Qaanaaq
Greenland
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Qaanaaq, Greenland

Octubre, like Septiembre, is a freezing cold autumn month in Qaanaaq, Greenland, with temperature in the range of an average high of -6.7°C (19.9°F) and an average low of -12.8°C (9°F).

Temperature

In Qaanaaq, the average high-temperature decreases, from a wintry 0.6°C (33.1°F) in Septiembre, to a subzero cold -6.7°C (19.9°F). The average low-temperature, is -12.8°C (9°F).

Humidity

In Octubre, the average relative humidity is 69%.

Rainfall

In Octubre, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout Octubre, 12mm (0.47") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Qaanaaq, Greenland, there are 31 rainfall days, and 124mm (4.88") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Qaanaaq, the average water temperature is -1°C (30.2°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 Octubre, the average length of the day in Qaanaaq is 6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Qaanaaq is 1.6h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are Enero through Marzo, Octubre through Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In Octubre, the average maximum UV index of 0 translate into the following recommendations:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in Octubre in Qaanaaq?

The average high-temperature, in Octubre, is -6.7°C (19.9°F), while the average low-temperature is -12.8°C (9°F).

What is the average humidity in Octubre in Qaanaaq?

The average relative humidity in Octubre in Qaanaaq, Greenland, is 69%.

How much does it rain in Qaanaaq in Octubre?

In Qaanaaq, in Octubre, during 3 rainfall days, 12mm (0.47") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in Octubre in Qaanaaq?

In Octubre, the average sea temperature is -1°C (30.2°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 many hours of daylight does Qaanaaq have in Octubre?

In Octubre, the average length of the day is 6h.

How long on average sun shines in Octubre in Qaanaaq?

In Qaanaaq, Greenland, the average sunshine in Octubre is 1.6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Qaanaaq?

Months with the lowest UV index in Qaanaaq are Enero through Marzo, Octubre through Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

What is the UV index reading in Octubre in Qaanaaq?

In Octubre, the average daily maximum UV index in Qaanaaq is 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in October: -6.7°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 October: -12.8°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 October - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average humidity in October: 69%

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

Average rainfall in October - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in October: 12mm

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

Average rainfall days in October - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in October: 3 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 October - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in October: -1°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 October / Average sunshine in October - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average daylight in October: 6h

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 October: 1.6h

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 October - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average UV index in October: 0

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).