Akureyri weather in April (North Iceland, Iceland)

People don't tend to visit Akureyri in April since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Akureyri in April lies at 3.0°C (37.4°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around -3.5°C (25.7°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during April is moderate with an average of 52mm (2.0 inches). There are generally around 12 snowy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 125 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Akureyri, monthly averages in April

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Min Temperature 25 °F  
Max Temperature 37 °F  
Water Temperature 39 °F *  
Chance of Rain 42%  
Precipitation 2 in  
Rainy days 13 days  
Humidity 75% *  
Sunshine 125 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 24% *  

Where to stay in Akureyri


Where to go in Iceland in April

Find out more about the weather in Iceland in April and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in April? Visitors traveling to Akureyri should plan on bringing winter clothes, snow boots and a warm winter coat since there will be many periods of snow. With a water temperature of around 4.0°C (39.2°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in April.

Outdoor sports

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