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

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Traveling to Northern Greenland, Greenland? If you're planning to go to Northern Greenland, this 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 Northern Greenland, Greenland

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

Important essentials for Northern Greenland, Greenland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Northern Greenland, 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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • N95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.

  • (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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

Traveling to Northern Greenland in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

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February

February in Northern Greenland is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20+ below zero F (30+ below zero C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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March

March in Northern Greenland is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20+ below zero F (30+ below zero C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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April

April in Northern Greenland is very cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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May

May in Northern Greenland can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

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June

June in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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July

July in Northern Greenland can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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August

August in Northern Greenland can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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September

If you are traveling to Northern Greenland in September, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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October

October in Northern Greenland can be extremely 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 80% to 90% range on average.

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November

November in Northern Greenland is unbearably cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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December

Traveling to Northern Greenland in December, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

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