Iceland in august: average Weather, Temperature and Climate, Where to go?

How are weather conditions in Iceland in august? Is it the best time to visit Akureyri and Selfoss? Have a look at weather averages and our opinion below.

Weather in Iceland in august 2019

Here, check out the weather forecast for the month of august for most popular cities in Iceland. These predictions are probabilities for august from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather mentioned.

Average weather in august in Reykjavik

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
25% of time

Moderate rain at times

23%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Cloudy

16%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Heavy rain

16%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Clear/Sunny

19%

Cloudy

13%

More information about the weather in Reykjavik in august

Average weather in august in Akureyri

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
6°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
22% of time

Moderate rain at times

22%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Weather at 1pm
12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Heavy rain

24%

Partly Cloudy

21%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Weather at 7pm
12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
36% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Heavy rain

19%

Clear/Sunny

15%

More information about the weather in Akureyri in august

Average weather in august in Eyjafjallajökull

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
27% of time

Moderate rain at times

27%

Partly Cloudy

22%

Cloudy

14%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
26% of time

Moderate rain at times

25%

Clear/Sunny

25%

Cloudy

13%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
28% of time

Partly Cloudy

28%

Clear/Sunny

26%

Heavy rain

13%

More information about the weather in Eyjafjallajökull in august

Average weather in august in Grindavík

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
11°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Cloudy

20%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
24% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

21%

Cloudy

21%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
27% of time

Clear/Sunny

24%

Moderate rain at times

24%

Cloudy

16%

More information about the weather in Grindavík in august

Average weather in august in Hofn

bad weather

Weather at 7am
10°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
32% of time

Clear/Sunny

24%

Moderate rain at times

16%

Heavy rain

16%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
31% of time

Clear/Sunny

25%

Moderate rain at times

19%

Heavy rain

16%

Weather at 7pm
12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% of time

Partly Cloudy

27%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Heavy rain

13%

More information about the weather in Hofn in august

Average weather in august in Húsavík

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
6°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
22% of time

Moderate rain at times

22%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Weather at 1pm
12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Heavy rain

24%

Partly Cloudy

22%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Weather at 7pm
12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
36% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Heavy rain

19%

Clear/Sunny

15%

More information about the weather in Húsavík in august

Average weather in august in Ísafjörður

bad weather

Weather at 7am
7°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
22% of time

Cloudy

21%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Weather at 1pm
10°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
23% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Cloudy

21%

Heavy rain

20%

Weather at 7pm
10°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
28% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Cloudy

19%

Heavy rain

17%

More information about the weather in Ísafjörður in august

Average weather in august in Keflavík

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
11°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Cloudy

20%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
24% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

21%

Cloudy

21%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
27% of time

Clear/Sunny

24%

Moderate rain at times

24%

Cloudy

16%

More information about the weather in Keflavík in august

Average weather in august in Mývatn

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
6°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
23% of time

Moderate rain at times

22%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Weather at 1pm
12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Heavy rain

24%

Partly Cloudy

21%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Weather at 7pm
12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
36% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Heavy rain

19%

Clear/Sunny

15%

More information about the weather in Mývatn in august

Average weather in august in Selfoss

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
27% of time

Moderate rain at times

27%

Clear/Sunny

23%

Heavy rain

12%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
29% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Clear/Sunny

24%

Heavy rain

13%

Weather at 7pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
39% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Clear/Sunny

22%

Heavy rain

14%

More information about the weather in Selfoss in august

Average weather in august in Akranes

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
26% of time

Moderate rain at times

23%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Cloudy

16%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Heavy rain

16%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Clear/Sunny

19%

Cloudy

13%

More information about the weather in Akranes in august

Average weather in august in Borgarnes

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
25% of time

Moderate rain at times

23%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Cloudy

16%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Heavy rain

16%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Clear/Sunny

19%

Cloudy

13%

More information about the weather in Borgarnes in august

Average weather in august in Dalvik

bad weather

Weather at 7am
6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
21% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Heavy rain

20%

Clear/Sunny

16%

Weather at 1pm
12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
24% of time

Heavy rain

24%

Partly Cloudy

23%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Weather at 7pm
12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Heavy rain

