Eastern Greenland, Greenland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Eastern Greenland, Greenland? If you're planning to go to Eastern Greenland, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Eastern Greenland, Greenland

Based on the climate and weather in Eastern Greenland, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Eastern Greenland, Greenland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Eastern Greenland, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

Eastern Greenland is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some. For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Eastern Greenland, Greenland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Eastern Greenland.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Eastern Greenland.

    What to wear/what to pack for Eastern Greenland, Greenland by month

    Already know when you're traveling?

    January

    January is unbearably cold. Temperatures average in the 30+ below zero F (30+ below zero C) during the day.

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    February

    February in Eastern Greenland is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 60+ below zero F (50+ below zero C).

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    March

    March in Eastern Greenland is unbearably cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 50+ below zero F (40+ below zero C).

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    April

    If you go to Eastern Greenland in April, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

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    May

    May in Eastern Greenland can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the single digits F (10+ below zero C) during the day.

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    June

    If you go to Eastern Greenland in June, you will notice that it is biting cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C).

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    July

    July here is unbearably cold. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

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    August

    August in Eastern Greenland can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

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    September

    If you are traveling to Eastern Greenland in September, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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    October

    October in Eastern Greenland can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40+ below zero F (40+ below zero C).

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    November

    If you are traveling to Eastern Greenland in November, you will notice that it is biting cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 30+ below zero F (30+ below zero C).

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    December

    If you go to Eastern Greenland in December, you will notice that it is unbearably cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 20+ below zero F (30+ below zero C).

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