January weather forecast and climate
Sisimiut, Greenland

Temperature

The average high-temperature, in Sisimiut, is -9.4°C (15.1°F), while the average low-temperature is -16.3°C (2.7°F).

Rainfall

In Sisimiut, during January, the rain falls for 10.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 19mm (0.7") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 137.2 rainfall days, and 382mm (15") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through December.

Sea temperature

In Sisimiut, the average water temperature is -0.7°C (30.7°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 4.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January in Sisimiut is 0.1h.

What is the temperature in January in Sisimiut?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Sisimiut, is -9.4°C (15.1°F), while the average low-temperature is -16.3°C (2.7°F).

How much does it rain in Sisimiut in January?

In Sisimiut, Greenland, in January, during 10.5 rainfall days, 19mm (0.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Sisimiut?

In Sisimiut, Greenland, during January, snow falls for 10.1 days.

What is the water temperature in January in Sisimiut?

In Sisimiut, in January, 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.

How many hours of daylight does Sisimiut have in January?

In Sisimiut, Greenland, the average length of the day in January is 4.2h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Sisimiut?

The average sunshine in January in Sisimiut, Greenland, is 0.1h.
Average temperature in January - Sisimiut, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in January: -9.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (9.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-10.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -16.3°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (3.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (-18°C).

Average rainfall in January - Sisimiut, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in January: 19mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (52mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (18mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Sisimiut, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in January: 10.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (14.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (9.1 days).

Average snowfall days in January - Sisimiut, Greenland
  • Average snowfall days in January: 10.1 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are November and December (13.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is August (0.2 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Sisimiut, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in January: -0.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (4.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (-1.3°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Sisimiut, Greenland
  • Average daylight in January: 4.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 2.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 0.1h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0h).

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