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

October weather forecast and climate
Upernavik, Greenland

October, like September, is another subzero cold autumn month in Upernavik, Greenland, with average temperature fluctuating between -2.1°C (28.2°F) and -5.8°C (21.6°F).

Temperature

In Upernavik, the average high-temperature drops, from a wintry 3°C (37.4°F) in September, to a subzero cold -2.1°C (28.2°F). In Upernavik, in October, the average low-temperature is -5.8°C (21.6°F).

Rainfall

In Upernavik, during 12 rainfall days, 33mm (1.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 113 rainfall days, and 251mm (9.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Upernavik is 1.3°C (34.3°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 8.2h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Upernavik is 2h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Upernavik, Greenland. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 0 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in October in Upernavik?

In Upernavik, in October, the average high-temperature is -2.1°C (28.2°F), and the average low-temperature is -5.8°C (21.6°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Upernavik?

In Upernavik, Greenland, in October, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 33mm (1.3") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Upernavik?

In October, the average sea temperature in Upernavik is 1.3°C (34.3°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the average length of the day in October in Upernavik?

The average length of the day in October in Upernavik is 8.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Upernavik have in October?

In Upernavik, the average sunshine in October is 2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Upernavik?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Upernavik?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Upernavik, Greenland, is 0. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in October: -2.1°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 October: -5.8°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 October - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in October: 33mm

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

Average rainfall days in October - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12 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 October - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in October: 1.3°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 October / Average sunshine in October - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average daylight in October: 8.2h

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 October: 2h

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 October - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average UV index in October: 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).