18%

Clear/Sunny

15%

More information about the weather in Dalvik in august

Average weather in august in Egilsstaðir

bad weather

Weather at 7am
7°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
23% of time

Moderate rain at times

22%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Clear/Sunny

17%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
33% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Heavy rain

17%

Clear/Sunny

17%

Weather at 7pm
12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Clear/Sunny

17%

Heavy rain

15%

More information about the weather in Egilsstaðir in august

Average weather in august in Hveragerdi

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
27% of time

Moderate rain at times

27%

Clear/Sunny

23%

Heavy rain

12%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
29% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Clear/Sunny

24%

Heavy rain

13%

Weather at 7pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
39% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Clear/Sunny

22%

Heavy rain

14%

More information about the weather in Hveragerdi in august

Average weather in august in Kopavogur

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
26% of time

Moderate rain at times

23%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Cloudy

16%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Heavy rain

16%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Clear/Sunny

19%

Cloudy

13%

More information about the weather in Kopavogur in august

Average weather in august in Mosfellsbaer

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
26% of time

Moderate rain at times

23%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Cloudy

16%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Heavy rain

16%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Clear/Sunny

19%

Cloudy

13%

More information about the weather in Mosfellsbaer in august

Average weather in august in Seltjarnarnes

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
26% of time

Moderate rain at times

23%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Cloudy

16%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Heavy rain

16%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Clear/Sunny

19%

Cloudy

13%

More information about the weather in Seltjarnarnes in august

Average weather in august in Vestmannaeyjar (Vestmann island)

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
27% of time

Moderate rain at times

27%

Partly Cloudy

22%

Cloudy

14%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
26% of time

Clear/Sunny

25%

Moderate rain at times

25%

Cloudy

13%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
28% of time

Partly Cloudy

28%

Clear/Sunny

26%

Heavy rain

13%

More information about the weather in Vestmannaeyjar (Vestmann island) in august

Average weather in august in Vogar

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
11°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Cloudy

20%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
24% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

21%

Cloudy

21%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
27% of time

Clear/Sunny

24%

Moderate rain at times

24%

Cloudy

16%

More information about the weather in Vogar in august

Weather details in august

As in July, it is relatively mild in Iceland. However, the climate is deteriorating rapidly in the north due to the increase in precipitation. The sun, the rain and the cloud thinnings take turns during the month of August. This means that on one day, the climate throughout August in Iceland is magnificent - while the next, it is possible to face intense rains. These same climatic characteristics are observable throughout the whole of Iceland.

August in Reykjavik and South-western Iceland

The climate in Reykjavik is mild, with temperatures varying between 10˚ C and 15˚ C. However due to rainfall, one should expect rainy days that are more numerous compared to those of the previous month. However, the first twenty days of the month are still mild - with sunny or partly sunny days. It is especially towards the end of the month that waterproof clothes become indispensable.

August in Akureyri and Northern Iceland

In the town of Akureyri, rains dominate the weather in Iceland throughout August. Indeed, the rain increases in both intensity and frequency. There are more rainy days than sunny days at this point in time. During the month, it is not uncommon to have several rainy episodes succeeding each other in the same day.



Organised tours and trips in Iceland in august


Where to go in Iceland in august?

Where to go in Iceland in august: destination map

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Where should you go in Iceland in august when it comes to the weather?

Remember:
The climate in Iceland in august ranges from tolerable to bad depending on the region and city.

warning in august the weather varied depending on the city and regions of the country.

That month is not the best month to spend holidays in Iceland. The weather in Selfoss, Keflavík, Eyjafjallajökull, Reykjavik and Grindavík is just ok. The sun is not there all the time and you risk you to be soaked by rain frequently. Nevertheless, if you don't plan a deckchair & cocktails by the pool trip but rather city tours, this climate may be enough. In addition, there are certainly fewer tourists dyring this month of august.

It's much worse in Húsavík, Ísafjörður, Mývatn, Hofn and Akureyri and surrounding areas where the climate is very bad. It is not recommended to travel to these areas this month.


