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CLIMATE AND AVERAGE MONTHLY WEATHER IN Reykjavík (Capital Region), Iceland

Reykjavik experiences a cool maritime climate with relatively mild winters and fairly cool summers. During winter the temperature is around freezing during the day and at night it freezes lightly. Under influence of the warm ocean water it can also stay above freezing during some days in winter. Sometimes the temperature can drop during the night to freezing temperature of around minus 20 degrees Celsius (-4 degrees Fahrenheit) or even lower.

On an annual basis Reykjavik has around 1300 hours of sun, 800 millimeters of precipitation and 225 precipitation days.

What is the best time of year to go to Reykjavík in Iceland? Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:
  • The months January, February, March, October, November and December have a high chance of precipitation.
  • On average, the warmest month is August.
  • On average, the coolest month is January.
  • October is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • May is the driest month.
Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Reykjavík in Iceland? Find out where to stay here.

For more information, see the weather forecast and our average climate information (by month in graphs) in a beautiful overview below.

* Data from nearest weather station: Reykjavík (Capital Region), Iceland (0.0 Miles).

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show in Celsius »
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Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours
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Average percent of sunshine over the year

This is the mean percent of sunhours during the day

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Average water temperature over the year

The monthly mean water temperature. Show in Celsius »
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Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches »
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Average monthly rainy days over the year

This is the number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.
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Average humidity over the year

This is the mean monthly relative humidity
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Average wind speed over the year

This is the mean monthly wind speed (meters per second)
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Where to stay in Reykjavík

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