Greenland weather in May 2025

Expect 3°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 6 hours of sunshine per day in Greenland in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Greenland in May before you book your next holiday to Greenland in 2025/2026.

  • 3°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Greenland (Nuuk)3
    3°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 12 days with some rainfall in May in Greenland (Nuuk)12
    12 days with some rainfall
  • -2°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Greenland (Nuuk)-2
    -2°C min night temperature
  • 19 hours of daylight per day in May in Greenland (Nuuk)19
    19 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Greenland (Nuuk)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 54 mm monthly rainfall in May in Greenland (Nuuk)54
    54 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in May in Greenland (Nuuk)3
    3 (Moderate) UV index
  • 0°C sea temperature in May in Greenland (Nuuk)0
    0°C sea temperature

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The May weather guide for Greenland (Nuuk) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How cold is it in Greenland in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 3°C in Nuuk, Greenland in May, falling to -2°C at night.

How sunny is it in Greenland in May?

There are normally 6 hours of bright sunshine each day in Nuuk, Greenland in May - that's 31% of daylight hours.

Is the sea cold around Greenland in May?

The average sea temperature around Nuuk, Greenland in May is -0°C.

Does it rain in Greenland in May?

There are usually 12 days with some rain in Nuuk, Greenland in May and the average monthly rainfall is 54mm. Rain may fall as snow in this month.

Greenland May sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Greenland in May 2025. Select a month to view Greenland sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Greenland sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Nuuk.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Thursday, 1st May 2025 03:58 20:53
Friday, 16th May 2025 03:08 21:42
Saturday, 31st May 2025 02:23 22:28

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