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

How are weather conditions in Iceland in may? Is it a good time to visit Húsavík and Selfoss? Check out weather datas and our advices on this page.

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Weather of Iceland in of may 2017

In this section, you have access to the weather forecast for the month of may for most popular cities in Iceland. These forecasts are statistics for may from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather indicated.

Average weather in may in Reykjavik

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 5°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% (9 jours)

Moderate rain at times20%

Partly Cloudy20%

Cloudy15%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
29% (8 jours)

Moderate rain at times24%

Cloudy17%

Partly Cloudy17%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
31% (9 jours)

Clear/Sunny28%

Partly Cloudy15%

Cloudy14%

More information about weather in Reykjavik in may

Average weather in may in Akureyri

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -0°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
23% (6 jours)

Snow showers21%

Moderate rain at times18%

Partly Cloudy15%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 6°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
19% (5 jours)

Moderate rain at times19%

Clear/Sunny18%

Snow showers16%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
22% (6 jours)

Partly Cloudy19%

Snow showers18%

Clear/Sunny17%

More information about weather in Akureyri in may

Average weather in may in Eyjafjallajökull

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% (9 jours)

Partly Cloudy26%

Moderate rain at times18%

Heavy rain15%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% (10 jours)

Partly Cloudy24%

Moderate rain at times22%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 8°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
31% (9 jours)

Clear/Sunny31%

Moderate rain at times21%

Heavy rain10%

More information about weather in Eyjafjallajökull in may

Average weather in may in Grindavík

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
27% (8 jours)

Partly Cloudy23%

Moderate rain at times20%

Cloudy17%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% (9 jours)

Partly Cloudy22%

Moderate rain at times19%

Cloudy18%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% (9 jours)

Partly Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times20%

Cloudy19%

More information about weather in Grindavík in may

Average weather in may in Hofn

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 4°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
32% (9 jours)

Clear/Sunny30%

Moderate rain at times18%

Cloudy10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% (9 jours)

Partly Cloudy25%

Moderate rain at times16%

Heavy rain16%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% (9 jours)

Partly Cloudy24%

Moderate rain at times17%

Heavy rain16%

More information about weather in Hofn in may

Average weather in may in Húsavík

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -0°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
23% (6 jours)

Snow showers21%

Moderate rain at times18%

Partly Cloudy15%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 6°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
19% (5 jours)

Moderate rain at times19%

Clear/Sunny18%

Snow showers16%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
22% (6 jours)

Partly Cloudy19%

Snow showers18%

Clear/Sunny17%

More information about weather in Húsavík in may

Average weather in may in Ísafjörður

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 2°C

Snow showersSnow showers
21% (6 jours)

Cloudy20%

Moderate rain at times18%

Clear/Sunny18%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 5°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
24% (7 jours)

Snow showers20%

Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times17%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 5°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
22% (6 jours)

Snow showers19%

Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times16%

More information about weather in Ísafjörður in may

Average weather in may in Keflavík

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
27% (8 jours)

Partly Cloudy23%

Moderate rain at times20%

Cloudy17%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% (9 jours)

Partly Cloudy22%

Moderate rain at times19%

Cloudy18%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% (9 jours)

Partly Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times20%

Cloudy19%

More information about weather in Keflavík in may

Average weather in may in Mývatn

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -0°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
23% (6 jours)

Snow showers21%

Moderate rain at times18%

Partly Cloudy15%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 6°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
19% (5 jours)

Moderate rain at times19%

Clear/Sunny18%

Snow showers16%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
22% (6 jours)

Partly Cloudy19%

Snow showers18%

Clear/Sunny17%

More information about weather in Mývatn in may

Average weather in may in Selfoss

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 5°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
34% (10 jours)

Moderate rain at times21%

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% (9 jours)

Moderate rain at times25%

Partly Cloudy18%

Cloudy14%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
33% (9 jours)

Clear/Sunny26%

Partly Cloudy21%

Cloudy10%

More information about weather in Selfoss in may


Where to go in Iceland in of may?

Where to go in may according to the weather?

warning in may the weather is not the same depending on the city and regions of the country.

This month is not the best month to visit Iceland. The climate in Keflavík, Eyjafjallajökull and Grindavík is bad. It's cold, the sun is not there all the time and you take the risk being faced with rain very regularly.

It's much worse around the cities of Keflavík, Eyjafjallajökull and Grindavík and surrounding areas where the climate is very bad. It is not recommended to go to these areas in may.


Climate of Iceland in may

Climate of Reykjavik in May

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 10°C and minimum temperature is 5°C (for an average temperature of 7°C). The climate is rather cold in this city in this month, but it is livable when dressing hot. With 127mm over 15 days, rain may occur during your journey. But this is reasonably and it will not be continuous.

May
Medium temperature 7°C
Highest temperature 10°C
Lowest temperature 5°C
Rainfall 127mm
Number of days with rainfall 15 day(s)
(49%)
Humidity 84%
Cloud cover 57%
Length of day 18:22
The opinion of whereandwhen.net very bad

more information about the climate of Reykjavik in may

Climate of Akureyri in May

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 7°C and minimum temperature is -1°C (for an average temperature of 3°C). The climate is quite more than very fresh in this city in may. Do not forget to cover yourself! With 120mm over 18 days, rainfall can happen throughout your vacations. But this is reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.

May
Medium temperature 3°C
Highest temperature 7°C
Lowest temperature -1°C
Sea temperature (average) 3.2°C
Rainfall 120mm
Number of days with rainfall 18 day(s)
(58%)
Humidity 93%
Cloud cover 64%
Length of day 19:00
The opinion of whereandwhen.net very bad

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Climate of Eyjafjallajökull in May

In may, maximum temperature is 9°C and minimum temperature is 6°C (for an average temperature of 7°C). The climate is rather more than very fresh in this city in the month of may. Bring warm clothes! With 101mm over 14 days, you will experience some showers throughout your stay. But this is pretty reasonably and it will not be continuous.
With a bad weather, may is not recommended month to go in that area in Iceland.

May
Medium temperature 7°C
Highest temperature 9°C
Lowest temperature 6°C
Rainfall 101mm
Number of days with rainfall 14 day(s)
(46%)
Humidity 81%
Cloud cover 48%
Length of day 18:11
The opinion of whereandwhen.net bad

more information about the climate of Eyjafjallajökull in may

Climate of Grindavík in May

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Grindavík is 7°C (maximum temperature is 9°C and minimum temperature is 6°C). The climate is rather cold there in this month. Plan to cover you well! With 105mm over 15 days, you will experience some showers for your vacations. But this is rather reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With an unfavorable weather, the month of may is not recommended month to go there in Iceland.

May
Medium temperature 7°C
Highest temperature 9°C
Lowest temperature 6°C
Sea temperature (average) 7.9°C
Rainfall 105mm
Number of days with rainfall 15 day(s)
(48%)
Humidity 83%
Cloud cover 55%
Length of day 18:16
The opinion of whereandwhen.net bad

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Climate of Hofn in May

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Hofn is 6°C (maximum temperature is 8°C and minimum temperature is 4°C). The climate is quite more than very fresh in that area in this month. Plan a sweater! With 104mm over 13 days, rainfall can happen during your journey. But this is pretty moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.

May
Medium temperature 6°C
Highest temperature 8°C
Lowest temperature 4°C
Sea temperature (average) 7.1°C
Rainfall 104mm
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(41%)
Humidity 84%
Cloud cover 49%
Length of day 18:25
The opinion of whereandwhen.net very bad

more information about the climate of Hofn in may

About weather data for Iceland in may:

Weather data for in Iceland for of may 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 may

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

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