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

How is the weather in Iceland in january? Is it the perfect time to visit Selfoss and Grindavík? Have a look at weather datas and advices on this page.

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Weather of Iceland in of january 2017

Below, check out the weather forecast for january for most popular cities in Iceland. These forecasts are probabilities for the month of january from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather mentioned.

Average weather in january in Reykjavik

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -0°C

Snow showersSnow showers
30% (9 jours)

Partly Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times15%

Clear/Sunny14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 2°C

Snow showersSnow showers
25% (7 jours)

Clear/Sunny20%

Moderate rain at times20%

Partly Cloudy17%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 2°C

Snow showersSnow showers
30% (9 jours)

Moderate rain at times18%

Clear/Sunny16%

Partly Cloudy16%

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Average weather in january in Akureyri

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -5°C

Snow showersSnow showers
44% (13 jours)

Partly Cloudy14%

Fog13%

Clear/Sunny12%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: -4°C

Snow showersSnow showers
40% (12 jours)

Partly Cloudy18%

Clear/Sunny17%

Fog9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -5°C

Snow showersSnow showers
41% (12 jours)

Partly Cloudy17%

Clear/Sunny14%

Fog11%

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Average weather in january in Eyjafjallajökull

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 4°C

Snow showersSnow showers
28% (8 jours)

Moderate rain at times18%

Partly Cloudy18%

Clear/Sunny17%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
23% (6 jours)

Clear/Sunny22%

Snow showers21%

Partly Cloudy15%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% (7 jours)

Snow showers21%

Clear/Sunny19%

Partly Cloudy16%

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Average weather in january in Grindavík

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 3°C

Snow showersSnow showers
28% (8 jours)

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times17%

Clear/Sunny16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 5°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
23% (6 jours)

Snow showers22%

Clear/Sunny18%

Partly Cloudy17%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 5°C

Snow showersSnow showers
24% (7 jours)

Moderate rain at times23%

Partly Cloudy18%

Clear/Sunny16%

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Average weather in january in Hofn

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 2°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% (9 jours)

Moderate rain at times20%

Snow showers17%

Partly Cloudy16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
27% (8 jours)

Moderate rain at times23%

Partly Cloudy18%

Snow showers15%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
25% (7 jours)

Moderate rain at times22%

Partly Cloudy18%

Snow showers17%

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Average weather in january in Húsavík

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -5°C

Snow showersSnow showers
44% (13 jours)

Partly Cloudy14%

Fog13%

Clear/Sunny12%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: -4°C

Snow showersSnow showers
40% (12 jours)

Partly Cloudy18%

Clear/Sunny17%

Fog9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -5°C

Snow showersSnow showers
41% (12 jours)

Partly Cloudy17%

Clear/Sunny14%

Fog11%

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Average weather in january in Ísafjörður

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -2°C

Snow showersSnow showers
49% (14 jours)

Cloudy16%

Partly Cloudy12%

Clear/Sunny10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: -0°C

Snow showersSnow showers
46% (13 jours)

Cloudy18%

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
53% (15 jours)

Cloudy15%

Partly Cloudy11%

Clear/Sunny10%

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Average weather in january in Keflavík

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 3°C

Snow showersSnow showers
28% (8 jours)

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times17%

Clear/Sunny16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 5°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
23% (6 jours)

Snow showers22%

Clear/Sunny18%

Partly Cloudy17%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 5°C

Snow showersSnow showers
24% (7 jours)

Moderate rain at times23%

Partly Cloudy18%

Clear/Sunny16%

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Average weather in january in Mývatn

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -5°C

Snow showersSnow showers
44% (13 jours)

Partly Cloudy14%

Fog13%

Clear/Sunny12%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: -4°C

Snow showersSnow showers
40% (12 jours)

Partly Cloudy18%

Clear/Sunny17%

Fog9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: -5°C

Snow showersSnow showers
41% (12 jours)

Partly Cloudy17%

Clear/Sunny14%

Fog11%

More information about weather in Mývatn in january

Average weather in january in Selfoss

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -0°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
21% (6 jours)

Snow showers21%

Partly Cloudy19%

Clear/Sunny18%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 2°C

Snow showersSnow showers
25% (7 jours)

Clear/Sunny20%

Moderate rain at times17%

Partly Cloudy16%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 2°C

Snow showersSnow showers
25% (7 jours)

Moderate rain at times21%

Clear/Sunny19%

Partly Cloudy17%

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Where to go in Iceland in of january?

