Nuuk
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March 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 first month of the spring, March, is also a subzero cold month in Nuuk, Greenland, with average temperature fluctuating between -5.1°C (22.8°F) and -10.7°C (12.7°F).

Temperature

March is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of -5.1°C (22.8°F) and an average low-temperature of -10.7°C (12.7°F).

Rainfall

In Nuuk, in March, it is raining for 15.1 days, with typically 49mm (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 in Nuuk are January through December. March has the most snowfall days of the year in Nuuk, Greenland. Snow falls for 14.5 days.

Sea temperature

In Nuuk, the average seawater temperature is -0.5°C (31.1°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 Nuuk, the average length of the day in March is 11.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Nuuk is 6h.

UV index

In Nuuk, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. 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 average daily UV index of 1 in March transform into the following instructions:
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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Nuuk?

With an average high-temperature of -5.1°C (22.8°F) and an average low-temperature of -10.7°C (12.7°F), March is the coldest month in Nuuk.

What is the temperature in March in Nuuk?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Nuuk, is -5.1°C (22.8°F), while the average low-temperature is -10.7°C (12.7°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Nuuk?

In Nuuk, Greenland, during March, the rain falls for 15.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 49mm (1.9") of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Nuuk?

In Nuuk, Greenland, during March, snow falls for 14.5 days.

When does it snow the most in Nuuk?

The month with the most snowfall days in Nuuk is March when snow falls for 14.5 days.

How cold is the water in March in Nuuk?

In Nuuk, Greenland, the average seawater temperature in March is -0.5°C (31.1°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.

How many hours of daylight does Nuuk have in March?

In Nuuk, Greenland, the average length of the day in March is 11.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Nuuk have in March?

In Nuuk, the average sunshine in March is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Nuuk?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in March: -5.1°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 March: -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 March - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in March: 49mm

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

Average rainfall days in March - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15.1 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 March - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average snowfall days in March: 14.5 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 March - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in March: -0.5°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 March / Average sunshine in March - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average daylight in March: 11.8h

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 March: 6h

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 March - Nuuk, Greenland
  • Average UV index in March: 1

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).