Average Weather August in Reykjavík (Capital Region), Iceland

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Reykjavík in August is 7.0°C (44.6°F). The amount of rain in August is normal with an average of 62mm (2.4in). 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 11.0°C (51.8°F), this is not the best month to swim. You will see the sun sometimes in this month, it has 155 hours of sun.

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

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

Monthly Averages

Min Temperature 44.6 °F
Max Temperature 55.4 °F
Water Temperature 51.8 °F
Chance of Rain 53.3%
Precipitation 2.4 in
Rainy Days 16
Sunshine Hours 155

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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