Nuuk
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Nuuk, Greenland

A sunny winter day in Nuuk city, Greenland with snow cover, and a river and snowy mountains in the distance
A sunny winter day in Nuuk city, Greenland with snow cover, and a river and snowy mountains in the distance
April, like March, is a freezing cold spring month in Nuuk, Greenland, with average temperature varying between -1.2°C (29.8°F) and -6.3°C (20.7°F).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from -5.1°C (22.8°F) in March, to a still freezing cold -1.2°C (29.8°F). In Nuuk, Greenland, the average low-temperature is -6.3°C (20.7°F).

Rainfall

In Nuuk, Greenland, it is raining for 13.2 days, with typically 47mm (1.9") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 159.6 rainfall days, and 752mm (29.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through December.

Sea temperature

In April, the average sea temperature is -0.2°C (31.6°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

The average length of the day in April is 15.2h.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine is April, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Nuuk is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in April in Nuuk?

In April, in Nuuk, the average high-temperature is -1.2°C (29.8°F), and the average low-temperature is -6.3°C (20.7°F).

How many days does it rain in April in Nuuk?

In Nuuk, in April, it is raining for 13.2 days, with typically 47mm (1.9") of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in April in Nuuk?

In April, snow falls for 11.4 days.

What is the water temperature in April in Nuuk?

In Nuuk, the average seawater temperature in April is -0.2°C (31.6°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Nuuk have in April?

The average length of the day in April in Nuuk, Greenland, is 15.2h.

What month has the most sunshine in Nuuk?

With an average of 8h of sunshine, April has the most sunshine of the year.

How long on average sun shines in April in Nuuk?

In April, the average sunshine is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Nuuk?

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Nuuk is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in April: -1.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (9.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (-5.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: -6.3°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (3.5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are February and March (-10.7°C).

Average rainfall in April - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in April: 47mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (89mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (40mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in April: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (15.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (10.5 days).

Average snowfall days in April - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average snowfall days in April: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (14.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is July (0.1 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in April: -0.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (4.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (-0.9°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average daylight in April: 15.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 20.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.4h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 1).

Average UV index in April - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average UV index in April: 2

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