Average weather in October in Reykjavík (Capital Region), Iceland

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Reykjavík in October is 2.7°C (36.86°F). The amount of rain in October is normal with an average of 73mm (2.9in). It rains on average a total of 14 days. 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 8.0°C (46.4°F). You will hardly see any sun with 92 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in October? Visitors traveling to Reykjavík should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also plan on bringing your warm clothes, it can be a bit chilly during this period. With a water temperature of around 9.0°C (48.2°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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

Monthly Averages in October

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 2 °C
Max Temperature 8 °C
Water Temperature 9 °C
Chance of Rain 49%
Precipitation 73mm
Rainy Days 15
Sunshine Hours 92

Where to stay in Reykjavík

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What To Do

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

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

Weather Forecasts for Reykjavík (Capital Region)

FRI May 27
11°C | 6°C
Cloudy

Cloudy

SAT May 28
12°C | 8°C
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

SUN May 29
13°C | 9°C
Sunny

Sunny

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