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

How is the climate in Iceland in october? Is it the best time to visit Akureyri and Selfoss? Look at weather averages and our advices on this page.

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Weather in Iceland in october 2018

Here, find the the weather forecast for october for most popular cities in Iceland. These predictions are probabilities for october from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the possibility of having the weather indicated.

Average weather in october in Reykjavik

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
29% of time

Moderate rain at times21%

Partly Cloudy19%

Cloudy14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
25% of time

Clear/Sunny25%

Partly Cloudy23%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
32% of time

Clear/Sunny22%

Partly Cloudy22%

Cloudy16%

More information about the weather in Reykjavik in october

Average weather in october in Akureyri

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
29% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Clear/Sunny18%

Heavy rain11%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
29% of time

Clear/Sunny17%

Moderate rain at times17%

Partly Cloudy17%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
27% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Clear/Sunny17%

Moderate rain at times16%

More information about the weather in Akureyri in october

Average weather in october in Eyjafjallajökull

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
29% of time

Clear/Sunny28%

Partly Cloudy21%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
34% of time

Clear/Sunny30%

Partly Cloudy19%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
36% of time

Clear/Sunny31%

Partly Cloudy16%

Heavy rain13%

More information about the weather in Eyjafjallajökull in october

Average weather in october in Grindavík

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
25% of time

Clear/Sunny24%

Cloudy21%

Partly Cloudy19%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 8°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
31% of time

Clear/Sunny23%

Partly Cloudy18%

Cloudy14%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 8°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
31% of time

Clear/Sunny21%

Partly Cloudy19%

Cloudy17%

More information about the weather in Grindavík in october

Average weather in october in Hofn

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 5°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
26% of time

Partly Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times19%

Heavy rain15%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Moderate rain at times22%

Heavy rain15%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
28% of time

Partly Cloudy23%

Moderate rain at times22%

Heavy rain17%

More information about the weather in Hofn in october

Average weather in october in Húsavík

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
29% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Clear/Sunny18%

Heavy rain11%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
29% of time

Clear/Sunny17%

Moderate rain at times17%

Partly Cloudy17%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
27% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Clear/Sunny17%

Moderate rain at times16%

More information about the weather in Húsavík in october

Average weather in october in Ísafjörður

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
29% of time

Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times16%

Partly Cloudy13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 3°C

Snow showersSnow showers
27% of time

Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times15%

Partly Cloudy14%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 3°C

Snow showersSnow showers
29% of time

Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times16%

Partly Cloudy14%

More information about the weather in Ísafjörður in october

Average weather in october in Keflavík

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
25% of time

Clear/Sunny24%

Cloudy21%

Partly Cloudy19%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 8°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
31% of time

Clear/Sunny23%

Partly Cloudy18%

Cloudy14%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 8°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
31% of time

Clear/Sunny21%

Partly Cloudy19%

Cloudy17%

More information about the weather in Keflavík in october

Average weather in october in Mývatn

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
29% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Clear/Sunny18%

Heavy rain11%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
29% of time

Clear/Sunny17%

Moderate rain at times17%

Partly Cloudy17%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
27% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Clear/Sunny17%

Moderate rain at times16%

More information about the weather in Mývatn in october

Average weather in october in Selfoss

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 3°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
27% of time

Moderate rain at times26%

Partly Cloudy18%

Cloudy16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Moderate rain at times24%

Partly Cloudy21%

Heavy rain15%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 7°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
30% of time

Clear/Sunny26%

Partly Cloudy19%

Heavy rain13%

More information about the weather in Selfoss in october

Average weather in october in Akranes

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 4°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Clear/Sunny25%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 7°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
29% of time

Clear/Sunny22%

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Clear/Sunny19%

Cloudy16%

More information about the weather in Akranes in october

Average weather in october in Borgarnes

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 4°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Clear/Sunny25%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 7°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
29% of time

