Weather in Iceland in october 2024

Here, find the the weather forecast for october for most popular cities in Iceland. These predictions are probabilities for october from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the possibility of having the weather indicated.



Where to go in Iceland in october?

Where to go in Iceland in october: destination map

Legend: perfect weather good tolerable bad very bad

Where to go in each region in october?

East of Iceland
(Hofn, Vatnajökul National Park, Seyðisfjörður...)
very bad weather
North of Iceland
(Akureyri, Siglufjördur, Raufarhöfn...)
very bad weather
South of Iceland
(Landmannalaugar, Selfoss, Vík í Mýrdal...)
very bad weather*
South West of Iceland
(Reykjavik, Grindavík, Keflavík...)
very bad weather
West of Iceland
(Borgarnes, Snaefellsnes, Ólafsvík...)
very bad weather
Westfjords
(Ísafjörður, Patreksfjörður, Djúpavík...)
very bad weather
*over most of the region. Weather may vary locally.


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

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

The atmosphere continues to cool as temperatures continue to fall. In the north, snow is already part of the landscape. While in the south, the climate throughout October in Iceland seems more clement - even if the rains are still present. The chances of being able to enjoy the sun are diminishing from day to day.

October in Reykjavik and South-western Iceland

Thanks to the more frequent presence of the sun, the weather is beautiful during the day - especially during the first and second periods. It is beautiful despite the cool climate and as the temperatures remain above zero, one will not have snow yet for this month. Expect rather intermittent rainfall, overcast or partially clear skies.

October in Akureyri and Northern Iceland

The rapid deterioration of climatic conditions in the north favors an early snowfall. Thus, the weather in Iceland throughout October in the northern part announces the roughness of winter in these parts of the globe.


Climate in Iceland in october

Climate in Reykjavik in october

In the month of october, maximum temperature is 45°F and minimum temperature is 41°F (for an average temperature of 43°F). The climate is quite more than very fresh in that area in this month. Plan to cover you well! With 4.4in over 8 days, rainfall can happen for your vacations. But this is rather reasonably and it will not be continuous.

October
Average temperature 43°F
Highest temperature 45°F
Lowest temperature 41°F
Sea temperature 47°F
Rainfall 4.4in
Number of days with rainfall 8 day(s)
(25%)
Humidity 86%
Daily sunshine hours 7
Cloud cover 63%
Length of day 09:49
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Reykjavik in october

Climate in Akureyri in october

In the month of october, maximum temperature is 40°F and minimum temperature is 27°F (for an average temperature of 32°F). The climate is rather cold in this location in this month. Do not forget to cover yourself! With 9.4in over 12 days, you will experience some showers during your journey. But this is pretty moderate and it is only of temporary showers.

October
Average temperature 32°F
Highest temperature 40°F
Lowest temperature 27°F
Sea temperature 43°F
Rainfall 9.4in
Number of days with rainfall 12 day(s)
(39%)
Humidity 93%
Daily sunshine hours 7
Cloud cover 69%
Length of day 09:39
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Akureyri in october

Climate in Borgarnes in october

In the month of october, the mean temperature in Borgarnes is 43°F (maximum temperature is 45°F and minimum temperature is 41°F). The climate is quite more than very fresh here in this month. Plan to cover you well! With 4.4in over 8 days, you risk getting wet slightly throughout your vacations. But this is rather moderate and it is only of temporary showers.

October
Average temperature 43°F
Highest temperature 45°F
Lowest temperature 41°F
Sea temperature 46°F
Rainfall 4.4in
Number of days with rainfall 8 day(s)
(25%)
Humidity 86%
Daily sunshine hours 7
Cloud cover 63%
Length of day 09:46
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Borgarnes in october

Climate in Djúpavík in october

In the month of october, the mean temperature in Djúpavík is 40°F (maximum temperature is 41°F and minimum temperature is 38°F). The climate is quite cold in that area in this month. Plan a sweater! With 3.5in over 6 days, you will experience some showers throughout your journey. But this is rather reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.

October
Average temperature 40°F
Highest temperature 41°F
Lowest temperature 38°F
Sea temperature 45°F
Rainfall 3.5in
Number of days with rainfall 6 day(s)
(19%)
Humidity 87%
Daily sunshine hours 7
Cloud cover 65%
Length of day 09:37
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Djúpavík in october

Climate in Grindavík in october

In october, maximum temperature is 47°F and minimum temperature is 45°F (for an average temperature of 45°F). The climate is rather cold in this location in the month of october. Do not forget to take with you warm clothes! With 7.2in over 11 days, you will experience some showers for your stay. But this is reasonably and it will not be continuous.
With a bad climate, october is not recommended month to go in this city.

October
Average temperature 45°F
Highest temperature 47°F
Lowest temperature 45°F
Sea temperature 48°F
Rainfall 7.2in
Number of days with rainfall 11 day(s)
(36%)
Humidity 82%
Daily sunshine hours 7
Cloud cover 64%
Length of day 09:51
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Grindavík in october


All cities in Iceland in october

Reykjavik in octobervery bad weather
Akureyri in octobervery bad weather
Borgarnes in octobervery bad weather
Djúpavík in octobervery bad weather
Grindavík in octobervery bad weather
Hofn in octobervery bad weather
Ísafjörður in octobervery bad weather
Landmannalaugar in octobervery bad weather
Ólafsvík in octobervery bad weather
Patreksfjörður in octobervery bad weather
Raufarhöfn in octobervery bad weather
Selfoss in octobervery bad weather
Seyðisfjörður in octobervery bad weather
Siglufjördur in octobervery bad weather
Snaefellsnes in octobervery bad weather
Vatnajökul National Park in octobervery bad weather
Vík í Mýrdal in octobervery bad weather
Arnarstapi in octobervery bad weather
Asbyrgi Canyon in octobervery bad weather
Askja in octobervery bad weather
Borgarfjörður eystri in octobervery bad weather
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Weather data for Iceland in october:

Weather data for Iceland in october 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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