Reykjavik, Iceland: Best time to go 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 go to Reykjavik?

When is the best time to go to Reykjavik? Here's 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 full information about the climate and weather in Reykjavik a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

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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
tolerable weather Reykjavik in july
tolerable 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 in 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 you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Reykjavik: minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

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