When is the best time to go to Upernavik

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Upernavik, Greenland. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Upernavik weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Upernavik are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Upernavik January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
-14°C 16mm 0.2hrs 3.8hrs -1°C

Very cold and dry weather often prevails in Upernavik during the month of January

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Upernavik for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Upernavik and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -15°C (4°F), whilst at night -21°C (-6°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Upernavik with around 16mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 0.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Upernavik weather in January »

February

Upernavik February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
-16°C 14mm 1.5hrs 9.1hrs -1°C

February in Upernavik is generally dry with the temperature being very cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Upernavik for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Upernavik and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -18°C (1°F), whilst at night -24°C (-10°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Upernavik with around 14mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Upernavik weather in February »

March

Upernavik March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
-16°C 14mm 4.8hrs 13.8hrs -2°C

The weather in March in Upernavik is characteristically very cold and dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Upernavik.

March is in the spring in Upernavik and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -18°C (0°F), whilst at night -24°C (-12°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Upernavik with around 14mm 0.5 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Upernavik weather in March »

April

Upernavik April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
-10°C 15mm 3.5hrs 8.5hrs -1°C

Upernavik's weather in April is typically very cold and dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Upernavik.

April is in the spring in Upernavik and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -11°C (13°F), whilst at night -18°C (1°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Upernavik with around 15mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Upernavik weather in April »

May

Upernavik May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
-2°C 13mm 0hrs 0hrs -1°C

May is a dry month in Upernavik and the temperature is generally cold.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it a good time to visit Upernavik.

May is in the spring in Upernavik and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -2°C (28°F), whilst at night -7°C (19°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Upernavik with around 13mm 0.5 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 0 hours of sunshine per day.

Upernavik weather in May »

June

Upernavik June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
3°C 17mm 0hrs 3.8hrs 2°C

Cool and dry weather often prevails in Upernavik during the month of June

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Upernavik, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Upernavik and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 3°C (38°F), whilst at night -2°C (29°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Upernavik with around 17mm 0.7 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 0 hours of sunshine per day.

Upernavik weather in June »

July

Upernavik July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
6°C 29mm 0hrs 9.1hrs 4°C

July in Upernavik is generally dry with the temperature being cool.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Upernavik, with some very good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Upernavik and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 7°C (45°F), whilst at night 2°C (35°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Upernavik with around 29mm 1.1 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 0 hours of sunshine per day.

Upernavik weather in July »

August

Upernavik August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
6°C 31mm 3.5hrs 13.8hrs 4°C

The weather in August in Upernavik is characteristically cool and reasonably dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Upernavik.

August is in the summer in Upernavik and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 7°C (44°F), whilst at night 2°C (35°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Upernavik with around 31mm 1.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Upernavik weather in August »

September

Upernavik September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
2°C 38mm 4.5hrs 8.5hrs 3°C

Upernavik's weather in September is typically cold and reasonably dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Upernavik.

September is in the fall / autumn in Upernavik and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 2°C (35°F), whilst at night -2°C (28°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Upernavik with around 38mm 1.5 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 4.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Upernavik weather in September »

October

Upernavik October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
-3°C 33mm 2.6hrs 0hrs 1°C

October is a reasonably dry month in Upernavik and the temperature is generally cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Upernavik for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the fall / autumn in Upernavik and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -4°C (26°F), whilst at night -7°C (19°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Upernavik with around 33mm 1.3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Upernavik weather in October »

November

Upernavik November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
-7°C 37mm 0.8hrs 3.8hrs 0°C

Very cold and reasonably dry weather often prevails in Upernavik during the month of November

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Upernavik for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Upernavik and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -8°C (18°F), whilst at night -12°C (10°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Upernavik with around 37mm 1.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 0.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Upernavik weather in November »

December

Upernavik December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
-11°C 26mm 0hrs 9.1hrs -0°C

December in Upernavik is generally dry with the temperature being very cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Upernavik for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Upernavik and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -13°C (9°F), whilst at night -17°C (1°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Upernavik with around 26mm 1 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 0 hours of sunshine per day.

Upernavik weather in December »

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Upernavik weather stats

Upernavik weather statistics
Hottest month: July 7°C 44.6°F
Driest month: May 13mm 0.5ins
Sunniest month: April 3.5hrs
Coldest month: March -17.8°C -0°F
Wettest month: September 38mm 1.5ins
Warmest sea: July 4.4°C 39.9°F
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