Iceland in august: average weather and climate, where to go?

How are weather conditions in Iceland in august? Is it the best time to visit Akureyri and Selfoss? Have a look at weather averages and our opinion below.

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Weather in Iceland in august 2017

Here, check out the weather forecast for the month of august for most popular cities in Iceland. These predictions are probabilities for august from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather mentioned.

Average weather in august in Reykjavik

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
23% of time

Partly Cloudy22%

Clear/Sunny21%

Heavy rain18%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
28% of time

Clear/Sunny21%

Partly Cloudy21%

Heavy rain17%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Partly Cloudy21%

Clear/Sunny18%

Heavy rain14%

More information about the weather in Reykjavik in august

Average weather in august in Akureyri

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
27% of time

Moderate rain at times22%

Partly Cloudy18%

Clear/Sunny18%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 12°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
27% of time

Moderate rain at times26%

Partly Cloudy22%

Clear/Sunny22%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
32% of time

Partly Cloudy25%

Heavy rain20%

Clear/Sunny14%

More information about the weather in Akureyri in august

Average weather in august in Eyjafjallajökull

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% of time

Moderate rain at times23%

Partly Cloudy22%

Heavy rain15%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
29% of time

Moderate rain at times24%

Partly Cloudy23%

Heavy rain14%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
28% of time

Partly Cloudy28%

Moderate rain at times26%

Heavy rain14%

More information about the weather in Eyjafjallajökull in august

Average weather in august in Grindavík

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 11°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
23% of time

Clear/Sunny22%

Cloudy20%

Partly Cloudy19%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
25% of time

Moderate rain at times23%

Cloudy22%

Partly Cloudy18%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Clear/Sunny23%

Cloudy15%

More information about the weather in Grindavík in august

Average weather in august in Hofn

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 9°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
28% of time

Clear/Sunny24%

Moderate rain at times19%

Heavy rain18%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 12°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
30% of time

Clear/Sunny27%

Moderate rain at times19%

Heavy rain18%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Moderate rain at times21%

Heavy rain15%

More information about the weather in Hofn in august

Average weather in august in Húsavík

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
27% of time

Moderate rain at times22%

Partly Cloudy18%

Clear/Sunny18%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 12°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
27% of time

Moderate rain at times26%

Partly Cloudy22%

Clear/Sunny22%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
32% of time

Partly Cloudy25%

Heavy rain20%

Clear/Sunny14%

More information about the weather in Húsavík in august

Average weather in august in Ísafjörður

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 7°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
28% of time

Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times20%

Clear/Sunny12%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 10°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Heavy rain23%

Cloudy19%

Partly Cloudy17%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 10°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
30% of time

Cloudy20%

Heavy rain19%

Partly Cloudy17%

More information about the weather in Ísafjörður in august

Average weather in august in Keflavík

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 11°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
23% of time

Clear/Sunny22%

Cloudy20%

Partly Cloudy19%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
25% of time

Moderate rain at times23%

Cloudy22%

Partly Cloudy18%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Clear/Sunny23%

Cloudy15%

More information about the weather in Keflavík in august

Average weather in august in Mývatn

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
27% of time

Moderate rain at times22%

Partly Cloudy18%

Clear/Sunny18%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 12°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
27% of time

Moderate rain at times26%

Partly Cloudy22%

Clear/Sunny22%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
32% of time

Partly Cloudy25%

Heavy rain20%

Clear/Sunny14%

More information about the weather in Mývatn in august

Average weather in august in Selfoss

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
27% of time

Partly Cloudy25%

Clear/Sunny24%

Heavy rain14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
28% of time

Clear/Sunny26%

Partly Cloudy23%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Partly Cloudy23%

Clear/Sunny23%

Heavy rain14%

More information about the weather in Selfoss in august


Where to go in Iceland in august?

Where to go in Iceland in august: destination map

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warning in august the weather varied depending on the city and regions of the country.

That month is not the best month to spend holidays in Iceland. The weather in Selfoss, Keflavík, Eyjafjallajökull, Reykjavik and Grindavík is just ok. The sun is not there all the time and you risk you to be soaked by rain frequently. Nevertheless, if you don't plan a deckchair & cocktails by the pool trip but rather city tours, this climate may be enough. In addition, there are certainly fewer tourists dyring this month of august.

