Monthly weather forecast and climate
Qaanaaq, Greenland

How much does it rain in Qaanaaq?

In Qaanaaq, during the entire year, the rain falls for 31 days and collects up to 124mm (4.9") of precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Qaanaaq?

January through April and December, with an average sea temperature of -2°C (28.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Qaanaaq. For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the coldest month in Qaanaaq?

February is the coldest month in Qaanaaq, with an average high-temperature of -20.6°C (-5.1°F) and an average low-temperature of -28.4°C (-19.1°F).

What is the driest month in Qaanaaq?

March is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 1 days and accumulates 4mm (0.2") of precipitation.

What is the warmest month in Qaanaaq?

July is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 7.4°C (45.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 2.1°C (35.8°F).

What is the rainiest month in Qaanaaq?

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 4 days and typically aggregates up to 24mm (0.9") of precipitation.

What month is the sea warmest in Qaanaaq?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Qaanaaq, with an average sea temperature of 2°C (35.6°F). 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.
Average temperature - Qaanaaq, Greenland
Average humidity - Qaanaaq, Greenland
Average rainfall - Qaanaaq, Greenland
Average rainfall days - Qaanaaq, Greenland
Average sea temperature - Qaanaaq, Greenland

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (2°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April and December (-2°C).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Qaanaaq, Greenland

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 24h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 0h).

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 0).

Average UV index - Qaanaaq, Greenland
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