Daylight Hours

Winters are very dark, which is often a good thing for visitors as you cannot see the Northern Lights unless it‘s extremely dark. Summers are such a contrast, virtually 24 hours of daylight

Month Sunrise Sunset Daylight Hours
January 11:00 16:00 5 hours
February 09:30 18:00 8.5 hours
March 07:30 19:30 12 hours
April 06:00 21:00 15 hours
May 04:00 23:00 19 hours
June 03:00 00:00 21 hours
July 03:30 23:30 20 hours
August 05:30 21:30 16 hours
September 07:00 20:00 13 hours
October 08:30 18:00 9.5 hours
November 10:00 16:30 6.5 hours
December 11:30 15:30 4 hours

Temperature

Due to the gulf stream, the temperatures in Iceland are surprisingly mild in the winter time. The average during winter is 0°Celcius while the average during summer is 11° Celsius. Due to winds it is usually colder in Iceland than the temperature says.

Month Average Temperature (°C)
January 0°C
February 0°C
March 0°C
April 3°C
May 6°C
June 9°C
July 11°C
August 11°C
September 7°C
October 4°C
November 3°C
December 2°C