Nuuk)1.9
1.8 inches monthly rainfall in April in Greenland (Nuuk)1.8
2.1 inches monthly rainfall in May in Greenland (Nuuk)2.1
2.4 inches monthly rainfall in June in Greenland (Nuuk)2.4
3.3 inches monthly rainfall in July in Greenland (Nuuk)3.3
3.6 inches monthly rainfall in August in Greenland (Nuuk)3.6
3.4 inches monthly rainfall in September in Greenland (Nuuk)3.4
2.7 inches monthly rainfall in October in Greenland (Nuuk)2.7
2.8 inches monthly rainfall in November in Greenland (Nuuk)2.8
2.1 inches monthly rainfall in December in Greenland (Nuuk)2.1

More climate for Greenland

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
No UV (maximum) index in January in Greenland (Nuuk)0
No UV (maximum) index in February in Greenland (Nuuk)0
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in March in Greenland (Nuuk)1
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in April in Greenland (Nuuk)2
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in May in Greenland (Nuuk)3
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in June in Greenland (Nuuk)4
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in July in Greenland (Nuuk)4
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in August in Greenland (Nuuk)3
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in September in Greenland (Nuuk)2
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in October in Greenland (Nuuk)1
No UV (maximum) index in November in Greenland (Nuuk)0
No UV (maximum) index in December in Greenland (Nuuk)0
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Greenland (Nuuk)0
No heat & humidity in February in Greenland (Nuuk)0
No heat & humidity in March in Greenland (Nuuk)0
No heat & humidity in April in Greenland (Nuuk)0
No heat & humidity in May in Greenland (Nuuk)0
No heat & humidity in June in Greenland (Nuuk)0
No heat & humidity in July in Greenland (Nuuk)0
No heat & humidity in August in Greenland (Nuuk)0
No heat & humidity in September in Greenland (Nuuk)0
No heat & humidity in October in Greenland (Nuuk)0
No heat & humidity in November in Greenland (Nuuk)0
No heat & humidity in December in Greenland (Nuuk)0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Greenland, represented by Nuuk, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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