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Average climate of Greenland

The climate of Greenland has an average yearly temperature of -21°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to -31°C and rise to -7°C.

Annually, about 213 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Greenland. Additionally, about 38 cm of snow falls each year.

There are no best months to visit Greenland.

Temperature -31 to -7°C
Rain 213 mm
Snow 38 cm
The climate of Greenland
  • Average yearly temperature: -21°C
  • Highest temperature: -7°C in July
  • Lowest temperature: -31°C in January, February and December
  • Precipitation: 213 mm per year, averaging 18 mm per month
  • Driest months: 9,9 mm in March, 10 mm in February and 11 mm in December
  • Wettest months: 26 mm in September, 24 mm in August and 23 mm in October
  • Snowfall: 38 cm per year

Climate table Greenland

The climate table for Greenland shows the average temperatures, precipitation, snowfall, and UV index per month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) -31 -31 -30 -22 -16 -10 -7 -10 -18 -23 -27 -31
Nighttime temperature (°C) -42 -43 -42 -35 -28 -19 -16 -20 -27 -33 -38 -42
Precipitation (mm) 12 10 9,9 22 20 19 17 24 26 23 19 11
Snowfall (cm) 2,4 1,9 1,0 2,9 4,6 3,5 2,3 3,6 4,2 6,3 2,9 1,6
UV Index 0 1 3 5 6 7 7 5 3 1 0 0

Temperature per month in Greenland

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Greenland

Temperature per month in Greenland

Precipitation per month in Greenland

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in Greenland.

Precipitation per month in Greenland

Snowfall per month in Greenland

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters per month in Greenland.

Snowfall per month in Greenland

UV index per month in Greenland

This graph shows the average UV index per month in Greenland.

UV index per month in Greenland

Yearly temperature in Greenland

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Greenland, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Greenland

Yearly total precipitation in Greenland

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in Greenland.

Precipitation per year in Greenland

Yearly snowfall in Greenland

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in Greenland, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in Greenland

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Average weather in Greenland per month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Greenland and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Greenland, you can view the average temperature, precipitation, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.