Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon weather in October (Iceland)

Curious about the October weather in Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In October, Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon generally has low temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 6°C (show in °F). But by evening, they drop to around 1°C.

Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon in October falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 299 mm (show in inches) for the month. Typically around 19 days of rainfall is expected.

The area experiences limited sunny days, amounting to roughly 78 hours of sunshine. This makes it perfect for those who lean towards cooler, cloudier settings rather than intense sunlit days

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, typically offer the best circumstances. While tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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


Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon, monthly averages in October

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 1.1°C  
Max Temperature 5.5°C  
Chance of Rain 63%  
Precipitation 299 mm  
Rainy days 19 days  
Sunshine 78 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Höfn, Iceland (53 KM, 33 Miles).

Where to go in Iceland in October

Find out more about the weather in Iceland in October 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 Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon in October?

Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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