The temperature in Greenland depends very much on where you are and at what time of year you visit the country. The average temperature thus keeping below + 10 ° C in June, July and August in virtually every town in Greenland, whilst all places are below freezing from November to April.
Summer temperatures will because of the low humidity in Greenland often feels warmer than you would think. Is the sun is shining, short-sleeved shirts and t-shirts are perfectly.
Temperatures in Greenland in the past over 130 years has shown a slight upward trend, but on a shorter scale of the 30s and 40s, there were very warm, have been generally decreasing temperatures, most notably on the West Coast, first in recent years have shown increasing trend.
On the east coast there has been a growing trend since the mid-70s. The current temperature level is the highest in the series. 2001-2010 was the warmest decade in all series, and in 2010 had record year temperature several places in Greenland.
Sisimiut lies in the polar climate and in category E within Köppen climate classification. The average temperature is 10 ° C or lower. The coldest month has an average temperature in February at -10.2 ° C and in March -10.1 ° C. The hottest months are July and August, there have average temperature of 9.8 ° C and 9.3 ° C and are the only months with temperatures of 1 ° C on the average minimum temperature. Rainfall is very low in Sisimiut, and most rainfall occurs during the period from July to December.
In the following you can see a list of showing monthly average temperatures in Sisimiut.
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