Monthly weather forecast and climate
Upernavik, Greenland

How much does it rain in Upernavik?

In Upernavik, Greenland, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113 days and collects up to 251mm (9.9") of precipitation.

What is the coldest month in Upernavik?

The coldest month in Upernavik is March, with an average high-temperature of -16.4°C (2.5°F) and an average low-temperature of -23.2°C (-9.8°F).

What is the driest month in Upernavik?

March is the month with the least rainfall in Upernavik. Rain falls for 8 days and accumulates 8mm (0.3") of precipitation.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Upernavik?

March through May, with an average sea temperature of -1.8°C (28.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Upernavik. 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 warmest month in Upernavik?

With an average high-temperature of 8°C (46.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 2.4°C (36.3°F), July is the warmest month in Upernavik.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Upernavik?

Month with the warmest seawater in Upernavik, Greenland, is August, with an average sea temperature of 5.2°C (41.4°F). Swimming in 5.2°C (41.4°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the wettest month in Upernavik?

The month with the most rainfall in Upernavik is September when the rain falls for 11 days and typically aggregates up to 38mm (1.5") of precipitation.
Average temperature - Upernavik, Greenland
Average rainfall - Upernavik, Greenland
Average rainfall days - Upernavik, Greenland
Average sea temperature - Upernavik, Greenland

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (5.2°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are March, April and May (-1.8°C).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Upernavik, Greenland
Average UV index - Upernavik, Greenland