Narsarsuaq
Greenland
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Narsarsuaq, Greenland

January, like December, is a freezing cold winter month in Narsarsuaq, Greenland, with temperature in the range of an average high of -2.6°C (27.3°F) and an average low of -11.1°C (12°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of -2.6°C (27.3°F) and an average low-temperature of -11.1°C (12°F).

Rainfall

In January, in Narsarsuaq, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout January, 38mm (1.5") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Narsarsuaq, there are 121.8 rainfall days, and 614mm (24.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Narsarsuaq are January through June, August through December. January has the most snowfall days of the year in Narsarsuaq. Snow falls for 9.3 days.

Sea temperature

In Narsarsuaq, the average seawater temperature is 1°C (33.8°F).
Note: 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

In January, the average length of the day is 6.6h.

Sunshine

In Narsarsuaq, Greenland, the average sunshine is 0.8h.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 0 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Narsarsuaq?

January is the coldest month in Narsarsuaq, with an average high-temperature of -2.6°C (27.3°F) and an average low-temperature of -11.1°C (12°F).

What is the temperature in January in Narsarsuaq?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Narsarsuaq, Greenland, is -2.6°C (27.3°F), while the average low-temperature is -11.1°C (12°F).

How much does it rain in Narsarsuaq in January?

In Narsarsuaq, during January, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 38mm (1.5") of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Narsarsuaq?

In January, snow falls for 9.3 days.

When does it snow the most in Narsarsuaq?

January has the most snowfall days of the year in Narsarsuaq, Greenland. Snow falls for 9.3 days.

What is the sea temperature in January in Narsarsuaq?

In Narsarsuaq, Greenland, the average seawater temperature in January is 1°C (33.8°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 average length of the day in January in Narsarsuaq?

In Narsarsuaq, Greenland, the average length of the day in January is 6.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Narsarsuaq have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Narsarsuaq, Greenland, is 0.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Narsarsuaq?

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Narsarsuaq.

How high is the UV index in January in Narsarsuaq?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Narsarsuaq is 0. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Narsarsuaq, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in January: -2.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (14.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-2.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -11.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (6.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-11.1°C).

Average rainfall in January - Narsarsuaq, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in January: 38mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (70mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (33mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Narsarsuaq, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in January: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (8.2 days).

Average snowfall days in January - Narsarsuaq, Greenland
  • Average snowfall days in January: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is July (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Narsarsuaq, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in January: 1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are March and April (0°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Narsarsuaq, Greenland
  • Average daylight in January: 6.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 0.8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.6h).

Average UV index in January - Narsarsuaq, Greenland
  • Average UV index in January: 0

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).