Weather in Iceland in september 2024

Below, find the the weather forecast for september for most popular cities in Iceland. These forecasts are probabilities for the month of september from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather indicated.



Where to go in Iceland in september?

Where to go in Iceland in september: destination map

Legend: perfect weather good tolerable bad very bad

Where to go in each region in september?

East of Iceland
(Hofn, Vatnajökul National Park, Seyðisfjörður...)
50°F8 à 13 days50°F
bad weather*
North of Iceland
(Akureyri, Siglufjördur, Raufarhöfn...)
49°F to 50°F6 à 11 days45°F to 47°F
very bad weather*
South of Iceland
(Landmannalaugar, Selfoss, Vík í Mýrdal...)
41°F to 52°F10 à 15 days52°F
bad weather*
South West of Iceland
(Reykjavik, Grindavík, Keflavík...)
52°F10 à 13 days50°F to 52°F
bad weather
West of Iceland
(Borgarnes, Snaefellsnes, Ólafsvík...)
50°F to 52°F7 à 12 days49°F to 50°F
bad weather
Westfjords
(Ísafjörður, Patreksfjörður, Djúpavík...)
47°F to 50°F6 à 10 days47°F to 49°F
very bad weather*
*over most of the region. Weather may vary locally.


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

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

The month of September marks the end of summer in Iceland. The weather begins to cool and depending on the location of each locality, the climate is characterized either by the abrupt decrease in temperature as in the case of Akureyri, or by a strong increase in the intensity and frequency of rain - as for Reykjavik. Still, the climate throughout September in Iceland again becomes unfavorable.

Spetember in Reykjavik and South-western Iceland

Reykjavik's climatic conditions are influenced by marine currents and sea breezes. As a result, the city receives more precipitation compared to other localities in Iceland. With dozens of rainy days, prepare for a weather in Iceland throughout September that is very rainy. Moreover, along with the month of January, these months are among the wettest of the year. The drop in temperatures does not help the situation.

September in Akureyri and Northern Iceland

Colder but less rainy, the city of Akureyri is experiencing unpleasant climatic conditions. Temperatures are falling faster than those of other Icelandic communities. Morning temperatures are already around 4° C and we must cover with warm clothes in order to feel comfortable - especially towards the end of the month.


Climate in Iceland in september

Climate in Reykjavík in september

In september, the mean temperature in Reykjavik is 49°F (maximum temperature is 52°F and minimum temperature is 47°F). The climate is quite cold there in september, but it is endurable by dressing hot. With 5.4in over 10 days, you will experience some showers throughout your vacations. But this is moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With a bad climate, september is not recommended month to go in that area.

September
Average temperature 49°F
Highest temperature 52°F
Lowest temperature 47°F
Sea temperature 50°F
Rainfall 5.4in
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(33%)
Humidity 87%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 66%
Length of day 13:02
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Reykjavík in september

Climate in Akureyri in september

In september, the mean temperature in Akureyri is 41°F (maximum temperature is 49°F and minimum temperature is 34°F). The climate is rather cold in this location in september, but it is liveable when dressing hot. With 8.2in over 11 days, rainfall can happen throughout your trip. But this is pretty reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.

September
Average temperature 41°F
Highest temperature 49°F
Lowest temperature 34°F
Sea temperature 46°F
Rainfall 8.2in
Number of days with rainfall 11 day(s)
(37%)
Humidity 92%
Daily sunshine hours 10
Cloud cover 65%
Length of day 13:07
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Akureyri in september

Climate in Borgarnes in september

In the month of september, the mean temperature in Borgarnes is 49°F (maximum temperature is 52°F and minimum temperature is 47°F). The climate is relatively cold in this location in the month of september, but it is bearable when dressing cosy. With 5.4in over 10 days, you risk getting wet slightly throughout your journey. But this is pretty moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With an unfavorable weather, september is not recommended month to go in Borgarnes in Iceland.

September
Average temperature 49°F
Highest temperature 52°F
Lowest temperature 47°F
Sea temperature 49°F
Rainfall 5.4in
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(33%)
Humidity 87%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 66%
Length of day 13:03
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Borgarnes in september

Climate in Djúpavík in september

In the month of september, the mean temperature in Djúpavík is 47°F (maximum temperature is 50°F and minimum temperature is 43°F). The climate is relatively cold in this city in september, but it is livable when dressing cosy. With 3.8in over 6 days, rain may occur during your vacations. But this is reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With an unfavorable weather, september is not the best time to go there.

September
Average temperature 47°F
Highest temperature 50°F
Lowest temperature 43°F
Sea temperature 46°F
Rainfall 3.8in
Number of days with rainfall 6 day(s)
(20%)
Humidity 88%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 64%
Length of day 13:07
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Djúpavík in september

Climate in Grindavík in september

In september, maximum temperature is 52°F and minimum temperature is 49°F (for an average temperature of 50°F). The climate is relatively cold in this city in september, but it is livable by dressing hot. With 8in over 13 days, rain may occur throughout your journey. But this is pretty moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a bad climate, the month of september is not recommended month to go in this locality.

September
Average temperature 50°F
Highest temperature 52°F
Lowest temperature 49°F
Sea temperature 51°F
Rainfall 8in
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(42%)
Humidity 83%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 64%
Length of day 13:01
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Grindavík in september


All cities in Iceland in september

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

Weather data for Iceland in september 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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