The climate in Akureyri during August can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.
August is in the summer in Akureyri and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (53°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||11.5°C 52.6°F|
|Nightly temperature||4.8°C 40.6°F|
|Average temperature||8.1°C 46.6°F|
|Daily sunshine||5.3 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||63 mm 2.5 ins|
|Rainy days||15 days|
|Sea temperature||8.4°C 47.2°F|
|Windspeed||13.3kph 8 mph|
On average August is the 6th wettest month of the year in Akureyri with around 63mm 2.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Akureyri in August 2021.
|Hottest month:||July||12°C 53.6°F|
|Driest month:||May||36mm 1.4ins|
|Coldest month:||January||-1.5°C 29.3°F|
|Wettest month:||October||79mm 3.1ins|