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

May weather forecast and climate
Qaqortoq, Greenland

The last month of the spring, May, is a chilly month in Qaqortoq, Greenland, with average temperature varying between -0.4°C (31.3°F) and 6.9°C (44.4°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a wintry 2.8°C (37°F) in April, to a frosty 6.9°C (44.4°F). In Qaqortoq, the average low-temperature is -0.4°C (31.3°F).

Rainfall

During May, Qaqortoq regularly aggregates up to 56mm (2.2") of precipitation. During the entire year, Qaqortoq aggregates up to 857mm (33.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Qaqortoq is -0.6°C (30.9°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 17.4h.

What is the temperature in May in Qaqortoq?

In Qaqortoq, Greenland, in May, the average high-temperature is 6.9°C (44.4°F), and the average low-temperature is -0.4°C (31.3°F).

How much does it rain in Qaqortoq in May?

In Qaqortoq, Greenland, in May, 56mm (2.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in May in Qaqortoq?

In May, the average sea temperature in Qaqortoq, Greenland, is -0.6°C (30.9°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 average length of the day in May in Qaqortoq?

In Qaqortoq, the average length of the day in May is 17.4h.
Average temperature in May - Qaqortoq, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in May: 6.9°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 May: -0.4°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 May - Qaqortoq, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in May: 56mm

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

Average sea temperature in May - Qaqortoq, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in May: -0.6°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 May - Qaqortoq, Greenland
  • Average daylight in May: 17.4h

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