Vestmannaeyjar weather in January (Iceland)

Most people don't tend to visit Vestmannaeyjar during January since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Vestmannaeyjar in January lies at 3.9°C (39.02°F). On average, it is the month with the lowest temperatures of the year. The average minimum temperature is -0.1°C (31.82°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is high with an average of 155mm (6.1in). It rains/snows an average of 19 days of the month.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Vestmannaeyjar should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat 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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For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 0 °C
Max Temperature 3 °C
Water Temperature 7 °C
Chance of Rain 63%
Precipitation 155mm
Rainy Days 19

 

Where to stay in Vestmannaeyjar

Where to go in Iceland in January

Find out more about the weather in Iceland in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Cycling
3/10
Walking
3/10
Barbeque
1/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

Weather Forecasts for Vestmannaeyjar

SAT   Jan 28
8°C | 4°C
SW 54 kmph
33.2 mm
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

SUN   Jan 29
6°C | 3°C
WNW 49 kmph
13.2 mm
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

MON   Jan 30
6°C | 1°C
SSW 88 kmph
21.9 mm
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

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