Raufarhöfn weather in January (North Iceland, Iceland)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Raufarhöfn in January lies at 0.5°C (32.9°F). The average minimum temperature is -5.0°C (23°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 78mm (3.1 inches). You will hardly see any sun, with only 7 hours of sunshine during the entire month.

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Raufarhöfn should plan on bringing winter clothes, snow boots and a warm winter coat since there will be many periods of snow.

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


Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature -5 °C
Max Temperature 0 °C
Precipitation 78mm
Sunshine Hours 7

Where to stay in Raufarhöfn

Where to go in Iceland in January

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

Weather Forecasts for Raufarhöfn (North Iceland)

Tue   Feb 07
3°C | -4°C
S 50 km/h
2.2 mm
broken clouds and showers

broken clouds and showers

Wed   Feb 08
-3°C | -7°C
S 32 km/h
2 mm
half cloudy and no rain

half cloudy and no rain

Thu   Feb 09
-3°C | -8°C
SW 29 km/h
3.9 mm
half cloudy and slight snow

half cloudy and slight snow

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