Nuuk monthly weather averages

  • Average daytime temperature

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

    Nuuk average temperature chart
    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.

    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

    Average daily sunshine Nuuk
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Hrs sunshine 0.5 1.6 3.4 5.7 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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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 5.7hrs
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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