Akureyri monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Akureyri

Akureyri average temperature chart (Celsius) Akureyri average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Akureyri (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C -1.5 -0.9 -0.8 2.4 6.4 10.4 12 11.3 7.5 3.5 0.1 -1.1
°F 29.2 30.4 30.5 36.4 43.5 50.8 53.6 52.3 45.4 38.3 32.1 29.9

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Akureyri monthly rainfall chart (mm) Akureyri monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Akureyri (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 66 54 61 46 36 47 56 63 68 79 67 67
inches 2.6 2.1 2.4 1.8 1.4 1.9 2.2 2.5 2.7 3.1 2.6 2.7
Rainy days 16 14 17 14 11 13 14 15 15 18 17 18

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Akureyri

Akureyri average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Akureyri
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 0.4 1.4 2.7 4.7 2.9 0 0 5.3 3.4 2.1 0.9 0.2

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Akureyri average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Akureyri average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Akureyri (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C -7.6 -6.9 -6.9 -4 -0.4 3.4 5.1 4.8 1.4 -1.6 -5.6 -7.2
Max °C -1.4 -0.8 -0.7 2.6 6.6 10.6 12.2 11.5 7.6 3.6 0.2 -1
Min °F 18.3 19.7 19.6 24.8 31.4 38.1 41.1 40.6 34.5 29.1 21.9 19
Max °F 23.9 25.2 25.2 30.7 37.6 44.6 47.5 46.6 40.1 33.8 27.1 24.6

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Akureyri average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Akureyri average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Akureyri in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 3.6 3.4 3.2 3.4 4.4 6.4 7.8 8.4 7.1 5.6 4.6 4.1
°F 38.4 38.1 37.8 38.1 40 43.5 46.1 47.2 44.8 42 40.2 39.4

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Akureyri average winspeed by month (km/h) Akureyri average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Akureyri (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 18 17 17 16 14 15 14 13 14 15 17 17
mph 11 11 11 10 9 9 9 8 9 9 11 11

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Akureyri relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Akureyri
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
81% 82% 82% 81% 79% 78% 80% 81% 81% 83% 82% 81%

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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
Warmest sea: August 8.4°C 47.1°F
Map showing location of Akureyri (65.68353, -18.0878)

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