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.
|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|
|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.
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.
|Hottest month:||August||11.7°C 53.1°F|
|Driest month:||February||50mm 2ins|
|Coldest month:||January||-2°C 28.4°F|
|Wettest month:||July||94mm 3.7ins|