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Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn Climate & Temperature

  • Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn, Greenland is at 6913'N, 512'W, 39 m (128 ft). See map.
  • Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn has a polar tundra climate with no true summer (Kppen-Geiger classification: ET).
  • The mean annual temperature is -4 degrees Celsius (24.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.5 °C (40.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 263 mm (10.4 inches) which is equivalent to 263 Litres/m (6.45 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.

Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (14) -10 (14) -9 (16) -4 (25) 4 (39) 9 (48) 12 (54) 10 (50) 5 (41) -1 (30) -4 (25) -8 (18) -1 (31)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (8) -14 (7) -13 (9) -9 (17) 1 (33) 6 (43) 9 (47) 7 (45) 2 (36) -4 (25) -8 (19) -11 (12) -4 (25)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (1) -18 (0) -17 (1) -13 (9) -3 (27) 3 (37) 5 (41) 4 (39) -1 (30) -7 (19) -11 (12) -14 (7) -7 (19)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 10 (0) 13 (1) 13 (1) 15 (1) 18 (1) 19 (1) 32 (1) 32 (1) 41 (2) 32 (1) 21 (1) 17 (1) 263 (10)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 9 (29) 9 (32) 9 (29) 10 (33) 8 (26) 6 (20) 7 (23) 8 (26) 11 (37) 11 (35) 11 (37) 9 (29) 108 (30)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 0h 00' 1h 03' 4h 36' 7h 30' 9h 42' 10h 44' 10h 03' 9h 29' 5h 14' 2h 40' 0h 22' 0h 00' 5h 08'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 2h 03' 7h 32' 11h 55' 16h 20' 21h 47' 0h 50' 23h 49' 18h 09' 13h 36' 9h 11' 3h 42' 0h 50' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 1.3 10.4 21.2 32.8 41.1 44.2 41.2 32.8 21.4 10 1.2 -2.5 21.2

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