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

January weather forecast and climate
Upernavik, Greenland

Enero, the same as Diciembre, is another frigid cold winter month in Upernavik, Greenland, with average temperature fluctuating between -13.6°C (7.5°F) and -19.8°C (-3.6°F).

Temperature

In Upernavik, Greenland, the average high-temperature in Enero is relatively the same as in Diciembre - a still frigid cold -13.6°C (7.5°F). In Upernavik, the average low-temperature is -19.8°C (-3.6°F).

Rainfall

In Upernavik, during Enero, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 12mm (0.47") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Upernavik, there are 113 rainfall days, and 251mm (9.88") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Upernavik, the average seawater temperature in Enero is -1.6°C (29.1°F).
Note: 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

In Upernavik, the average length of the day is 0.2h.

Sunshine

Enero, Noviembre and Diciembre, with an average of 0h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Upernavik.

UV index

Enero through Marzo, Octubre through Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 0 in Enero interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in Enero in Upernavik?

In Enero, in Upernavik, Greenland, the average high-temperature is -13.6°C (7.5°F), and the average low-temperature is -19.8°C (-3.6°F).

How much does it rain in Upernavik in Enero?

In Enero, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout Enero, 12mm (0.47") of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in Enero in Upernavik?

In Upernavik, Greenland, the average seawater temperature in Enero is -1.6°C (29.1°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Upernavik have in Enero?

In Upernavik, Greenland, the average length of the day in Enero is 0.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Upernavik?

Enero, Noviembre and Diciembre, with an average of 0h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Upernavik.

How long on average sun shines in Enero in Upernavik?

In Enero, the average sunshine in Upernavik, Greenland, is 0h.

When is the lowest UV index in Upernavik?

Months with the lowest UV index in Upernavik, Greenland, are Enero through Marzo, Octubre through Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

What is the UV index intensity in Enero in Upernavik?

The average daily maximum UV index in Enero in Upernavik, Greenland, is 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in January: -13.6°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 January: -19.8°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 January - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in January: 12mm

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

Average rainfall days in January - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9 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 January - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in January: -1.6°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 January / Average sunshine in January - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average daylight in January: 0.2h

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 January: 0h

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 January - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average UV index in January: 0

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).