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
  • The rainiest months are January, February, March and September

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

January 34°F/38°F
58%
6.3in
February 34°F/38°F
54%
5.2in
March 34°F/40°F
55%
6.3in
April 36°F/43°F
57%
4.7in
May 41°F/49°F
42%
3.9in
June 50°F/56°F
43%
2.9in
July 50°F/59°F
45%
3.7in
August 49°F/58°F
40%
4.3in
September 47°F/52°F
55%
6in
October 41°F/45°F
42%
4in
November 36°F/40°F
44%
4.1in
December 32°F/36°F
45%
4.6in

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, 13 days of rain are expected.
  • In june the climate is not good. At lunchtime, it's 54°F in average and it rains about 43% of the time in june.
  • From july to august the climate is okay. At lunchtime, it's 56°F in average and, in august, 12 days of rain are expected.
  • In september the climate is unfavorable. The record temperature this month is 61°F.
  • Between october and december the climate is very bad. By early evening, the temperature averages 34°F and, in december, 14 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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