When is the best time to go to Selfoss?

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

  • The best months in Selfoss are June, July and August
  • December is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are January, February, March and December

Annual weather in Selfoss

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

January 32°F/36°F
February 32°F/38°F
March 32°F/40°F
April 36°F/43°F
May 41°F/49°F
June 47°F/56°F
July 50°F/59°F
August 49°F/58°F
September 45°F/52°F
October 40°F/45°F
November 34°F/40°F
December 31°F/36°F

Weather and climate in Selfoss

Selfoss enjoys a subpolar oceanic climate (with cool summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Selfoss is 45°F (ranging from 36°F in december to 59°F in july). Annual rainfall is 95.2in, with a minimum of 4.2in in june and a maximum of 11.5in in january.
  • From january to may the climate is the worst possible. the thermometer goes up to 49°F°C and it rains in may about 5.6in.
  • In the month of june the climate is bad. The record temperature this month is 65°F.
  • Between july and august the climate is just OK. At lunchtime, it's 56°F in average and it rains about 29% of the time in august.
  • In september the climate is unfavorable. The record temperature this month is 61°F and you can expect to have 8.9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From october to december the climate is very unfavorable. The temperature rises to 36°F and you can expect to have 9.3in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Selfoss

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Selfoss: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Selfoss

Find out when Selfoss 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 Selfoss

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

Figure: Visitor index for Selfoss month by month

Best time for low prices in Selfoss

Average prices of hotels in Selfoss month by month

Generally, April is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Selfoss. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, June is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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