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What is the climate like in 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

Climate table Greenland

The climate table for Greenland shows the average temperatures, rainfall, snowfall, and UV index by 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
Rainfall (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 by month in Greenland

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

Temperature by month in Greenland

Rainfall by month in Greenland

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

Rainfall by month in Greenland

Snowfall by month in Greenland

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

Snowfall by month in Greenland

UV index by month in Greenland

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

UV index by 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 rainfall in Greenland

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

Rainfall 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 by 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, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.