Ilulissat
Greenland
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Ilulissat, Greenland

Diciembre, the first month of the winter, in Ilulissat, is also a subzero cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of -14°C (6.8°F) and an average high of -8°C (17.6°F).

Temperature

In Diciembre, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a subzero cold -5°C (23°F) in Noviembre, to a still freezing cold -8°C (17.6°F). In Diciembre, the average low-temperature is -14°C (6.8°F).

Rainfall

In Diciembre, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout Diciembre, 17mm (0.67") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Ilulissat, there are 96 rainfall days, and 244mm (9.61") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Ilulissat, the average seawater temperature is -0.3°C (31.5°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

Diciembre has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 0h of daylight.

Sunshine

Enero and Diciembre, with an average of 0h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Ilulissat are Enero, Febrero, Octubre through Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 0 interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in Diciembre in Ilulissat?

In Diciembre, in Ilulissat, the average high-temperature is -8°C (17.6°F), and the average low-temperature is -14°C (6.8°F).

How much does it rain in Ilulissat in Diciembre?

In Diciembre, in Ilulissat, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout Diciembre, 17mm (0.67") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in Diciembre in Ilulissat?

In Diciembre, the average sea temperature in Ilulissat is -0.3°C (31.5°F). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

What is the month with the shortest days in Ilulissat?

Diciembre has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 0h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Ilulissat have in Diciembre?

The average length of the day in Diciembre in Ilulissat is 0h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Ilulissat?

Enero and Diciembre, with an average of 0h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Ilulissat have in Diciembre?

In Ilulissat, the average sunshine in Diciembre is 0h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Ilulissat?

Months with the lowest UV index are Enero, Febrero, Octubre through Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

What is the UV index intensity in Diciembre in Ilulissat?

In Diciembre, the average daily maximum UV index in Ilulissat, Greenland, is 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in December: -8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (11°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (-12°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -14°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (-19°C).

Average rainfall in December - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in December: 17mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (35mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and March (12mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are March, April, September and November (9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, May, June and July (7 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in December: -0.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (3.4°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (-1.4°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average daylight in December: 0h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 0h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 0).

Average UV index in December - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average UV index in December: 0

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October, November and December (UV index 0).