Akureyri Weather in January

What's the weather like in Akureyri (Northeast) in January 2021?

The climate in Akureyri during January can be summarized as cold and reasonably dry.

January is in the winter in Akureyri and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -1°C (30°F), whilst at night -8°C (18°F) is normal.

Akureyri weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature -1.4°C 29.5°F
Nightly temperature -7.6°C 18.3°F
Average temperature -4.5°C 23.9°F
Daily sunshine 0.4 hrs
Avg rainfall 66 mm 2.6 ins
Rainy days 16 days
Sea temperature 3.6°C 38.4°F
Humidity 81%
Windspeed 17.6kph 11 mph

On average January is the 5th wettest month of the year in Akureyri with around 66mm 2.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 0.4 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Akureyri

Akureyri average temperature in January

January rainfall

Akureyri average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Akureyri average rain in January

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 January 2021.

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Akureyri weather stats

Akureyri weather statistics
Hottest month: July 12°C 53.6°F
Driest month: May 36mm 1.4ins
Sunniest month: May 2.9hrs
Coldest month: January -1.5°C 29.3°F
Wettest month: October 79mm 3.1ins
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