When is the best time to go to Reykjavik?

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

  • The best months in Reykjavik are July and August
  • December is the coldest month of the year

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

January 32°F/36°F
34%
1.9in
February 32°F/36°F
29%
1.3in
March 34°F/38°F
25%
1.6in
April 40°F/41°F
29%
1.4in
May 45°F/49°F
24%
1.3in
June 50°F/54°F
20%
1in
July 54°F/58°F
24%
1in
August 52°F/56°F
23%
1.5in
September 47°F/50°F
36%
1.9in
October 41°F/45°F
24%
1.1in
November 36°F/40°F
24%
1.1in
December 31°F/36°F
23%
1.2in

Weather and climate in Reykjavik

  • Between the months of january and may the climate is very bad. The record temperature this month is 59°F and, in may, 8 days of rain are expected.
  • In june the climate is not good. At lunchtime, it's 52°F in average and it rains about 20% of the time in june.
  • From july to august the climate is okay. At lunchtime, it's 56°F in average and, in august, 7 days of rain are expected.
  • In september the climate is unfavorable. The record temperature this month is 59°F.
  • Between october and december the climate is very bad. By early evening, the temperature averages 32°F and, in december, 7 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Reykjavik

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

Humidity



Map of Iceland

Reykjavik appears on the map below with a blue icon. The other cities or locations in Iceland appear on the map with a black icon. Click for information about the climate.

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