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Danmarkshavn Climate & Temperature

  • Danmarkshavn, Greenland is at 7646'N, 1840'W, 12 m (39 ft). See map.
  • Danmarkshavn has a polar tundra climate with no true summer (Kppen-Geiger classification: ET).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Danmarkshavn is situated in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is -12.3 degrees Celsius (9.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 28 °C (50.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Danmarkshavn Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 139 mm (5.5 inches) which is equivalent to 139 Litres/m (3.41 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Danmarkshavn you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.

Danmarkshavn Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-1) -20 (-3) -19 (-2) -13 (9) -3 (26) 4 (38) 7 (45) 6 (42) -2 (29) -11 (13) -16 (3) -18 (1) -9 (17)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-10) -24 (-12) -23 (-10) -17 (1) -7 (20) 1 (33) 4 (39) 2 (36) -4 (24) -14 (8) -20 (-4) -22 (-7) -12 (10)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-18) -29 (-20) -28 (-18) -22 (-7) -10 (14) -2 (29) 1 (34) 0 (32) -7 (20) -17 (2) -24 (-11) -26 (-15) -16 (4)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 11 (0) 12 (0) 16 (1) 10 (0) 5 (0) 6 (0) 14 (1) 15 (1) 11 (0) 12 (0) 12 (0) 15 (1) 139 (5)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 0h 50' 2h 51' 11h 20' 19h 26' 0h 50' 0h 50' 0h 50' 22h 42' 14h 07' 5h 55' 0h 50' 0h 50' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). -6.6 3 13.6 25.2 33.5 36.7 33.7 25.3 13.9 2.7 -6.7 -10.2 13.6

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