Weather in August
ushers slight changes with sea temperatures ascending to 3.2°C. Despite these increases, the majority of visitors still find it noticeably cool. The duration of daylight starts decreasing, signaling the end of summer. August marks the last full month of dependable touring conditions. As the month advances, expect to see cooler days and increased ice.
, the average seawater temperature in August is 3.2°C.Note
: Regarding swimming, this is extremely cold, hazardous, and can lead to death. Hypothermia sets in rapidly without the protection of insulating waterproof gear.
The month with the longest days in Qasigiannguit is August, with an average of 17h and 36min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 03:24 and sunset at 23:37. On the last day of August, in Qasigiannguit, sunrise is at 05:43 and sunset at 21:07 -02.