Best time to go to Greenland for a perfect weather and where to go?
Get the perfect time to visit Greenland from seasonal norms in many locations like Qasigiannguit or Nuuk, right here.
When is the best time to go to Greenland?
When is the best time to go to Greenland? Here's some information to help you in your decision:
- The weather is good across more than 0% of the territory of Greenland throughout the year
- On average, the warmest months in Nuuk are July and August, and the coldest months are February and March
- The rainiest months in this city are August, September, October and November
Annual weather in Greenland
For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Greenland for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:
|Month||Our opinion||View Details|
|January||2°F to 31°F||very bad weather|
|February||-4°F to 29°F||very bad weather|
|March||-4°F to 31°F||very bad weather|
|April||9°F to 34°F||very bad weather|
|May||25°F to 41°F||very bad weather|
|June||34°F to 49°F||very bad weather|
|July||38°F to 54°F||bad weather*|
|August||38°F to 52°F||very bad weather*|
|September||31°F to 45°F||very bad weather|
|October||22°F to 40°F||very bad weather|
|November||11°F to 34°F||very bad weather|
|December||7°F to 32°F||very bad weather|
Best time to travel to Greenland by cities
Temperatures and rainfall in Greenland
On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Greenland and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Nuuk, Aasiaat, Ilulissat, Qaqortoq and Sisimiut, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.
Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Greenland
Find out when Greenland has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.
Tourist seasons in Greenland
The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December. The number of visitors to Greenland is high in: June, July and August.
- Very low season in Greenland: January, February, March, May, October, November and December.
- Low season in Greenland: April and September.
- High season in Greenland: June.
- Peak season in Greenland: July and August.
Figure: Visitor index for Greenland month by month
Average price for flights to Greenland
A return flight between London and Nuuk is generally cheaper if you go in february ($ 1316 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 346 more for your airline ticket to Nuuk if you go in august.
Where to go in Greenland?
This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).
very bad weather
What can I do in Greenland?
Beaches / swimming
Nature and countryside
Culture and heritage
Crafts / shopping