Reykjavik, Iceland Weather and Climate

Temperatures, precipitation, sunshine

Jan Feb March Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature 2 ° C 3 ° C 3 ° C 6 ° C 9 ° C 12 ° C 13 ° C 13 ° C 10 ° C 7 ° C 3 ° C 2 ° C
Night temperature -3 ° C -2 ° C -2 ° C 0 ° C 4 ° C 7 ° C 8 ° C 8 ° C 5 ° C 2 ° C -1 ° C -3 ° C
Water temperature 6 ° C 6 ° C 6 ° C 7 ° C 8 ° C 9 ° C 11 ° C 11 ° C 10 ° C 8 ° C 8 ° C 7 ° C
Precipitation in mm 89 64 62 56 42 42 50 56 67 94 78 79
Rainy days 13 13 14 12 10 11 10 12 12 15 13 14
Hours of sunshine 1 2 4 5 6 5 6 5 4 3 1 0
Sunrise 10:50 9:25 7:50 5:55 4:15 3:00 3:35 5:15 6:50 8:15 9:55 11:15
Sunset 16:20 18:00 19:25 20:55 22:35 24:00 23:30 21:50 19:55 18:10 16:30 3:30 p.m.

Temperatures

The average annual temperature is 4.4 ° C. For comparison: Munich reaches an average of 8.6 ° C, in Berlin it is 9.6 ° C. The warmest month is July (10.5 ° C), coldest month of January with mean values of -0.5 ° C. The maximum water temperature is 11 ° C. It’s too cold to bathe.

Precipitation

The annual precipitation is 779 mm on 149 days with precipitation. For comparison: In Munich, 967 mm, in Berlin 570 mm, precipitation is measured annually. There is no rainy season, i.e. months with more than 175 mm of precipitation. Snow is possible in all but June, July and August.

Sunshine

As our climate table shows, May is the sunniest month with an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day. On average over the year the sun shines 3.5 hours a day. For comparison: In Munich and Berlin, the sun shines an average of 4.7 hours per day throughout the year.

Cities nearby

The following larger towns are nearby and have a similar climate: Reykjavík.

Reykjavik weather in March, April and May

Average daily temperatures between 3 ° C and 9 ° C can be expected over the next three months. In Reykjavik, May is still the mildest, while March is noticeably colder..

Do you want to go on a beach holiday? The water temperatures are in March, April and May 6-8 ° C. So the weather is not suitable for swimming.

The expected rainfall is around 14 days in March, around 12 days in April and around 10 days in May.

In the period from March to May , the sun shines on average between 4 and 6 hours a day. The sunniest weather in Reykjavik is in May, but with less sun you will have to get by in March.

Reykjavik, Iceland Weather and Climate
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