Qaqortoq
Greenland
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Qaqortoq, Greenland

December, the first month of the winter, in Qaqortoq, is still a freezing cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between -1.4°C (29.5°F) and -7.8°C (18°F).

Temperature

In Qaqortoq, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a freezing cold -1.4°C (29.5°F). In December, in Qaqortoq, the average low-temperature is -7.8°C (18°F).

Rainfall

Throughout December, 73mm (2.9") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, 857mm (33.7") of rain is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is -0.7°C (30.7°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.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 5.8h of daylight.

What is the temperature in December in Qaqortoq?

In December, the average high-temperature is -1.4°C (29.5°F), and the average low-temperature is -7.8°C (18°F).

How much does it rain in Qaqortoq in December?

Throughout December, in Qaqortoq, Greenland, 73mm (2.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in December in Qaqortoq?

In Qaqortoq, in December, the average water temperature is -0.7°C (30.7°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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Qaqortoq?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 5.8h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Qaqortoq have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Qaqortoq is 5.8h.
Average temperature in December - Qaqortoq, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in December: -1.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (11.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-2.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -7.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (3.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-9.2°C).

Average rainfall in December - Qaqortoq, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in December: 73mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (97mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (51mm).

Average sea temperature in December - Qaqortoq, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in December: -0.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (2.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (-1.1°C).

Average daylight in December - Qaqortoq, Greenland
  • Average daylight in December: 5.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.8h).