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Average weather May in Akureyri (North Iceland), Iceland

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Akureyri in May is 2.0°C (35.6°F). May is a dry month with an average of 19mm (0.7in) rain. May is the driest month of the year. This month is known as a chilly month. The average maximum temperature lies around 9.0°C (48.2°F). During the night it can cool down as well. With a water temperature of around 5.0°C (41°F), this is not the best month to swim. You will see the sun sometimes in this month, it has 174 hours of sun.

So what to wear in May?

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

Monthly averages

°F
Min Temperature 35.6°F
Max Temperature 48.2°F
Water Temperature 41°F
Chance of Rain 23.3%
Precipitation 0.7in
Rainy Days 7
Windspeed 6.7mph
Humidity 77%
Sunshine Hours 174
Percentage Sunshine 28%

What to Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.
Swimming
5/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

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