When is the best time to go to Grindavík?

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

  • The best months in Grindavík are July and August
  • The coldest months are January, February, March and December
  • The rainiest months are January, February, March, September and October

Annual weather in Grindavík

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

January 38°F/41°F
February 38°F/41°F
March 38°F/41°F
April 40°F/43°F
May 43°F/47°F
June 49°F/52°F
July 52°F/56°F
August 52°F/56°F
September 49°F/52°F
October 45°F/47°F
November 41°F/43°F
December 38°F/41°F

Weather and climate in Grindavík

Grindavík enjoys a subpolar oceanic climate (with cool summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Grindavík is 47°F (ranging from 41°F in march to 56°F in july). Annual rainfall is 72.2in, with a minimum of 3.5in in june and a maximum of 8in in september.
  • From january to april the climate is very bad. At lunchtime, it's 41°F in average.
  • Between the months of may and june the climate is unfavorable. the thermometer goes up to 52°F°C and it rains in june about 3.5in.
  • From july to august the climate is just OK. It is for example 56°F as maximum temperature in august and it rains in august about 4.9in.
  • From september to october the climate is not good. It is for example 47°F as maximum temperature in october.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is very unfavorable. The temperature rises to 41°F and it rains about 6.1in each month.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Grindavík

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

Find out when Grindavík 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 Grindavík

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

Figure: Visitor index for Grindavík month by month

Best time for low prices in Grindavík

Average prices of hotels in Grindavík month by month

Generally, January is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Grindavík. 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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