The climate in Nuuk during August can be summarized as cool and a little damp.
August is in the summer in Nuuk and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (50°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||9.8°C 49.6°F|
|Nightly temperature||3.7°C 38.6°F|
|Average temperature||6.7°C 44.1°F|
|Daily sunshine||6 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||91 mm 3.6 ins|
|Rainy days||12 days|
|Sea temperature||4.5°C 40.2°F|
|Windspeed||16.6kph 10 mph|
On average August is the wettest month of the year in Nuuk with around 91mm 3.6 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Nuuk in August 2023.
|Hottest month:||July||10.3°C 50.5°F|
|Driest month:||January||39mm 1.5ins|
|Coldest month:||February||-5.2°C 22.6°F|
|Wettest month:||August||91mm 3.6ins|