Vestmannaeyjar weather in January (South Iceland, Iceland)

Most people don't tend to visit Vestmannaeyjar during January since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Vestmannaeyjar in January lies at 3.9°C (39.02°F). On average, it is the month with the lowest temperatures of the year. The average minimum temperature is -0.1°C (31.82°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is high with an average of 155mm (6.1in). It rains/snows an average of 19 days of the month.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Vestmannaeyjar should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat 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 Celsius

Min Temperature 31 °F
Max Temperature 39 °F
Water Temperature 44 °F
Chance of Rain 63%
Precipitation 6 in
Rainy Days 19
* 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
1/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

Weather Forecasts for Vestmannaeyjar (South Iceland)

SUN   Jan 29
30°F | 14°F
S 10 mph
0.34 in
Heavy snow

Heavy snow

MON   Jan 30
34°F | 16°F
ENE 39 mph
0.33 in
Moderate or heavy snow showers

Moderate or heavy snow showers

TUE   Jan 31
29°F | 14°F
SW 34 mph
1.76 in
Heavy snow

Heavy snow

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