Nuuk
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February 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
The last month of the winter, February, is another freezing cold month in Nuuk, Greenland, with average temperature ranging between min -10.7°C (12.7°F) and max -4.7°C (23.5°F).

Temperature

In Nuuk, the average high-temperature in February is relatively the same as in January - a still freezing cold -4.7°C (23.5°F). In February, the average low-temperature is -10.7°C (12.7°F).

Rainfall

In Nuuk, it is raining for 12.7 days, with typically 47mm (1.9") of accumulated precipitation. In Nuuk, during the entire year, the rain falls for 159.6 days and collects up to 752mm (29.6") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through December are months with snowfall in Nuuk.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of -0.9°C (30.4°F), February is the month with the coldest seawater.
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In Nuuk, the average length of the day in February is 8.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Nuuk is 3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 0 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in February in Nuuk?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Nuuk, Greenland, is -4.7°C (23.5°F), while the average low-temperature is -10.7°C (12.7°F).

How much does it rain in Nuuk in February?

In Nuuk, Greenland, in February, during 12.7 rainfall days, 47mm (1.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Nuuk?

In Nuuk, Greenland, during February, snow falls for 12.1 days.

What month is the sea coldest in Nuuk?

February is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of -0.9°C (30.4°F).

What is the sea temperature in February in Nuuk?

In Nuuk, the average seawater temperature in February is -0.9°C (30.4°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 February in Nuuk?

In Nuuk, the average length of the day in February is 8.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Nuuk have in February?

In Nuuk, the average sunshine in February is 3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Nuuk?

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

How high is the UV index in February in Nuuk?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Nuuk, Greenland, is 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in February: -4.7°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 February: -10.7°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 February - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in February: 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 February - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in February: 12.7 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 February - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average snowfall days in February: 12.1 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 February - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in February: -0.9°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 February / Average sunshine in February - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average daylight in February: 8.6h

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 February: 3h

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

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).