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Uummannaq Climate & Temperature

  • Uummannaq, Greenland is at 7040'N, 527'W, 39 m (128 ft). See map.
  • Uummannaq has a polar tundra climate with no true summer (Kppen-Geiger classification: ET).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Uummannaq is situated in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is -3.9 degrees Celsius (25 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23 °C (41.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Uummannaq Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 201 mm (7.9 inches) which is equivalent to 201 Litres/m (4.93 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Uummannaq you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.

Uummannaq Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (14) -12 (10) -11 (12) -7 (19) 3 (37) 8 (46) 11 (52) 10 (50) 5 (41) 0 (32) -4 (25) -7 (19) -1 (30)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (9) -15 (5) -15 (6) -11 (13) -1 (31) 5 (41) 8 (46) 8 (46) 3 (37) -2 (28) -6 (22) -9 (16) -4 (25)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (3) -18 (0) -18 (0) -14 (7) -4 (25) 2 (36) 5 (41) 5 (41) 1 (34) -4 (25) -7 (19) -11 (12) -7 (20)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 24 (1) 16 (1) 13 (1) 13 (1) 11 (0) 11 (0) 11 (0) 12 (0) 21 (1) 19 (1) 25 (1) 25 (1) 201 (8)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 8 (26) 6 (21) 6 (19) 6 (20) 5 (16) 3 (10) 4 (13) 4 (13) 7 (23) 6 (19) 8 (27) 8 (26) 71 (19)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 1h 17' 6h 57' 11h 51' 16h 39' 22h 50' 0h 50' 0h 32' 18h 45' 13h 40' 8h 51' 2h 38' 0h 50' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 0.1 9 19.7 31.3 39.6 42.8 39.7 31.4 19.9 8.6 -0.2 -4 19.7

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