October weather forecast and climate
Narsarsuaq, Greenland

October, the same as September, is another cold autumn month in Narsarsuaq, Greenland, with temperature in the range of an average high of 3.8°C (38.8°F) and an average low of -2.9°C (26.8°F).

Temperature

In Narsarsuaq, the average high-temperature drops, from a chilly 9°C (48.2°F) in September, to a cold 3.8°C (38.8°F). The average low-temperature, in Narsarsuaq, Greenland, is -2.9°C (26.8°F).

Rainfall

In October, in Narsarsuaq, the rain falls for 9.8 days. Throughout October, 51mm (2.01") of precipitation is accumulated. In Narsarsuaq, Greenland, during the entire year, the rain falls for 121.8 days and collects up to 614mm (24.17") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Narsarsuaq are January through June, August through December. In October, in Narsarsuaq, snow falls for 5.5 days. Throughout the year, there are 59.7 snowfall days.

Sea temperature

In Narsarsuaq, the average seawater temperature is 3°C (37.4°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 October, the average length of the day in Narsarsuaq is 10h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Narsarsuaq is 3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Narsarsuaq is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in October interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Narsarsuaq?

In October, in Narsarsuaq, Greenland, the average high-temperature is 3.8°C (38.8°F), and the average low-temperature is -2.9°C (26.8°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Narsarsuaq?

In Narsarsuaq, Greenland, in October, it is raining for 9.8 days, with typically 51mm (2.01") of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in October in Narsarsuaq?

In Narsarsuaq, during October, snow falls for 5.5 days.

What is the water temperature in October in Narsarsuaq?

In Narsarsuaq, Greenland, the average seawater temperature in October is 3°C (37.4°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the average length of the day in October in Narsarsuaq?

In October, the average length of the day in Narsarsuaq, Greenland, is 10h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Narsarsuaq?

In Narsarsuaq, the average sunshine in October is 3h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Narsarsuaq?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Narsarsuaq, Greenland, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Narsarsuaq, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in October: 3.8°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 October: -2.9°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 October - Narsarsuaq, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in October: 51mm

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

Average rainfall days in October - Narsarsuaq, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.8 days

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

Average snowfall days in October - Narsarsuaq, Greenland
  • Average snowfall days in October: 5.5 days

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

Average sea temperature in October - Narsarsuaq, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in October: 3°C

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Narsarsuaq, Greenland
  • Average daylight in October: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.6h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 3h

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

Average UV index in October - Narsarsuaq, Greenland
  • Average UV index in October: 1

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).