Upernavik
Greenland
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Upernavik, Greenland

The last month of the summer, Agosto, is also a frosty month in Upernavik, Greenland, with average temperature ranging between max 7.7°C (45.9°F) and min 2.5°C (36.5°F).

Temperature

In Upernavik, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in Julio - a still chilly 7.7°C (45.9°F). In Agosto, in Upernavik, the average low-temperature is 2.5°C (36.5°F).

Rainfall

In Upernavik, Greenland, during 8 rainfall days, 26mm (1.02") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Upernavik, Greenland, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113 days and collects up to 251mm (9.88") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater is Agosto, with an average sea temperature of 5.2°C (41.4°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Upernavik, the average length of the day is 20h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

In Agosto, the average daily maximum UV index in Upernavik is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In Agosto, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in Agosto in Upernavik?

The average high-temperature, in Agosto, in Upernavik, Greenland, is 7.7°C (45.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 2.5°C (36.5°F).

How many days does it rain in Agosto in Upernavik?

In Upernavik, Greenland, during Agosto, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 26mm (1.02") of precipitation.

What month is the sea warmest in Upernavik?

With an average sea temperature of 5.2°C (41.4°F), Agosto is the month with the warmest seawater in Upernavik.

What is the sea water temperature in Agosto in Upernavik?

In Agosto, the average sea temperature in Upernavik is 5.2°C (41.4°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Upernavik have in Agosto?

In Agosto, the average length of the day in Upernavik, Greenland, is 20h.

How many hours of sunshine does Upernavik have in Agosto?

In Agosto, the average sunshine in Upernavik, Greenland, is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in Agosto in Upernavik?

In Agosto, the average daily maximum UV index in Upernavik is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in August: 7.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (-16.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 2.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (2.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (-23.2°C).

Average rainfall in August - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in August: 26mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (38mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (8mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in August: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (15 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (6 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in August: 5.2°C

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 in August / Average sunshine in August - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average daylight in August: 20h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 0).

Average UV index in August - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average UV index in August: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 0).