When is the best time to go to Ólafsvík?

When is the best time to go to Ólafsvík? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The coldest months are February and March
  • The rainiest months are January, February, March, September and October

Annual weather in Ólafsvík

For full information about the climate and weather in Ólafsvík a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 36°F/40°F
February 36°F/40°F
March 36°F/40°F
April 38°F/41°F
May 43°F/45°F
June 47°F/50°F
July 50°F/54°F
August 52°F/54°F
September 49°F/50°F
October 43°F/47°F
November 40°F/43°F
December 36°F/40°F

Weather and climate in Ólafsvík

Ólafsvík enjoys a tundra climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Ólafsvík is 45°F (ranging from 40°F in march to 54°F in august). Annual rainfall is 72in, with a minimum of 3.4in in june and a maximum of 8.1in in september.
  • Between january and may the climate is the worst possible. The temperature rises to 45°F and, in may, 8 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of june and september the climate is not good. By early evening, the temperature averages 49°F and it rains in september about 8.1in.
  • Between october and december the climate is very unfavorable. It is for example 40°F as maximum temperature in december and you can expect to have 6.1in of rainfall/month during this period.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Ólafsvík

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Ólafsvík: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


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