Average Weather during December in Reykjavík (Capital Region), Iceland
The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Reykjavík in December is -1.5°C (29.3°F).
The amount of rain in December is high with an average of 94mm (3.7in).
This makes it the most wet month of the year.
Most people don't tend to visit Reykjavík during this period since it is known as a chilly month.
The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 3.3°C (37.94°F).
You will hardly see any sun with 20 hours of sunshine during the whole month.
So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Reykjavík should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. You can also expect some days or nights with snow. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat. With a water temperature of around 7.0°C (44.6°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.
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