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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Vestmannaeyjar in May is 4.5°C (40.1°F). The amount of rain in May is high with an average of 99mm (3.9in). It rains on average a total of 14 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 8.6°C (47.48°F).


So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Vestmannaeyjar should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also plan on bringing your warm clothes, it can be a bit chilly during this period. With a water temperature of around 8.0°C (46.4°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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

Monthly Averages in May

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 40 °F
Max Temperature 47 °F
Water Temperature 46 °F
Chance of Rain 47%
Precipitation 4 in
Rainy Days 14
* Climate data from: Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland (41 KM, 25 Miles).

 

Where to stay in Vestmannaeyjar

Where to go in Iceland in May

Find out more about the weather in Iceland in May 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 May.

Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Barbeque
1/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

Weather Forecasts for Vestmannaeyjar (South Iceland)

FRI   Dec 09
21°F | 12°F
NNE 11 mph
SAT   Dec 10
19°F | 17°F
NNE 9 mph
SUN   Dec 11
23°F | 12°F
NE 10 mph

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