August weather forecast and climate
Qaanaaq, Greenland

What is the temperature in August in Qaanaaq?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Qaanaaq, is 6.2°C (43.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 1.6°C (34.9°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Qaanaaq?

In Qaanaaq, during August, the rain falls for 4 days and regularly aggregates up to 24mm (0.9") of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Qaanaaq?

The month with the most rainfall in Qaanaaq, Greenland, 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, Greenland, 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.

How cold is the water in August in Qaanaaq?

In Qaanaaq, in August, the average water temperature is 2°C (35.6°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.
Average temperature in August - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in August: 6.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (7.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-20.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 1.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (2.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-28.4°C).

Average humidity in August - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average humidity in August: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (72%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (62%).

Average rainfall in August - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in August: 24mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (24mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (4mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in August: 4 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July, August and September (4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is March (1 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in August: 2°C

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 in August / Average sunshine in August - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average daylight in August: 22.8h

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).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5.6h

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 in August - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average UV index in August: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 0).

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