Clear/Sunny22%

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Clear/Sunny19%

Cloudy16%

More information about the weather in Borgarnes in october

Average weather in october in Dalvik

Weather at 7am

Temperature: -1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
29% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Clear/Sunny19%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
31% of time

Clear/Sunny21%

Partly Cloudy19%

Moderate rain at times12%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
29% of time

Partly Cloudy21%

Clear/Sunny17%

Moderate rain at times12%

More information about the weather in Dalvik in october

Average weather in october in Egilsstaðir

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 1°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
19% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Clear/Sunny15%

Snow showers15%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 4°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
19% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Heavy rain17%

Clear/Sunny17%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 4°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
17% of time

Clear/Sunny17%

Partly Cloudy16%

Moderate rain at times16%

More information about the weather in Egilsstaðir in october

Average weather in october in Hveragerdi

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 4°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
30% of time

Clear/Sunny24%

Partly Cloudy16%

Cloudy15%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 7°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
28% of time

Clear/Sunny27%

Partly Cloudy19%

Heavy rain16%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 7°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
33% of time

Clear/Sunny23%

Partly Cloudy18%

Heavy rain15%

More information about the weather in Hveragerdi in october

Average weather in october in Kopavogur

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 4°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Clear/Sunny25%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 7°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
29% of time

Clear/Sunny22%

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Clear/Sunny19%

Cloudy16%

More information about the weather in Kopavogur in october

Average weather in october in Mosfellsbaer

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 4°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Clear/Sunny25%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 7°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
29% of time

Clear/Sunny22%

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Clear/Sunny19%

Cloudy16%

More information about the weather in Mosfellsbaer in october

Average weather in october in Seltjarnarnes

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 4°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Clear/Sunny25%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 7°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
29% of time

Clear/Sunny22%

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain13%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Clear/Sunny19%

Cloudy16%

More information about the weather in Seltjarnarnes in october

Average weather in october in Vestmannaeyjar (Vestmann island)

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
33% of time

Clear/Sunny25%

Partly Cloudy19%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Clear/Sunny27%

Partly Cloudy18%

Heavy rain11%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
39% of time

Clear/Sunny27%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain14%

More information about the weather in Vestmannaeyjar (Vestmann island) in october

Average weather in october in Vogar

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
25% of time

Clear/Sunny24%

Cloudy21%

Partly Cloudy19%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 8°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
31% of time

Clear/Sunny23%

Partly Cloudy18%

Cloudy14%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 8°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
31% of time

Clear/Sunny21%

Partly Cloudy19%

Cloudy17%

More information about the weather in Vogar in october

Weather details in october

The atmosphere continues to cool as temperatures continue to fall. In the north, snow is already part of the landscape. While in the south, the climate throughout October in Iceland seems more clement - even if the rains are still present. The chances of being able to enjoy the sun are diminishing from day to day.

October in Reykjavik and South-western Iceland

Thanks to the more frequent presence of the sun, the weather is beautiful during the day - especially during the first and second periods. It is beautiful despite the cool climate and as the temperatures remain above zero, one will not have snow yet for this month. Expect rather intermittent rainfall, overcast or partially clear skies.

October in Akureyri and Northern Iceland

The rapid deterioration of climatic conditions in the north favors an early snowfall. Thus, the weather in Iceland throughout October in the northern part announces the roughness of winter in these parts of the globe.



Where to go in Iceland in october?

Where to go in Iceland in october: destination map

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warning in october the weather is different depending on the city and regions of the country.

October 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 of getting wet by rain very often.

But it gets worse: around the cities of Keflavík, Eyjafjallajökull and Grindavík and surrounding areas where the climate is even worse. It is not recommended to visit these areas in october.


Climate in Iceland in october

Climate in Reykjavik in October

In the month of october, maximum temperature is 7°C and minimum temperature is 5°C (for an average temperature of 6°C). The climate is quite more than very fresh in that area in this month. Plan to cover you well! With 158mm over 17 days, rainfall can happen for your vacations. But this is rather reasonably and it will not be continuous.

