Average Weather during May in Reykjavík (Capital Region), Iceland
The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Reykjavík in May is 3.0°C (37.4°F).
The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 44mm (1.7in).
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).
With a water temperature of around 8.0°C (46.4°F),
this is not the best month to swim.
If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit Reykjavík. It has 192 hours of sun.
So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Reykjavík should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Plan on bringing your warm clothes and something that will protect you from the rain. It can be a bit chilly and rainy during this period.
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For other monthly average weather and what to do in May look at the numbers below.
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What To Do
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