February weather forecast
Ilulissat, Greenland

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another freezing cold month in Ilulissat, Greenland, with an average temperature ranging between max -10°C (14°F) and min -18°C (-0.4°F).

Temperature

In Ilulissat, the average high-temperature in February remains the same as in January - a still subzero cold -10°C (14°F). In February, in Ilulissat, the average low-temperature is -18°C (-0.4°F).

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout February, 13mm (0.51") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 96 rainfall days, and 244mm (9.61") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The months with the coldest seawater are February and March, with an average sea temperature of -1.4°C (29.5°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In Ilulissat, the average length of the day in February is 7h and 31min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 09:56 and sunset at 15:19. On the last day of February, sunrise is at 07:51 and sunset at 17:22 -03.

Sunshine

In Ilulissat, Greenland, the average sunshine in February is 1h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 0 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

How many days does it rain in February in Ilulissat?

In February, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout February, 13mm (0.51") of precipitation is accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Ilulissat?

The months with the coldest seawater in Ilulissat, Greenland, are February and March, with an average sea temperature of -1.4°C (29.5°F).

How cold is the water in February in Ilulissat?

In February, the average sea temperature in Ilulissat, Greenland, is -1.4°C (29.5°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

How many hours of daylight does Ilulissat have in February?

The average day length in February in Ilulissat, Greenland, is 7h and 31min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in February in Ilulissat?

On the first day of February in Ilulissat, Greenland, sunrise is at 09:56 and sunset at 15:19. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:51 and sunset at 17:22 -03.

How long on average sun shines in February in Ilulissat?

The average sunshine duration in February is 1h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Ilulissat?

January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Ilulissat, Greenland.

How high is the UV index in February in Ilulissat?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Ilulissat is 0. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in February
Ilulissat, Greenland

Average temperature in February - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in February: -10°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 February: -18°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).

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Average rainfall in February
Ilulissat, Greenland

Average rainfall in February - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in February: 13mm

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

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Average rainfall days in February
Ilulissat, Greenland

Average rainfall days in February - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7 days

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

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Average sea temperature in February
Ilulissat, Greenland

Average sea temperature in February - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in February: -1.4°C

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

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Ilulissat, Greenland

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Ilulissat, Greenland
  • Average daylight in February: 7h and 31min

The month with the longest days is August (Average daylight: 17h and 48min).
The months with the shortest days are June and December (Average daylight: 0h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 1h

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

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Average UV index in February
Ilulissat, Greenland

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

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

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