October
Average temperature 6°C
Highest temperature 7°C
Lowest temperature 5°C
Sea temperature 8.3°C
Rainfall 158mm
Number of days with rainfall 17 day(s)
(53%)
Humidity 85%
Cloud cover 58%
Length of day 09:52
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad

more information about the climate in Reykjavik in October

Climate in Akureyri in October

In the month of october, maximum temperature is 3°C and minimum temperature is -1°C (for an average temperature of 1°C). The climate is rather cold in this location in this month. Do not forget to cover yourself! With 160mm over 21 days, you will experience some showers during your journey. But this is pretty moderate and it is only of temporary showers.

October
Average temperature 1°C
Highest temperature 3°C
Lowest temperature -1°C
Sea temperature 5.7°C
Rainfall 160mm
Number of days with rainfall 21 day(s)
(68%)
Humidity 93%
Cloud cover 67%
Length of day 09:43
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad

more information about the climate in Akureyri in October

Climate in Eyjafjallajökull in October

In the month of october, the mean temperature in Eyjafjallajökull is 9°C (maximum temperature is 10°C and minimum temperature is 7°C). The climate is quite fresh in this city in this month, but it is livable by dressing cosy. With 190mm over 19 days, rainfall can happen throughout your journey. But this is moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With a bad climate, the month of october is not the best time to go in that area in Iceland.

October
Average temperature 9°C
Highest temperature 10°C
Lowest temperature 7°C
Rainfall 190mm
Number of days with rainfall 19 day(s)
(61%)
Humidity 80%
Cloud cover 51%
Length of day 09:55
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad

more information about the climate in Eyjafjallajökull in October

Climate in Grindavík in October

In october, maximum temperature is 9°C and minimum temperature is 7°C (for an average temperature of 8°C). The climate is rather cold in this location in the month of october. Do not forget to take with you warm clothes! With 143mm over 17 days, you will experience some showers for your stay. But this is reasonably and it will not be continuous.
With a bad climate, october is not recommended month to go in this city.

October
Average temperature 8°C
Highest temperature 9°C
Lowest temperature 7°C
Sea temperature 8.7°C
Rainfall 143mm
Number of days with rainfall 17 day(s)
(54%)
Humidity 81%
Cloud cover 58%
Length of day 09:54
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad

more information about the climate in Grindavík in October

Climate in Hofn in October

In october, maximum temperature is 8°C and minimum temperature is 6°C (for an average temperature of 7°C). The climate is rather cold in that area in the month of october. Plan a sweater! With 227mm over 18 days, you will experience some showers during your trip. But this is rather moderate and it is only of temporary showers.

October
Average temperature 7°C
Highest temperature 8°C
Lowest temperature 6°C
Sea temperature 8.1°C
Rainfall 227mm
Number of days with rainfall 18 day(s)
(57%)
Humidity 83%
Cloud cover 53%
Length of day 09:52
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad

more information about the climate in Hofn in October

Weather data for Iceland in october:

Weather data for Iceland in october 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 october

Reykjavik in octobervery bad weather
Akureyri in octobervery bad weather
Eyjafjallajökull in octoberbad weather
Grindavík in octoberbad weather
Hofn in octobervery bad weather
Húsavík in octobervery bad weather
Ísafjörður in octobervery bad weather
Keflavík in octoberbad weather
Mývatn in octobervery bad weather
Selfoss in octobervery bad weather
Akranes in octobervery bad weather
Borgarnes in octobervery bad weather
Dalvik in octobervery bad weather
Egilsstaðir in octobervery bad weather
Hveragerdi in octobervery bad weather
Kopavogur in octobervery bad weather
Mosfellsbaer in octobervery bad weather
Seltjarnarnes in octobervery bad weather
Vestmannaeyjar (Vestmann island) in octoberbad weather
Vogar in octoberbad weather

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