It's much worse in Húsavík, Ísafjörður, Mývatn, Hofn and Akureyri and surrounding areas where the climate is very bad. It is not recommended to travel to these areas this month.


Climate in Iceland in august

Climate in Reykjavik in August

In august, maximum temperature is 15°C and minimum temperature is 9°C (for an average temperature of 12°C). The climate is fairly cold in this location in this month, but it is endurable by dressing warm. With 168mm over 18 days, you will experience some showers throughout your stay. But this is pretty reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With proper weather, the month of august is okay (but not good time) for traveling there.

August
Average temperature 12°C
Highest temperature 15°C
Lowest temperature 9°C
Rainfall 168mm
Number of days with rainfall 18 day(s)
(57%)
Humidity 88%
Cloud cover 61%
Length of day 16:27
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

more information about the climate in Reykjavik in August

Climate in Akureyri in August

In the month of august, the mean temperature in Akureyri is 10°C (maximum temperature is 13°C and minimum temperature is 6°C). The climate is relatively cold in that area in august, but it is tolerable when dressing cosy. With 135mm over 19 days, you will experience some showers throughout your holidays. But this is rather moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a bad weather, the month of august is not recommended month to go in this city.

August
Average temperature 10°C
Highest temperature 13°C
Lowest temperature 6°C
Sea temperature 9.5°C
Rainfall 135mm
Number of days with rainfall 19 day(s)
(62%)
Humidity 92%
Cloud cover 62%
Length of day 16:50
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad

more information about the climate in Akureyri in August

Climate in Eyjafjallajökull in August

In the month of august, maximum temperature is 14°C and minimum temperature is 11°C (for an average temperature of 12°C). The climate is relatively fresh in that area in this month, but it is tolerable by dressing hot. With 139mm over 16 days, you will experience some showers during your stay. But this is reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With a correct weather, august is okay (but not good time) for traveling in this locality.

August
Average temperature 12°C
Highest temperature 14°C
Lowest temperature 11°C
Rainfall 139mm
Number of days with rainfall 16 day(s)
(53%)
Humidity 85%
Cloud cover 51%
Length of day 16:20
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

more information about the climate in Eyjafjallajökull in August

Climate in Grindavík in August

In the month of august, maximum temperature is 14°C and minimum temperature is 11°C (for an average temperature of 12°C). The climate is relatively fresh in this city in august, but it is tolerable by dressing warm. With 131mm over 15 days, rainfall can happen for your trip. But this is reasonably and it will not be continuous.
With proper weather, the month of august is okay (but not good month) for traveling there in Iceland.

August
Average temperature 12°C
Highest temperature 14°C
Lowest temperature 11°C
Sea temperature 11.7°C
Rainfall 131mm
Number of days with rainfall 15 day(s)
(50%)
Humidity 86%
Cloud cover 59%
Length of day 16:23
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

more information about the climate in Grindavík in August

Climate in Hofn in August

In the month of august, maximum temperature is 13°C and minimum temperature is 9°C (for an average temperature of 11°C). The climate is rather fresh there in this month, but it is livable by dressing hot. With 150mm over 15 days, rainfall can happen for your journey. But this is moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With a bad climate, august is not the best time to go in this locality in Iceland.

August
Average temperature 11°C
Highest temperature 13°C
Lowest temperature 9°C
Sea temperature 10.5°C
Rainfall 150mm
Number of days with rainfall 15 day(s)
(47%)
Humidity 87%
Cloud cover 51%
Length of day 16:29
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad

more information about the climate in Hofn in August

Weather data for Iceland in august:

Weather data for Iceland in august is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Iceland. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Iceland can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time of year to visit Iceland.


All cities in Iceland in august

Reykjavik in augusttolerable weather
Akureyri in augustbad weather
Eyjafjallajökull in augusttolerable weather
Grindavík in augusttolerable weather
Hofn in augustbad weather
Húsavík in augustbad weather
Ísafjörður in augustbad weather
Keflavík in augusttolerable weather
Mývatn in augustbad weather
Selfoss in augusttolerable weather

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