When is the best time to go to Borgarnes?

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

  • The best months in Borgarnes 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 Borgarnes

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

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 and climate in Borgarnes

Borgarnes enjoys a tundra climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Borgarnes 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.
  • Between january and april the climate is the worst possible. At lunchtime, it's 41°F in average and you can expect to have 4.1in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of may and june the climate is not good. It is for example 54°F as maximum temperature in june.
  • Between july and august the climate is correct. The record temperature this month is 67°F and it rains in august about 3.9in.
  • In the month of september the climate is bad. At lunchtime, it's 50°F in average and it rains about 5.4in each month.
  • Between october and december the climate is very unfavorable. the thermometer goes up to 36°F°C and it rains in december about 4.1in.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Borgarnes

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

Find out when Borgarnes 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 Borgarnes

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

Figure: Visitor index for Borgarnes month by month

Best time for low prices in Borgarnes

Average prices of hotels in Borgarnes month by month

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

Find the best price for your hotel room

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