Best time to go to, climate and weather Greenland

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Greenland

Best time to visit and weather Greenland

Best time to visit and weather Greenland

The best time to go to Greenland is from june until september, in which you have a very cold temperature, but little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Greenland is 11° in july and the lowest is -5° in february.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Greenland or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Greenland
  Max temp Precipchance Precip Snow days
Jan -4° 57 mm 15
Feb -5° 54 mm 13
Mar -5° 45 mm 16
Apr -1° 69 mm 14
May 66 mm 10
Jun 51 mm 1
Jul 11° 59 mm 0
Aug 11° 89 mm 0
Sep 110 mm 4
Oct 74 mm 9
Nov -2° 78 mm 12
Dec -3° 66 mm 15
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Greenland? Go to the full climate information about Greenland


Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Greenland indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Greenland.

Best warm months
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Best cold months
  Winter sports Snow Cold
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Holiday Greenland

Holiday Greenland

Hotels and apartments in Greenland

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Flight tickets to Greenland

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Climate Greenland

Climate Greenland

In Greenland there are 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the subarctic climate and tundra climate. The average annual temperature for Greenland is 2° degrees and there is 818 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 159 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 2.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Nuuk in Greenland per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan -4° -8° 57 mm 5 15 11 4 2
Feb -5° -9° 54 mm 3 13 12 3 1
Mar -5° -9° 45 mm 3 16 12 3 2
Apr -1° -5° 69 mm 5 14 11 3 2
May 66 mm 8 10 13 3 2
Jun 51 mm 11 1 18 3 2
Jul 11° 59 mm 10 0 21 3 3
Aug 11° 89 mm 13 0 18 3 3
Sep 110 mm 16 4 10 3 1
Oct 74 mm 9 9 13 3 2
Nov -2° -5° 78 mm 6 12 12 4 2
Dec -3° -7° 66 mm 6 15 10 4 1

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum -4° in january in Greenland and at least around -8° degrees. In january there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 57 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Greenland and on average, it snows 15 days in january.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum -5° in february in Greenland and at least around -9° degrees. In february there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 54 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Greenland and on average, it snows 13 days in february.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum -5° in march in Greenland and at least around -9° degrees. In march there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 45 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Greenland and on average, it snows 16 days in march.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum -1° in april in Greenland and at least around -5° degrees. In april there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 69 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Greenland and on average, it snows 14 days in april.

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 4° in may in Greenland and at least around 0° degrees. In may there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 66 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Greenland and on average, it snows 10 days in may.

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 8° in june in Greenland and at least around 5° degrees. In june there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 51 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in Greenland and on average, it snows 1 day in june.

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 11° in july in Greenland and at least around 8° degrees. In july there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 59 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Greenland.

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 11° in august in Greenland and at least around 8° degrees. In august there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 89 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Greenland.

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 7° in september in Greenland and at least around 4° degrees. In september there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 110 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Greenland and on average, it snows 4 days in september.

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 3° in october in Greenland and at least around 0° degrees. In october there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 74 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Greenland and on average, it snows 9 days in october.

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum -2° in november in Greenland and at least around -5° degrees. In november there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 78 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Greenland and on average, it snows 12 days in november.

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum -3° in december in Greenland and at least around -7° degrees. In december there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 66 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Greenland and on average, it snows 15 days in december.

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Weather statistics Greenland

Weather statistics Greenland

View all weather statistics from Greenland per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Greenland and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Greenland

14 day weather forecast Greenland

The weather for Nuuk in Greenland will be 3° till -10° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week
  We21 Nov Th22 Nov Fr23 Nov Sa24 Nov Su25 Nov Mo26 Nov Tu27 Nov
  Sneeuw Zware sneeuwval Lichte sneeuw Bewolkt Broken wolken Helder hemel Gespreide bewolking
Max (°C) -4° -2°
Min (°C) -7° -6° -2° -2° -4°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 80% 95% 45% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 6.5mm 32.2mm 1.4mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
Snowfall and snow cover
Snowfall (cm) 9.5cm 48.3cm 1.6cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm
Snow cover (cm) 21cm 69cm 71cm 61cm 51cm 51cm 51cm
UV-index
UV-index 2 1 1 1 3 3 1
Weather forecast next week
  We28 Nov Th29 Nov Fr30 Nov Sa1 Dec Su2 Dec Mo3 Dec Tu4 Dec
  Helder hemel Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Helder hemel Enkele wolken Helder hemel
Max (°C) -4° -4° -5° -7° -9° -10° -12°
Min (°C) -5° -6° -7° -8° -10° -11° -13°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
Snowfall and snow cover
Snowfall (cm) 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm
Snow cover (cm) 51cm 51cm 51cm 51cm 51cm 51cm 51cm
UV-index
UV-index 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
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About Greenland

About Greenland

Greenland is in the continental part Noord-Amerika and the capital is Nuuk. It is 2.166.086 km² with 44.087 km of coastline and has a population of 55.877. In terms of area, the country is 9x bigger than United Kingdom. If you want to call Greenland you have to use +299 or 00299 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2995012457809 or 002995012457809.


Greenland is in a straight line at 3.245 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 5 hour.

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Time difference Greenland

Time difference Greenland

In Greenland it is now 03:44 hour at night on wednesday 21 november 2018. That is 3 hour earlier than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Greenland is America/Godthab and the Greenwich time is UTC-03.

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Vaccinations Greenland

Vaccinations Greenland

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Greenland.

  • Rabiës
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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Reisadvies

Reisadvies Greenland

Reisadvies voor Greenland

Bron: Nederlandwereldwijd.nl - Rijksoverheid

Dit reisadvies is opnieuw beoordeeld. Er is geen reden voor inhoudelijke aanpassingen.

Bekijk het actuele reisadvies voor Greenland op de site van de Rijksoverheid.

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Currency Greenland

Currency Greenland

In Greenland the Deense kroon is used to pay.

Exchange rate Deense kroon op 21 november 2018

1 Deense kroon = € 0,13 euro
100 Deense kroon = € 13,41 euro

1 euro = 7,46 Deense kroon
100 euro = 745,74 Deense kroon

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It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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