Greenland weather in July

Thinking about venturing to Greenland this July and curious about the weather conditions to expect? This page holds all the key information you seek, responding to your question:

What is the weather like in Greenland in July?

Greenland offers a broad spectrum of weather patterns. In July, one might encounter temperatures that range from cold to moderate, and precipitation levels ranging from low to high. July is a summer month.

During the day the temperature is cold in Danmarkshavn at 5°C and moderate in Kangerlussuaq at 16°C. As night falls, temperatures generally drop to 7°C in Kangerlussuaq and 0°C in Danmarkshavn. On average, July is the month with the highest temperature of the year in Greenland.

In July, precipitation varies across different areas. From low rainfall in Danmarkshavn with an average of 25 mm to high rainfall in PrChristianSund with 114 mm.

For a closer look at July's conditions in Greenland, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Greenland's yearly weather, check out our Greenland climate page.

Where to go in Greenland in July

Find the average weather conditions in July for the most popular destinations in Greenland on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations in Greenland

What is the weather like in July for the 5 most popular destinations in Greenland?

Average weather in Ilulissat

In July Ilulissat generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 14°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 6°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Ilulissat
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
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<<   June June
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12°C 
4°C 
28 mm 
7 days 
14°C 
6°C 
32 mm 
7 days 
August   >> August
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12°C 
4°C 
49 mm 
8 days 
Climate in Ilulissat

Average weather in Kangerlussuaq

In July Kangerlussuaq generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 16°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 7°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Kangerlussuaq
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   June June
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14°C 
5°C 
38 mm 
9 days 
16°C 
7°C 
45 mm 
10 days 
August   >> August
>>  
13°C 
5°C 
47 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Kangerlussuaq

Average weather in Narsaq

In July Narsaq generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 13°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 6°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Narsaq
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   June June
<<  
12°C 
4°C 
95 mm 
11 days 
13°C 
6°C 
97 mm 
14 days 
August   >> August
>>  
12°C 
6°C 
126 mm 
11 days 
poor 
Climate in Narsaq

Average weather in Kulusuk

In July Kulusuk generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 8°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 4°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Kulusuk
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   June June
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6°C 
1°C 
233 hours 
68 mm 
11 days 
poor 
8°C 
4°C 
247 hours 
61 mm 
8 days 
poor 
August   >> August
>>  
8°C 
4°C 
191 hours 
82 mm 
11 days 
poor 
Climate in Kulusuk

Average weather in Tasiilaq

In July Tasiilaq generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 10°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 4°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Tasiilaq
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   June June
<<  
7°C 
1°C 
233 hours 
64 mm 
11 days 
poor 
10°C 
4°C 
247 hours 
56 mm 
8 days 
poor 
August   >> August
>>  
10°C 
4°C 
191 hours 
77 mm 
11 days 
poor 
Climate in Tasiilaq

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Is July the best time to visit Greenland?

We consider July to be one of the best times to travel to Greenland. Typically, the climate in Ilulissat is tolerable. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in June and July offering mostly tolerable weather in Ilulissat. On the other hand, the months of January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December tend to have poor weather conditions.

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