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

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Traveling to Nanortalik, Greenland? If you're planning to go to Nanortalik, I've got 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 Nanortalik, Greenland

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

Important essentials for Nanortalik, Greenland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • N95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

In January, Nanortalik can be bitter cold. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Nanortalik, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost almost every day. Additionally, it is windy.

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February

If you go to Nanortalik in February, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to rain or snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

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March

If you go to Nanortalik in March, you will notice that it is very cold. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

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April

April here is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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May

May in Nanortalik is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

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June

June here is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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July

July in Nanortalik is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C).

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August

If you go to Nanortalik in August, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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September

September in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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October

October in Nanortalik is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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November

If you go to Nanortalik in November, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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December

If you go to Nanortalik in December, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

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Activities for Nanortalik, Greenland

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

If you are intending to go to the stunning Nanortalik Church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Rock Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

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