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Nanortalik Climate & Temperature

  • Nanortalik, Greenland is at 60°7'N, 45°13'W, 21 m (69 ft). See map.
  • Nanortalik has a polar tundra climate with no true summer (Köppen-Geiger classification: ET).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Nanortalik is situated in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2 degrees Celsius (35.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Nanortalik Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 895 mm (35.2 inches) which is equivalent to 895 Litres/m² (21.95 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Nanortalik you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Macquarie Island, Australia where you would find a Tundra climate.

Nanortalik Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (30) 0 (32) 1 (34) 4 (39) 7 (45) 9 (48) 10 (50) 10 (50) 9 (48) 5 (41) 1 (34) 0 (32) 5 (40)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (27) -2 (28) -2 (28) 1 (34) 4 (39) 6 (43) 7 (45) 7 (45) 6 (43) 3 (37) -1 (30) -2 (28) 2 (36)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (21) -5 (23) -5 (23) -2 (28) 1 (34) 2 (36) 3 (37) 4 (39) 3 (37) 0 (32) -3 (27) -5 (23) -1 (30)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 64 (3) 71 (3) 41 (2) 59 (2) 45 (2) 80 (3) 53 (2) 92 (4) 119 (5) 125 (5) 94 (4) 52 (2) 895 (35)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 9 (29) 11 (39) 11 (35) 10 (33) 10 (32) 7 (23) 11 (35) 10 (32) 14 (47) 12 (39) 10 (33) 11 (35) 126 (35)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 6h 48' 9h 05' 11h 47' 14h 37' 17h 14' 18h 45' 18h 03' 15h 41' 12h 53' 10h 03' 7h 27' 5h 59' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 10.1 19.4 30.2 41.9 50.1 53.3 50.3 41.9 30.5 19 9.9 6.6 30.2

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