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Selfoss weather in October (South Iceland, Iceland)

How is the weather in Selfoss in October? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In October, Selfoss generally has low temperatures and high rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 8°C, while nights can cool down to about 3°C.

Precipitation

Selfoss in October usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 151 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 19 days.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 92 hours of sunlight, indicating fewer sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, October may not be the ideal month to visit Selfoss. June and July typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Selfoss, monthly averages in October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 3°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 8°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 63%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 151 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 19 days  
HumidityHumidity 80% *  
SunshineSunshine 92 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 31% *  
* Data from: Reykjavík, Iceland (48 KM, 30 Miles).

Where to go in Iceland in October

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

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