The climate in Nuuk during October can be summarized as cold and reasonably dry.
October is in the fall / autumn in Nuuk and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 1°C (34°F), whilst at night -3°C (27°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||1.3°C 34.3°F|
|Nightly temperature||-2.9°C 26.8°F|
|Average temperature||-0.8°C 30.6°F|
|Daily sunshine||3.1 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||68 mm 2.7 ins|
|Rainy days||14 days|
|Sea temperature||2.3°C 36.1°F|
|Windspeed||18kph 11 mph|
On average October is the 5th wettest month of the year in Nuuk with around 68mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.1 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 October 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|