The climate in Akureyri during December can be summarized as cold and reasonably dry.
December is in the winter in Akureyri and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -1°C (30°F), whilst at night -7°C (19°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||-1°C 30.2°F|
|Nightly temperature||-7.2°C 19°F|
|Average temperature||-4.1°C 24.6°F|
|Daily sunshine||0.2 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||67 mm 2.7 ins|
|Rainy days||18 days|
|Sea temperature||4.1°C 39.4°F|
|Windspeed||17.3kph 11 mph|
On average December is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Akureyri with around 67mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 0.2 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 December 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|