Vestmannaeyjar weather in October (Iceland)

People don't tend to visit Vestmannaeyjar in October since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Vestmannaeyjar in October lies at 9.7°C (49.46°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 6.4°C (43.52°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

October is part of the rainy season with an average precipitation of 175mm (6.9 inches). There are generally around 19 rainy days.


Vestmannaeyjar, monthly averages in October

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Min Temperature 6 °C  
Max Temperature 9 °C  
Water Temperature 9 °C  
Chance of Rain 64%  
Precipitation 175mm  
Rainy days 19 days  
Humidity 83%  

Where to go in Iceland in October

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

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in October? Visitors traveling to Vestmannaeyjar should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also plan on bringing your warm clothes since 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.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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