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

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Traveling to Qassiarsuk, Greenland? If you're planning to go to Qassiarsuk, 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 Qassiarsuk, Greenland

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

Important essentials for Qassiarsuk, Greenland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • N95 masks

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.

  • (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


  • 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).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in this region can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. There is frost nearly every day this month. It snows about half of the time.

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February

February in Qassiarsuk is biting cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average. There is frost most days.

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March

In March, Qassiarsuk is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Qassiarsuk, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%. There is frost nearly every day this month.

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April

April in Qassiarsuk is frigid and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average. There is frost most days.

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May

In May, Qassiarsuk is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Qassiarsuk, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%. There is frost about half of the time.

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June

June in Qassiarsuk can be brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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July

In July, Qassiarsuk is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Qassiarsuk, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%. There is frost regularly.

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August

If you visit Qassiarsuk during August, you may see that it is cold and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost about a third of the time.

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September

September for Qassiarsuk is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains about half of the time.

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October

If you go to Qassiarsuk in October, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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November

November in Qassiarsuk can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost nearly every day this month. It rains sometimes and snows about a third of the time.

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December

In December, Qassiarsuk can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Qassiarsuk, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 70%. There is frost nearly every day this month.

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