Climate in Iceland in august

Climate in Reykjavik in August

In august, maximum temperature is 14°C and minimum temperature is 10°C (for an average temperature of 12°C). The climate is fairly cold in this location in this month, but it is endurable by dressing warm. With 152mm over 17 days, you will experience some showers throughout your stay. But this is pretty reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With proper weather, the month of august is okay (but not good time) for traveling there.

August
Average temperature 12°C
Highest temperature 14°C
Lowest temperature 10°C
Sea temperature 11.4°C
Rainfall 152mm
Number of days with rainfall 17 day(s)
(53%)
Humidity 86%
Cloud cover 59%
Length of day 16:25
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Reykjavik in August

Climate in Akureyri in August

In the month of august, the mean temperature in Akureyri is 10°C (maximum temperature is 14°C and minimum temperature is 6°C). The climate is relatively cold in that area in august, but it is tolerable when dressing cosy. With 126mm over 19 days, you will experience some showers throughout your holidays. But this is rather moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a bad weather, the month of august is not recommended month to go in this city.

August
Average temperature 10°C
Highest temperature 14°C
Lowest temperature 6°C
Sea temperature 9.4°C
Rainfall 126mm
Number of days with rainfall 19 day(s)
(60%)
Humidity 90%
Cloud cover 61%
Length of day 16:48
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Akureyri in August

Climate in Eyjafjallajökull in August

In the month of august, maximum temperature is 14°C and minimum temperature is 11°C (for an average temperature of 12°C). The climate is relatively fresh in that area in this month, but it is tolerable by dressing hot. With 135mm over 16 days, you will experience some showers during your stay. But this is reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With a correct weather, august is okay (but not good time) for traveling in this locality.

August
Average temperature 12°C
Highest temperature 14°C
Lowest temperature 11°C
Rainfall 135mm
Number of days with rainfall 16 day(s)
(51%)
Humidity 84%
Cloud cover 52%
Length of day 16:18
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Eyjafjallajökull in August

Climate in Grindavík in August

In the month of august, maximum temperature is 14°C and minimum temperature is 11°C (for an average temperature of 12°C). The climate is relatively fresh in this city in august, but it is tolerable by dressing warm. With 119mm over 14 days, rainfall can happen for your trip. But this is reasonably and it will not be continuous.
With proper weather, the month of august is okay (but not good month) for traveling there in Iceland.

August
Average temperature 12°C
Highest temperature 14°C
Lowest temperature 11°C
Sea temperature 11.5°C
Rainfall 119mm
Number of days with rainfall 14 day(s)
(46%)
Humidity 85%
Cloud cover 58%
Length of day 16:21
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Grindavík in August

Climate in Hofn in August

In the month of august, maximum temperature is 13°C and minimum temperature is 10°C (for an average temperature of 12°C). The climate is rather fresh there in this month, but it is livable by dressing hot. With 131mm over 13 days, rainfall can happen for your journey. But this is moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With a bad climate, august is not the best time to go in this locality in Iceland.

August
Average temperature 12°C
Highest temperature 13°C
Lowest temperature 10°C
Sea temperature 10.5°C
Rainfall 131mm
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(41%)
Humidity 86%
Cloud cover 51%
Length of day 16:27
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Hofn in August

All cities in Iceland in august

Reykjavik in augusttolerable weather
Akureyri in augusttolerable weather
Eyjafjallajökull in augusttolerable weather
Grindavík in augusttolerable weather
Hofn in augustbad weather
Húsavík in augusttolerable weather
Ísafjörður in augustbad weather
Keflavík in augusttolerable weather
Mývatn in augusttolerable weather
Selfoss in augusttolerable weather
Akranes in augusttolerable weather
Borgarnes in augusttolerable weather
Dalvik in augustbad weather
Egilsstaðir in augustbad weather
Hveragerdi in augusttolerable weather
Kopavogur in augusttolerable weather
Mosfellsbaer in augusttolerable weather
Seltjarnarnes in augusttolerable weather
Vestmannaeyjar (Vestmann island) in augusttolerable weather
Vogar in augusttolerable weather

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Weather data for Iceland in august:

Weather data for Iceland in august is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Iceland. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Iceland can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time of year to visit Iceland.


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