Ittoqqortoormiit
Greenland
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland

August, the last month of the summer, in Ittoqqortoormiit, is another cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between 0°C (32°F) and 5°C (41°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a wintry 5°C (41°F). In Ittoqqortoormiit, the average low-temperature is 0°C (32°F).

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout August, 46mm (1.8") of precipitation is accumulated. In Ittoqqortoormiit, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113 days and collects up to 476mm (18.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

July and August, with an average sea temperature of 2°C (35.6°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Ittoqqortoormiit. 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Ittoqqortoormiit is 18.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Ittoqqortoormiit is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 August in Ittoqqortoormiit?

In Ittoqqortoormiit, in August, the average high-temperature is 5°C (41°F), and the average low-temperature is 0°C (32°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Ittoqqortoormiit?

In Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland, in August, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 46mm (1.8") of accumulated precipitation.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Ittoqqortoormiit?

July and August, with an average sea temperature of 2°C (35.6°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland. 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 water temperature in August in Ittoqqortoormiit?

In Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland, the average seawater temperature in August is 2°C (35.6°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 Ittoqqortoormiit have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Ittoqqortoormiit is 18.4h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Ittoqqortoormiit?

The average sunshine in August is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Ittoqqortoormiit?

In Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in August: 5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (6°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and March (-14°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 0°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (0°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-23°C).

Average rainfall in August - Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in August: 46mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (50mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (23mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in August: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June and July (7 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in August: 2°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (2°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April and December (-1°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland
  • Average daylight in August: 18.4h

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 0).

Average UV index in August - Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland
  • Average UV index in August: 2

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October, November and December (UV index 0).