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Average weather August in Akureyri (North Iceland), Iceland

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Akureyri in August is 7.0°C (44.6°F). The amount of rain in August is normal with an average of 34mm (1.3in). Be prepared August is also the hottest month. The average maximum temperature lies around 13.0°C (55.4°F). With a water temperature of around 8.0°C (46.4°F), this is not the best month to swim. You will see the sun sometimes in this month, it has 136 hours of sun.

So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Akureyri should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days.

Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Akureyri? Find out where to stay here.

For other monthly weather averages and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

Monthly averages

°C
Min Temperature 7.0°C
Max Temperature 13.0°C
Water Temperature 8.0°C
Chance of Rain 36.7%
Precipitation 34mm
Rainy Days 11
Windspeed 10.8kmph
Humidity 79%
Sunshine Hours 136
Percentage Sunshine 23%

What to Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.
Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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