Akureyri weather in July (North Iceland, Iceland)

What can you expect from the weather in Akureyri during July? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In July, Akureyri generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. July falls within the summer season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 13°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to 7°C. On average, it sees the highest temps of the year.

Akureyri in July usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 86 mm (show in inches) for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 15 days of rain.

The area enjoys a balanced 154 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. June, July and August typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Akureyri climate page with graphs.


Akureyri, monthly averages in July

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 6.9°C  
Max Temperature 13.4°C  
Water Temperature 8°C  
Chance of Rain 49%  
Precipitation 86 mm  
Rainy days 15 days  
Humidity 77%  
Windspeed 11 km/h  
Sunshine 154 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 25%  

Where to go in Iceland in July

Find out more about the weather in Iceland in July 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 should you wear in Akureyri in July?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. With a water temperature of around 8°C 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 July.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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