When is the best time to go to Akranes?

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

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

Annual weather in Akranes

To get all the information about the climate and weather in Akranes for a specific month, scroll down below the table and choose a month from the tabs.

January 32°F/38°F
February 32°F/38°F
March 32°F/38°F
April 36°F/43°F
May 41°F/49°F
June 49°F/54°F
July 52°F/58°F
August 50°F/58°F
September 47°F/52°F
October 41°F/45°F
November 36°F/40°F
December 32°F/36°F

Weather detail month by month in Akranes

Weather and climate in Akranes

Akranes enjoys a subpolar oceanic climate (with cool summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Akranes is 45°F (ranging from 36°F in december to 58°F in july). Annual rainfall is 49.6in, with a minimum of 2.9in in june and a maximum of 5.4in in january.
  • From january to april the climate is very bad. the thermometer goes up to 43°F°C.
  • From may to june the climate is not good. By early evening, the temperature averages 54°F and it rains about 17% of the time in june.
  • Between july and august the climate is okay. At lunchtime, it's 56°F in average and it rains about 3.9in each month.
  • In september the climate is bad. By early evening, the temperature averages 50°F and you can expect to have 5.4in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of october and december the climate is very bad. In average, on the morning it is 32°F and you can expect to have 4.1in of rainfall/month during this period.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Akranes

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Akranes: 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


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Akranes

Find out when Akranes has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Akranes

  • Very low season in Akranes
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March, April, October, November and December.
  • Low season in Akranes
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: May and September.
  • High season in Akranes
    The number of visitors to Akranes is high in: June.
  • Peak season in Akranes
    The largest number of tourists visiting Akranes is during: July and August.

Figure: Visitor index for Akranes month by month

Best time for low prices in Akranes

Average prices of hotels in Akranes month by month

Generally, April is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Akranes. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, July is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

Find the best price for your hotel room

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