Where to go in january according to the weather?

The month of january is one of the worst month for traveling to Iceland. The climate in Húsavík, Ísafjörður, Selfoss, Keflavík, Mývatn, Hofn, Eyjafjallajökull, Reykjavik, Akureyri and Grindavík and everywhere in the country is ver bad. It's cold, the sun is not there all the time and you take the risk of being you soak in the rain very regularly wherever you go.


Climate of Iceland in january

Climate of Reykjavik in January

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 3°C and minimum temperature is 2°C (for an average temperature of 3°C). The climate is quite more than very fresh in this location in january. Do not forget to cover yourself! With 224mm over 21 days, you will experience some showers during your stay. But this is rather moderate and it will not be continuous.

January
Medium temperature 3°C
Highest temperature 3°C
Lowest temperature 2°C
Rainfall 224mm
Number of days with rainfall 21 day(s)
(69%)
Humidity 86%
Cloud cover 65%
Length of day 05:24
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Climate of Akureyri in January

In january, the mean temperature in Akureyri is -3°C (maximum temperature is -2°C and minimum temperature is -5°C). The climate is very cold in that area in january. Plan a sweater!. With 162mm over 21 days, you will experience some showers during your trip. But this is moderate and it will not be continuous.

January
Medium temperature -3°C
Highest temperature -2°C
Lowest temperature -5°C
Sea temperature (average) 2.4°C
Rainfall 162mm
Number of days with rainfall 21 day(s)
(67%)
Humidity 94%
Cloud cover 68%
Length of day 04:42
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Climate of Eyjafjallajökull in January

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 7°C and minimum temperature is 6°C (for an average temperature of 6°C). The climate is rather cold here in january. Plan to cover you well! With 237mm over 24 days, rainfall can happen during your journey. But this is moderate and it will not be continuous.

January
Medium temperature 6°C
Highest temperature 7°C
Lowest temperature 6°C
Rainfall 237mm
Number of days with rainfall 24 day(s)
(77%)
Humidity 77%
Cloud cover 57%
Length of day 05:36
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Climate of Grindavík in January

In january, the mean temperature in Grindavík is 6°C (maximum temperature is 6°C and minimum temperature is 5°C). The climate is quite cold here in january. Plan a sweater! With 186mm over 22 days, you will experience some showers during your stay. But this is reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.

January
Medium temperature 6°C
Highest temperature 6°C
Lowest temperature 5°C
Sea temperature (average) 6.1°C
Rainfall 186mm
Number of days with rainfall 22 day(s)
(71%)
Humidity 79%
Cloud cover 64%
Length of day 05:30
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Climate of Hofn in January

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 6°C and minimum temperature is 4°C (for an average temperature of 5°C). The climate is quite cold in this city in january. Bring warm clothes! With 291mm over 20 days, the weather is rather to rain during your journey. Consider to bring adapted clothes.

January
Medium temperature 5°C
Highest temperature 6°C
Lowest temperature 4°C
Sea temperature (average) 5.7°C
Rainfall 291mm
Number of days with rainfall 20 day(s)
(65%)
Humidity 81%
Cloud cover 57%
Length of day 05:21
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About weather data for Iceland in january:

Weather data for in Iceland for of january are derived from a average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Iceland. Also, 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 or check when is the best time in year to go to Iceland.


All cities of Iceland in january

Reykjavik in januaryvery bad weather
Akureyri in januaryvery bad weather
Eyjafjallajökull in januaryvery bad weather
Grindavík in januaryvery bad weather
Hofn in januaryvery bad weather
Húsavík in januaryvery bad weather
Ísafjörður in januaryvery bad weather
Keflavík in januaryvery bad weather
Mývatn in januaryvery bad weather
Selfoss in januaryvery bad weather

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