Danmarkshavn

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Location of Danmarkshavn within Northeast Greenland National Park

Danmarkshavn (Denmark's Harbor) is a small weather station located in the Northeast Greenland National Park, in Greenland. The permanent population of the base is eight. Danmarkshavn is also known as the northernmost location on the coast of the Greenland Sea that non-icebreaking vessels can pass through. Therefore, it is resupplied by cargo ship in August every other year; thus the population increases somewhat for a brief time every other August. It is operated by TELE-POST Greenland, a telecommunications company.

Climate data for Danmarkshavn, 1961–1990
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −18.8
(−1.8)
−20.0
(−4)
−19.4
(−2.9)
−13.1
(8.4)
−3.6
(25.5)
3.2
(37.8)
6.6
(43.9)
5.0
(41)
−2.0
(28.4)
−10.7
(12.7)
−16.3
(2.7)
−17.9
(−0.2)
−8.92
(15.96)
Daily mean °C (°F) −23.1
(−9.6)
−24.3
(−11.7)
−23.4
(−10.1)
−17.2
(1)
−6.5
(20.3)
0.8
(33.4)
3.7
(38.7)
2.3
(36.1)
−4.3
(24.3)
−13.7
(7.3)
−19.9
(−3.8)
−21.9
(−7.4)
−12.29
(9.87)
Average low °C (°F) −27.6
(−17.7)
−28.7
(−19.7)
−28.0
(−18.4)
−22.5
(−8.5)
−10.4
(13.3)
−1.9
(28.6)
0.8
(33.4)
−0.5
(31.1)
−7.1
(19.2)
−17.0
(1.4)
−23.8
(−10.8)
−26.1
(−15)
−16.07
(3.07)
Precipitation mm (inches) 11
(0.43)
12
(0.47)
16
(0.63)
9
(0.35)
5
(0.2)
6
(0.24)
15
(0.59)
15
(0.59)
11
(0.43)
12
(0.47)
12
(0.47)
15
(0.59)
139
(5.46)
Mean monthly sunshine hours 0 11 131 274 368 341 376 272 168 67 0 0 2,008
Source: [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "dmi.dk". 

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Coordinates: 76°46′N 18°40′W / 76.767°N 18.667°W / 76.767; -18.667