January weather forecast
Qasigiannguit, Greenland

Weather in January

Sea temperature

In Qasigiannguit, Greenland, the average seawater temperature in January is -1.2°C (29.8°F).
Note: 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 January in Qasigiannguit is 2h and 28min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 21:00 and sunset at 21:00. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 09:55 and sunset at 15:20 -03.
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FAQ

What is the water temperature in January in Qasigiannguit?

In Qasigiannguit, Greenland, the average seawater temperature in January is -1.2°C (29.8°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 January in Qasigiannguit?

In Qasigiannguit, the average day length in January is 2h and 28min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Qasigiannguit?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 21:00 and sunset at 21:00. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 09:55 and sunset at 15:20 -03.

Average sea temperature in January
Qasigiannguit, Greenland

Average sea temperature in January - Qasigiannguit, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in January: -1.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (3.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (-1.4°C).

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Average daylight in January
Qasigiannguit, Greenland

Average daylight in January - Qasigiannguit, Greenland
  • Average daylight in January: 2h and 28min

The month with the longest days is August (Average daylight: 17h and 38min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 0h and 0min).

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