Nuuk
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Nuuk

The best time to visit Nuuk 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 Nuuk is 10°C in August and the lowest is -7°C in February. The water temperature is between 0°C and 6°C.

Nuuk has the tundra climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Nuuk 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 Nuuk weather 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
Water temperature (°C) 1 0 1 1 2 4 6 6 5 4 2 2
Precipitation (mm) 26 22 20 29 32 26 38 40 50 43 37 34



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Nuuk weather

The Nuuk weather for will be 0° till 5° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain. The water temperature is -0°C.

Nuuk 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Tuesday
17 may
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3°C
-2°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
WSW
-0°C
3
Wednesday
18 may
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5°C
-1°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WSW
-0°C
5
Thursday
19 may
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4°C
1°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SSW
-0°C
3
Friday
20 may
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3°C
1°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
S
-0°C
2
Saturday
21 may
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4°C
1°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
S
-0°C
4


Climate Nuuk

Nuuk has the tundra climate prevailing. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for Nuuk 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.

Nuuk

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
Water temp. (°C) 1 0 1 1 2 4 6 6 5 4 2 2
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

Nuuk weather by month

What is the average Nuuk weather like in a given month? 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 Nuuk?

Nuuk is located in Greenland. It lies in a straight line at 11,232 km from Manila.

The coordinates of Nuuk are:

  • Latitude: 64.183333
  • Longitude: -51.75

The GPS coordinates are 64° 10' N, 51° 45' W

How long is the flight to Nuuk?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Nuuk is approximately 14 h. 10 min.

What are the nearest airports to Nuuk?

These are the airports closests to Nuuk:

  • Godthaab / Nuuk Airport (4 km), Nuuk

How many inhabitants are there in Nuuk?

Nuuk has approximately 14,798 inhabitants.

How big is Nuuk?

The area of Nuuk is around 369 km².

What is the currency of Nuuk?

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

Exchange rates on 17 May 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 Nuuk?

The area code to call Nuuk is +299.