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

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Traveling to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland? If you're planning to go to Kangerlussuaq, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

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

Important essentials for Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to Kangerlussuaq in January, you will notice that it is biting cold. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February in this region is unbearably cold. Temperatures average in the single digits F (10+ below zero C) during the day.

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March

March in Kangerlussuaq is unbearably cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

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April

April in Kangerlussuaq is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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May

May in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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June

If you vacation in Kangerlussuaq during June, you may notice that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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July

July in Kangerlussuaq is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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August

If you vacation in Kangerlussuaq during August, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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September

September in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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October

October in this region is frosty. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

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November

November here can be dangerously cold. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

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December

December here can be dangerously cold. Temperatures average in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C) during the day.

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