Reykjavík weather in April (Capital Region, Iceland)

Most people don't tend to visit Reykjavík during April since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Reykjavík in April lies at 7.0°C (44.6°F). The average minimum temperature is 1.3°C (34.34°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 58mm (2.3in). It rains an average of 12 days of the month. The sun will occasionally show itself with 165 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


So what to wear in April? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Some years it can also snow this month, so bring gloves or mittens, a scarf and a warm hat. With a water temperature of around 7.0°C (44.6°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

No idea where to travel to this year? We now have a tool which suggests which destination suits your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.

For other monthly average weather and what to do in April look at the numbers below.

 

Monthly Averages in April

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 1 °C
Max Temperature 7 °C
Water Temperature 7 °C
Chance of Rain 42%
Precipitation 58mm
Rainy Days 13
Sunshine Hours 165

Where to stay in Reykjavík

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.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

Weather Forecasts for Reykjavík (Capital Region)

Sun   Feb 05
8°C | 2°C
S 40 km/h
29 mm
overcast and rain

overcast and rain

Mon   Feb 06
3°C | -2°C
S 29 km/h
4.2 mm
overcast and showers

overcast and showers

Tue   Feb 07
3°C | -4°C
S 54 km/h
13 mm
overcast and sleet

overcast and sleet

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