Sea Temperature

Ilulissat Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2018

-1.1°C / 30°F

Current weather

-7°C / 19°F
(few clouds)

Partly cloudy
Wind

19 mph

Humidity

73%


The measurements for the water temperature in Ilulissat, Qaasuitsup are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Ilulissat water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Ilulissat
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C -1.9 -2 -2.1 -2.2 -2.2 -2.3 -2.7 -1.1 1.8 -0.6 -1.6 -2
Max °C -0.3 -0.9 -0.8 -0.4 1.8 6.9 7.1 6.5 5 4.2 2 1.4
Min °F 29.2 29 28.9 28.8 29.7 31.5 31.2 33.1 36.5 32.9 30.7 29.9
Max °F 30.8 30.1 30.2 30.6 33.6 40.7 40.9 40.7 39.7 37.6 34.2 33.2

7 day tide forecast for Ilulissat

FriSatSunMonTueWedThu
  • High 03:00am
    (0.83m)
  • Low 09:02am
    (0.42m)
  • High 03:46pm
    (1.12m)
  • Low 10:31pm
    (0.50m)
  • High 04:10am
    (0.84m)
  • Low 10:08am
    (0.48m)
  • High 04:45pm
    (1.07m)
  • Low 11:25pm
    (0.46m)
  • High 05:26am
    (0.89m)
  • Low 11:20am
    (0.51m)
  • High 05:45pm
    (1.04m)
  • Low 12:15am
    (0.40m)
  • High 06:34am
    (0.98m)
  • Low 12:32pm
    (0.49m)
  • High 06:41pm
    (1.04m)
  • Low 01:03am
    (0.31m)
  • High 07:31am
    (1.11m)
  • Low 01:37pm
    (0.44m)
  • High 07:31pm
    (1.05m)
  • Low 01:47am
    (0.19m)
  • High 08:20am
    (1.26m)
  • Low 02:33pm
    (0.36m)
  • High 08:16pm
    (1.07m)
  • Low 02:30am
    (0.06m)
  • High 09:06am
    (1.40m)
  • Low 03:22pm
    (0.28m)
  • High 08:59pm
    (1.10m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Ingnerit, Umanak Fjord) and may differ by up to half and hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.

Average December sea temperatures

  • Max: 1.4°C / 34.4°F
  • Avg: -0.3°C / 31.5°F
  • Min: -2°C / 28.5°F
Ilulissat average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Ilulissat are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Ilulissat (69.216670, -51.100000)

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Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Ilulissat are as accurate as current data allows, there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions. Time of day and wind direction may have a temporary local effect as can water flows from neraby rivers.

Alternate names for Ilulissat
Ilulisat, Ilulissat, JAV, Jakobshavn, irurisatto, yi lu li sa te, イルリサット, 伊卢利萨特

Ilulissat average sea temperature chart