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Average weather October in Reykjavík (Capital Region), Iceland

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Reykjavík in October is 2.0°C (35.6°F). The amount of rain in October is high with an average of 86mm (3.4in). October is the wettest month of the year. This month is known as a chilly month. The average maximum temperature lies around 6.0°C (42.8°F). During the night it can cool down as well. With a water temperature of around 9.0°C (48.2°F), this is not the best month to swim. In this month you will hardly see any sunshine with 83 hours of sun the whole period.

So what to wear in October? Visitors traveling to Reykjavík should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. 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 weather averages and what to do in October look at the numbers below.

Monthly averages

°F
Min Temperature 35.6°F
Max Temperature 42.8°F
Water Temperature 48.2°F
Chance of Rain 70.0%
Precipitation 3.4in
Rainy Days 21
Windspeed 11.2mph
Humidity 80%
Sunshine Hours 83
Percentage Sunshine 23%

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

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