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Average weather January in Höfn (South Iceland), Iceland

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Höfn in January is -2.5°C (27.5°F). January falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 164mm (6.5in). In this month you will hardly see any sunshine with 25 hours of sun the whole period.

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Höfn should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. You can also expect some days or nights with snow. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat.

Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Höfn? Find out where to stay here.

For other monthly weather averages and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly averages

Min Temperature 27.5°F
Max Temperature 36.5°F
Chance of Rain 56.7%
Precipitation 6.5in
Rainy Days 17
Sunshine Hours 25

What to Do

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

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