Qaqortoq Weather in January

What's the weather like in Qaqortoq, Greenland in January 2020?

The climate in Qaqortoq during January can be summarized as cold and reasonably dry.

January is in the winter in Qaqortoq and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -2°C (29°F), whilst at night -9°C (16°F) is normal.

Qaqortoq weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature -1.9°C 28.7°F
Nightly temperature -9°C 15.9°F
Average temperature -5.4°C 22.3°F
Daily sunshine 0.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 56 mm 2.2 ins
Rainy days 11 days
Sea temperature 1.1°C 33.9°F
Humidity 75%
Windspeed 19.1kph 12 mph

On average January is the 4th driest month of the year in Qaqortoq with around 56mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 0.9 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Qaqortoq

January rainfall

January hourly sunshine

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 January 2019.

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Qaqortoq weather stats

Qaqortoq weather statistics
Hottest month: August 11.7°C 53.1°F
Driest month: February 50mm 2ins
Sunniest month: April 6hrs
Coldest month: January -2°C 28.4°F
Wettest month: July 94mm 3.7ins
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