Average weather in January in Vestmannaeyjar (South Iceland), Iceland

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Vestmannaeyjar in January is 0.0°C (32°F). The amount of rain in January is high with an average of 158mm (6.2in). It rains on average a total of 21 days. Most people don't tend to visit Vestmannaeyjar during this period since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 3.0°C (37.4°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Vestmannaeyjar should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. You can also expect some days or nights with snow. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat. With a water temperature of around 7.0°C (44.6°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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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 0 °C
Max Temperature 3 °C
Water Temperature 7 °C
Chance of Rain 70%
Precipitation 158mm
Rainy Days 21
* Climate data from: Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland (41 KM, 25 Miles).

 

Where to stay in Vestmannaeyjar

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.

Cycling
3/10
Walking
3/10
Barbeque
1/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

Weather Forecasts for Vestmannaeyjar (South Iceland)

SAT   Oct 01
9°C | 8°C
WNW 57 kmph
1.7 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SUN   Oct 02
9°C | 8°C
SW 59 kmph
7.6 mm
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

MON   Oct 03
10°C | 8°C
SSE 42 kmph
11.1 mm
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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