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Keflavík weather in August (Reykjanes, Iceland)

Planning a trip to Keflavík in August? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In August, Keflavík generally has moderate temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 13°C. But by evening, they drop to around 10°C.

Precipitation

Keflavík in August usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 106 mm for the month. Typically around 17 days of rainfall is expected.

Average sunshine

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 154 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, August may not be the ideal month to visit Keflavík. July generally stands out with the best circumstances. While January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Keflavík climate page with graphs.

 

Keflavík, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 10°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 13°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 56%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 106 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 17 days  
HumidityHumidity 81% *  
SunshineSunshine 154 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 31% *  
* Data from: Reykjavík, Iceland (34 KM, 21 Miles).

Where to go in Iceland in August

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

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