When is the best time to go to Keflavík?

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

  • The best months in Keflavík 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 Keflavík

For full information about the climate and weather in Keflavík 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 Keflavík

Keflavík enjoys a subpolar oceanic climate (with cool summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Keflavík 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.
  • Between january and april the climate is the worst possible. It is for example 43°F as maximum temperature in april and it rains in april about 5.8in.
  • Between the months of may and june the climate is bad. The temperature rises to 52°F and it rains in june about 3.5in.
  • From july to august the climate is okay. By early evening, the temperature averages 54°F and, in august, 7 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of september and october the climate is not good. the thermometer goes up to 47°F°C.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is very unfavorable. the thermometer goes up to 41°F°C and you can expect to have 6.1in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Keflavík

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

Find out when Keflavík 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 Keflavík

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

Figure: Visitor index for Keflavík month by month

Best time for low prices in Keflavík

Average prices of hotels in Keflavík month by month

Generally, March is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Keflavík. 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.

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Average price of hiring a car in Keflavík

On average, it costs $ 59 per day to hire a car in Keflavík. This price varies by $ 56 depending on the month. In january, hiring a car costs an average of $ 42 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 98.

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