When is the best time to go to Thingvellir?

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

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

Annual weather in Thingvellir

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

January 32°F/38°F
February 32°F/38°F
March 32°F/38°F
April 36°F/43°F
May 41°F/49°F
June 49°F/54°F
July 52°F/58°F
August 50°F/58°F
September 47°F/52°F
October 41°F/45°F
November 36°F/40°F
December 32°F/36°F

Weather and climate in Thingvellir

Thingvellir enjoys a tundra climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Thingvellir is 45°F (ranging from 36°F in december to 58°F in july). Annual rainfall is 49.6in, with a minimum of 2.9in in june and a maximum of 5.4in in january.
  • Between january and may the climate is very unfavorable. In average, on the morning it is 41°F and it rains about 22% of the time in may.
  • In the month of june the climate is not good. At lunchtime, it's 54°F in average and it rains about 2.9in each month.
  • Between july and august the climate is okay. It is for example 58°F as maximum temperature in august and it rains in august about 3.9in.
  • In september the climate is unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 50°F in average and it rains in september about 5.4in.
  • From october to december the climate is very unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 32°F in average.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Thingvellir

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


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