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UV Index in Nuuk, GL

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Today's UV index in Nuuk, Greenland Greenland will be up to 0.1, indicating low risk of harm from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Check our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Nuuk, reaching up to 0.1. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Nuuk Weather

Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Nuuk.

UV Index in Nuuk

The UV index in Nuuk ranges from low to moderate throughout the year, with the highest values occurring in the summer months. It is advisable to wear sunscreen and protective clothing to prevent sunburn (UV index 3-6).

Weather Seasons

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In Nuuk, the weather goes through distinct seasons. The spring (March to May) is chilly, with temperatures ranging between -9 °C to 2 °C (16 °F to 36 °F). Summer (June to August) is cool, temperatures average between 5 °C to 10 °C (41 °F to 50 °F). Autumn (September to November) is cold, with temperature dropping to around -5 °C to 5 °C (23 °F to 41 °F). Winter (December to February) is frigid, with temperatures as low as -13 °C to -6 °C (9 °F to 21 °F), accompanied by snowfall.

Nuuk's Climate

Compared to other regions, Nuuk experiences limited sun exposure due to its high latitude. During the winter months, daylight is minimal, with only a few hours of daylight each day. However, in the summer, Nuuk enjoys extended periods of daylight with up to 24 hours of sunlight known as the Midnight Sun phenomenon.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Nuuk. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.


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