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Keflavík weather in December (Reykjanes, Iceland)

Looking to travel to Keflavík in December? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In December, Keflavík typically experiences low temperatures and high rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 5°C, while night temperatures can drop to 1°C.

Precipitation

Keflavík in December usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 139 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 20 days of rain.

Average sunshine

The area experiences limited sunny days, amounting to roughly 20 hours of sunshine. This makes it perfect for those who lean towards cooler, cloudier settings rather than intense sunlit days

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, December may not be the ideal month to visit Keflavík. July typically offers 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 December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 1°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 5°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 67%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 139 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 20 days  
HumidityHumidity 79% *  
SunshineSunshine 20 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 15% *  
* Data from: Reykjavík, Iceland (34 KM, 21 Miles).

Where to go in Iceland in December

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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?

Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature.

What To Do

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

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
3/10
Walking
3/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

Interested in more climate information?

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