When is the best time to go to Akureyri?

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

  • The best month in Akureyri is July
  • The coldest months are January, February, March and December
  • The rainiest months are January, February, March, August, September, October, November and December

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

January 22°F/29°F
February 22°F/29°F
March 22°F/32°F
April 25°F/36°F
May 32°F/45°F
June 49°F/54°F
July 47°F/58°F
August 43°F/54°F
September 40°F/49°F
October 31°F/38°F
November 25°F/31°F
December 22°F/27°F

Weather and climate in Akureyri

  • Between the months of january and may the climate is the worst possible. By early evening, the temperature averages 43°F and it rains about 52% of the time in may.
  • In the month of june the climate is bad. The temperature rises to 54°F and you can expect to have 2.6in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of july the climate is correct. It is for example 58°F as maximum temperature in july and it rains about 4.2in each month.
  • In august the climate is not good. At lunchtime, it's 50°F in average and it rains in august about 5in.
  • Between the months of september and december the climate is the worst possible. The temperature rises to 27°F and you can expect to have 5.1in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Akureyri

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

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Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


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