Iceland precipitation in August

In Iceland in August precipitation ranges from moderate in Raufarhöfn with 59mm (2.32 inches) of rainfall to heavy in Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon with 209mm (8.22 inches) of rainfall. August is a summer month in Iceland.

Where and how much does it rain in Iceland in August?

Find the average total precipitation in August for the most popular destinations in Iceland on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Legend heavy rainfall high moderate low almost none
Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm (6.3") precipitation. High: 90mm (3.5") to 160mm (6.3"). Moderate: 30mm (1.2") to 90mm (3.5". Low: 5mm (0.2") to 30mm (1.2").

  • How much does it rain in Iceland in August?
  • In general in August rainfall is high in Reykjavík, falling frequently during the month. So the weather can be unpredictable, changing moment to moment.

  • What is the wettest city in August in Iceland?
  • According to our data the wettest location is Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon with an average precipitation of 209mm (8.22 inches).

  • What is the driest city in August in Iceland?
  • The driest place is Raufarhöfn with an average precipitation of 59mm (2.32 inches) according to our data.

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