Greenland
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Greenland

The best time to visit in Greenland is from June until September, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Greenland is 10°C in August and the lowest is -7°C in February.

Greenland has the ice cap climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Greenland or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Greenland by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -6 -7 -6 -2 2 7 9 10 6 1 -3 -4
Precipitation (mm) 26 22 20 29 32 26 38 40 50 43 37 34

Climate data from city: Nuuk




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14 day weather forecast Greenland

The weather for Greenland will be -2° till -6° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Greenland is based on the weather conditions in the city of Nuuk.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Monday
24 january
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-2°C
-7°C
2.4 mm
85%
7 Bft
ZZO
2.0 cm
1
Tuesday
25 january
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-6°C
-14°C
4.8 mm
95%
5 Bft
ZO
5.8 cm
1
Wednesday
26 january
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-6°C
-13°C
4.4 mm
95%
7 Bft
ZZO
5.2 cm
1
Thursday
27 january
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-7°C
-20°C
1.8 mm
85%
7 Bft
ZZO
2.1 cm
1
Friday
28 january
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-7°C
-22°C
0.1 mm
20%
6 Bft
O
0 cm
1
Saturday
29 january
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-6°C
-12°C
11.6 mm
100%
8 Bft
ZW
13.9 cm
1
Sunday
30 january
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-11°C
-16°C
2.3 mm
90%
7 Bft
ZO
2.6 cm
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Monday
31 january
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-9°C
-15°C
3.4 mm
90%
11 Bft
WZW
4.1 cm
1
Tuesday
1 february
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-11°C
-14°C
6.7 mm
95%
5 Bft
ZZW
7.0 cm
1
Wednesday
2 february
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-12°C
-16°C
1.4 mm
75%
6 Bft
ZZW
0.6 cm
1
Thursday
3 february
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-10°C
-21°C
0 mm
0%
7 Bft
NO
0 cm
1
Friday
4 february
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-2°C
-8°C
1.9 mm
85%
6 Bft
NO
2.2 cm
1
Saturday
5 february
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-6°C
-10°C
0.3 mm
25%
5 Bft
OZO
0 cm
1
Sunday
6 february
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-8°C
-13°C
2.0 mm
85%
3 Bft
Z
2.0 cm
1

Climate Greenland

Greenland has the ice cap climate prevailing. It is always cold here with temperatures below 0°C. The average annual temperature for Greenland is 0° degrees and there is about 395 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 190 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 2.

Climate table of Greenland

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -6 -7 -6 -2 2 7 9 10 6 1 -3 -4
Night temp. (°C) -9 -10 -10 -6 -1 4 7 7 3 -1 -5 -7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 26 22 20 29 32 26 38 40 50 43 37 34
Days with rain 3 3 4 7 8 10 10 11 13 8 6 5
Days with snow 13 13 14 14 11 2 - 1 5 9 10 14
Dry days 15 12 13 9 12 18 21 19 12 14 14 12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 2 3 5 6 9 12 12 9 6 5 4 1
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4
UV-index 2 1 1 2 2 2 3 2 1 2 2 1

Climate data from city: Nuuk

Greenland weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Greenland? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Greenland?

Greenland lies in a straight line about 10,338 km from Philippines (Manila → Nuuk).

How long is the flight to Greenland?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Greenland is approximately 13 hours.

What are the largest airports in Greenland?

These are the largest airports in Greenland:

How many inhabitants are there in Greenland?

Greenland has approximately 55,877 inhabitants.

How big is Greenland?

The area of Greenland is around 2,166,086 km². It is 7x bigger than Philippines.

What is the capital of Greenland?

The capital of Greenland is Nuuk.

What is the currency of Greenland?

In Greenland the Danish krone (DKK) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 24 January 2022

  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.13 Danish krone
  • 1 Danish krone = 7.69 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 13.00 Danish krone
  • 100 Danish krone = 769.42 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Greenland?

The area code to call Greenland is +299.