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Upernavik Climate & Temperature

  • Upernavik, Greenland is at 7247'N, 569'W,
  • Upernavik has a polar tundra climate with no true summer (Kppen-Geiger classification: ET).
  • The annual average temperature is -6.6 degrees Celsius (20.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.5 °C (45.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Upernavik Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 247 mm (9.7 inches) which is equivalent to 247 Litres/m (6.06 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Upernavik you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.

Upernavik Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (9) -16 (3) -15 (5) -8 (18) 1 (34) 6 (43) 10 (50) 9 (48) 4 (39) -1 (30) -5 (23) -10 (14) -3 (26)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (2) -20 (-3) -20 (-3) -13 (10) -3 (28) 3 (37) 6 (43) 6 (43) 2 (35) -4 (26) -8 (18) -13 (9) -7 (20)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-4) -23 (-9) -24 (-11) -17 (1) -6 (21) -1 (30) 2 (36) 3 (37) -1 (30) -6 (21) -11 (12) -16 (3) -10 (14)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 11 (0) 10 (0) 8 (0) 12 (0) 11 (0) 14 (1) 26 (1) 31 (1) 36 (1) 31 (1) 35 (1) 22 (1) 247 (10)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 8 (26) 7 (25) 6 (19) 7 (23) 6 (19) 4 (13) 5 (16) 5 (16) 8 (27) 11 (35) 10 (33) 9 (29) 86 (24)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 0h 00' 0h 38' 3h 25' 7h 08' 7h 32' 7h 30' 8h 44' 6h 54' 3h 28' 1h 13' 0h 04' 0h 00' 3h 54'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 0h 50' 5h 39' 11h 43' 17h 15' 0h 01' 0h 50' 0h 50' 20h 07' 13h 47' 8h 12' 1h 28' 0h 50' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). -2.5 6.9 17.6 29.2 37.5 40.7 37.6 29.2 17.8 6.5 -2.7 -6.2 17.6

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