Nuuk Weather in August

What's the weather like in Nuuk (Sermersooq) in August 2023?

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.

Nuuk weather averages (imperial / metric)
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
Humidity 87%
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.

August temperatures in Nuuk

Nuuk average temperature in August

August rainfall

Nuuk average rain in August

August hourly sunshine

Nuuk average rain in August

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.

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Nuuk weather stats

Nuuk weather statistics
Hottest month: July 10.3°C 50.5°F
Driest month: January 39mm 1.5ins
Sunniest month: April 5.6hrs
Coldest month: February -5.2°C 22.6°F
Wettest month: August 91mm 3.6ins
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