Reykjavik in Iceland: Best time to visit and Average Weather

Get the best time to visit Reykjavik in Iceland from average weather conditions on this page.

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When is the best time to visit Reykjavik?

What is the best time to go in Reykjavik? Here is some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months in Reykjavik are July and August
  • December is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are January, February, March and September

For complete information about climate and weather in Reykjavik for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad weather Reykjavik in january
very bad weather Reykjavik in february
very bad weather Reykjavik in march
very bad weather Reykjavik in april
very bad weather Reykjavik in may
bad weather Reykjavik in june
okay weather Reykjavik in july
okay weather Reykjavik in august
bad weather Reykjavik in september
very bad weather Reykjavik in october
very bad weather Reykjavik in november
very bad weather Reykjavik in december

Weather and climate of Reykjavik

  • Between the months of january and may the climate is very bad. The record temperature this month is 15°C and, in may, 15 days of rain are expected.
  • In june the climate is not good. At lunchtime, it's 12°C in average and it rains about 54% of the time in june.
  • From july to august the climate is okay. At lunchtime, it's 14°C in average and, in august, 18 days of rain are expected.
  • In september the climate is unfavorable. The record temperature this month is 16°C.
  • Between october and december the climate is very bad. By early evening, the temperature averages -0°C and, in december, 18 days of rain are expected.

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Chart: temperature and rainfall in Reykjavik

The chart below allows to simultaneously view for the city of Reykjavik the following seasonal norms: the minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

Map of Iceland

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