Weather in Iceland in december 2020

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

Weather details in december

The winter is well established in December and it is rough, with temperatures varying between -7˚ C and 3˚ C throughout all of Iceland. However, the north is more exposed to the cold compared to the south which is experiencing relatively tolerable climatic conditions.

December in Reykjavik and South-western Iceland

The climate throughout December in Iceland is dominated by the great cold. However, the weather is more mild compared to the northern part of the island. One will have the opportunity to enjoy a few hours of sunshine during the month of December - even if the snowfall and the cloudy sky become more and more frequent.

December in Akureyri and Northern Iceland

The duration of the day is only about three hours. The town of Akureyri is plunged into relative obscurity. Moreover, the atmosphere is one of twilight because not only does the snow fall often but the temperatures are also very low. The weather in Iceland throughout December in the northern part of the island is actually rather bad.



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The climate in Iceland in december is very bad across the board.

December is one of the worst month for spending holidays in Iceland. The climate in Húsavík, Ísafjörður, Selfoss, Keflavík, Mývatn, Hofn, Eyjafjallajökull, Reykjavik, Akureyri and Grindavík and everywhere in the country is ver bad. It's cold, the sun is not there all the time and you take the risk of being you soak in the rain very frequently wherever you go.


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Climate in Iceland in december

Climate in Reykjavik in december

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Reykjavik is 34°F (maximum temperature is 36°F and minimum temperature is 32°F). The climate is rather more than very fresh around this city in december. Do not forget to cover yourself! With 4.6in over 14 days, rainfall can happen during your vacations. But this is moderate and it is only of temporary showers.

December
Average temperature 34°F
Highest temperature 36°F
Lowest temperature 32°F
Sea temperature 45°F
Rainfall 4.6in
Number of days with rainfall 14 day(s)
(45%)
Humidity 84%
Daily sunshine hours 3
Cloud cover 60%
Length of day 04:14
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Reykjavik in december

Climate in Akureyri in december

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Akureyri is 23°F (maximum temperature is 27°F and minimum temperature is 22°F). The climate is icy in this city in the month of december. Plan to cover you well!. With 5.1in over 20 days, you risk getting wet slightly during your vacations. But this is pretty reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.

December
Average temperature 23°F
Highest temperature 27°F
Lowest temperature 22°F
Sea temperature 41°F
Rainfall 5.1in
Number of days with rainfall 20 day(s)
(64%)
Humidity 93%
Daily sunshine hours 2
Cloud cover 68%
Length of day 03:11
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Akureyri in december

Climate in Eyjafjallajökull in december

In the month of december, maximum temperature is 43°F and minimum temperature is 40°F (for an average temperature of 41°F). The climate is quite cold here in this month. Plan a sweater! With 6.2in over 19 days, you will experience some showers throughout your stay. But this is pretty reasonably and it will not be continuous.

December
Average temperature 41°F
Highest temperature 43°F
Lowest temperature 40°F
Rainfall 6.2in
Number of days with rainfall 19 day(s)
(61%)
Humidity 77%
Daily sunshine hours 3
Cloud cover 55%
Length of day 04:30
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Eyjafjallajökull in december

Climate in Grindavík in december

In december, the mean temperature in Grindavík is 41°F (maximum temperature is 43°F and minimum temperature is 40°F). The climate is quite more than very fresh there in december. Plan to cover you well! With 4.6in over 18 days, rain may occur throughout your trip. But this is reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.

December
Average temperature 41°F
Highest temperature 43°F
Lowest temperature 40°F
Sea temperature 45°F
Rainfall 4.6in
Number of days with rainfall 18 day(s)
(57%)
Humidity 79%
Daily sunshine hours 3
Cloud cover 60%
Length of day 04:22
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Grindavík in december

Climate in Hofn in december

In the month of december, maximum temperature is 40°F and minimum temperature is 34°F (for an average temperature of 36°F). The climate is rather cold here in the month of december. Do not forget to take with you warm clothes! With 7.5in over 17 days, you risk getting wet slightly for your journey. But this is pretty reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.

December
Average temperature 36°F
Highest temperature 40°F
Lowest temperature 34°F
Sea temperature 46°F
Rainfall 7.5in
Number of days with rainfall 17 day(s)
(55%)
Humidity 81%
Daily sunshine hours 3
Cloud cover 53%
Length of day 04:10
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Hofn in december

All cities in Iceland in december

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

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Weather data for Iceland in december:

Weather data for Iceland in december 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 to go to Iceland.


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