Nuuk monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Nuuk

Nuuk average temperature chart (Celsius) Nuuk average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Nuuk (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C -5.1 -5.2 -5.3 -1.2 3.2 7.4 10.3 9.6 6 1.2 -1.6 -3.9
°F 22.8 22.6 22.5 29.8 37.8 45.3 50.5 49.3 42.9 34.2 29.1 24.9

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Nuuk monthly rainfall chart (mm) Nuuk monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Nuuk (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 39 45 49 46 54 60 83 91 87 68 72 54
inches 1.5 1.8 1.9 1.8 2.1 2.3 3.3 3.6 3.4 2.7 2.8 2.1
Rainy days 14 12 15 12 12 10 12 12 14 14 14 14

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Nuuk

Nuuk average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Nuuk
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 0.5 1.6 3.4 5.6 3 0 3.4 6 4.2 3.1 1.5 0.5

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Nuuk average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Nuuk average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Nuuk (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C -10.7 -11.2 -11.1 -6.5 -1.8 1.1 3.6 3.7 1.5 -2.9 -6.3 -9.2
Max °C -5 -5.1 -5.2 -1.1 3.4 7.6 10.5 9.8 6.2 1.3 -1.5 -3.8
Min °F 12.8 11.9 12.1 20.3 28.9 33.9 38.4 38.6 34.6 26.8 20.7 15.4
Max °F 18 17.4 17.4 25.2 33.4 39.7 44.6 44.1 38.8 30.6 25 20.3

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Nuuk average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Nuuk average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Nuuk in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.7 1.5 2.9 4.1 4.5 3.8 2.3 1 0.4
°F 32.5 32.4 32.5 33.2 34.7 37.2 39.4 40.2 38.8 36.1 33.7 32.8

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Nuuk average winspeed by month (km/h) Nuuk average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Nuuk (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 22 23 22 20 17 16 16 17 17 18 22 23
mph 14 14 14 13 10 10 10 10 11 11 14 14

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Nuuk relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Nuuk
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
78% 79% 81% 81% 84% 84% 87% 87% 83% 79% 77% 77%

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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
Warmest sea: August 4.5°C 40.1°F
Map showing location of Nuuk (64.18347, -51.72157)

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