January weather forecast and climate
Qaqortoq, Greenland

January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Qaqortoq, Greenland, with average temperature ranging between max -2.2°C (28°F) and min -9.2°C (15.4°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of -2.2°C (28°F) and an average low-temperature of -9.2°C (15.4°F).

Rainfall

During January, Qaqortoq regularly aggregates up to 57mm (2.2") of precipitation. During the entire year, Qaqortoq aggregates up to 857mm (33.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Qaqortoq, Greenland, 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

In Qaqortoq, the average length of the day in January is 6.7h.

What is the coldest month in Qaqortoq?

January is the coldest month in Qaqortoq, with an average high-temperature of -2.2°C (28°F) and an average low-temperature of -9.2°C (15.4°F).

What is the temperature in January in Qaqortoq?

In Qaqortoq, Greenland, in January, the average high-temperature is -2.2°C (28°F), and the average low-temperature is -9.2°C (15.4°F).

How much does it rain in Qaqortoq in January?

In Qaqortoq, in January, 57mm (2.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in January in Qaqortoq?

In January, the average sea temperature in Qaqortoq is -0.7°C (30.7°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Qaqortoq have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Qaqortoq is 6.7h.
Average temperature in January - Qaqortoq, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in January: -2.2°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 January: -9.2°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 January - Qaqortoq, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in January: 57mm

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

Average sea temperature in January - Qaqortoq, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in January: -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 January - Qaqortoq, Greenland
  • Average daylight in January: 6.7h

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

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