Greenland weather in February

Considering a trip to Greenland this February and wondering about the expected weather conditions? Find all the crucial information you need right here, addressing your question:

What is the weather like in Greenland in February?

The weather in Greenland in February can be quite varied, with temperatures that range from very cold to cold and precipitation levels ranging from low to heavy. In February, it is winter.

The average maximum daytime temperatures vary from very cold in Nord at -24°C to cold in Ittoqqortoormiit at 2°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to -2°C in Ittoqqortoormiit and -30°C in Nord. Typically, it's the chilliest month of the year. Making it a great time for staying indoors and enjoying the warmth. Make sure you're prepared by packing the right winter outfits.

In February, precipitation varies across different areas. From low snowfall in Kangerlussuaq with an average of 12 mm to heavy snowfall in PrChristianSund with 228 mm. Looking at the climate data spanning the last 30 years, this month usually has the lowest rainfall in Ilulissat, marking it as the year's driest month.

For specific regional insights in Greenland for February, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Greenland climate page.

Where to go in Greenland in February

Find the average weather conditions in February 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 February for the 5 most popular destinations in Greenland?

Average weather in Ilulissat

In February Ilulissat generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -13°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -21°C and low monthly snowfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Ilulissat
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly snowfall Snowfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
-12°C 
-19°C 
19 mm 
8 days 
poor 
-13°C 
-21°C 
15 mm 
7 days 
poor 
March   >> March
>>  
-11°C 
-19°C 
17 mm 
9 days 
poor 
Climate in Ilulissat

Average weather in Kangerlussuaq

In February Kangerlussuaq generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -15°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -23°C and low monthly snowfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Kangerlussuaq
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly snowfall Snowfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
-15°C 
-23°C 
14 mm 
7 days 
poor 
-15°C 
-23°C 
12 mm 
6 days 
poor 
March   >> March
>>  
-11°C 
-20°C 
11 mm 
8 days 
poor 
Climate in Kangerlussuaq

Average weather in Narsaq

In February Narsaq generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -5°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -12°C and moderate monthly snowfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Narsaq
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly snowfall Snowfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
-5°C 
-12°C 
92 mm 
11 days 
poor 
-5°C 
-12°C 
99 mm 
10 days 
poor 
March   >> March
>>  
-2°C 
-10°C 
76 mm 
11 days 
poor 
Climate in Narsaq

Average weather in Kulusuk

In February Kulusuk generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -4°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -9°C and high monthly snowfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Kulusuk
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snowfall Snowfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
-4°C 
-8°C 
1 hour 
156 mm 
16 days 
poor 
-4°C 
-9°C 
35 hours 
154 mm 
14 days 
poor 
March   >> March
>>  
-4°C 
-9°C 
117 hours 
127 mm 
14 days 
poor 
Climate in Kulusuk

Average weather in Tasiilaq

In February Tasiilaq generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -4°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -9°C and high monthly snowfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Tasiilaq
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snowfall Snowfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
-4°C 
-9°C 
1 hour 
141 mm 
16 days 
poor 
-4°C 
-9°C 
35 hours 
139 mm 
14 days 
poor 
March   >> March
>>  
-4°C 
-9°C 
117 hours 
118 mm 
14 days 
poor 
Climate in Tasiilaq

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Greenland.

Is February the best time to visit Greenland?

In our view, February might not be the best time to travel to Greenland with often poor weather in Ilulissat.

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

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