When is the best time to go to Kópavogur

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Kópavogur, Iceland. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Kópavogur weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Kópavogur are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Kópavogur January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
1°C 99mm 0.9hrs 7.8hrs 6°C

The climate in Kópavogur during January can be summarized as cold and a little damp.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Kópavogur.

January is in the winter in Kópavogur and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 1°C (34°F), whilst at night -4°C (25°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Kópavogur with around 99mm 3.9 inches of rain making it a a little damp 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 0.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Kópavogur weather in January »

February

Kópavogur February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
2°C 97mm 1.8hrs 10.3hrs 5°C

February in Kópavogur is generally a little damp with the temperature being cold.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Kópavogur.

February is in the winter in Kópavogur and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 2°C (35°F), whilst at night -3°C (26°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Kópavogur with around 97mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp 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 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Kópavogur weather in February »

March

Kópavogur March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
2°C 99mm 3.5hrs 13.2hrs 5°C

The weather in March in Kópavogur is characteristically cold and a little damp.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Kópavogur.

March is in the spring in Kópavogur and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 2°C (36°F), whilst at night -3°C (27°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Kópavogur with around 99mm 3.9 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Kópavogur weather in March »

April

Kópavogur April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
4°C 75mm 4.9hrs 16.9hrs 5°C

Kópavogur's weather in April is typically cool and reasonably dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Kópavogur.

April is in the spring in Kópavogur and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 5°C (41°F), whilst at night -1°C (31°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Kópavogur with around 75mm 2.9 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 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Kópavogur May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
8°C 60mm 3.1hrs 9.6hrs 6°C

May is a reasonably dry month in Kópavogur and the temperature is generally cool.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it a good time to visit Kópavogur.

May is in the spring in Kópavogur and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Kópavogur with around 60mm 2.4 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 3.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Kópavogur weather in May »

June

Kópavogur June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
10°C 67mm 0hrs 7.8hrs 8°C

The weather in June in Kópavogur is characteristically cool and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Kópavogur, with some very good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Kópavogur and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (52°F), whilst at night 6°C (42°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Kópavogur 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 hours of sunshine per day.

Kópavogur weather in June »

July

Kópavogur July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
11°C 66mm 3.1hrs 10.3hrs 10°C

July in Kópavogur is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Kópavogur, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Kópavogur and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (55°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Kópavogur with around 66mm 2.6 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 3.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Kópavogur weather in July »

August

Kópavogur August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
11°C 83mm 5.6hrs 13.2hrs 10°C

The weather in August in Kópavogur is characteristically cool and a little damp.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Kópavogur, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Kópavogur and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (54°F), whilst at night 7°C (44°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Kópavogur with around 83mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp 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 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Kópavogur weather in August »

September

Kópavogur September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
8°C 86mm 4.3hrs 16.9hrs 9°C

Kópavogur's weather in September is typically cool and a little damp in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Kópavogur.

September is in the fall / autumn in Kópavogur and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Kópavogur with around 86mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp 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 4.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Kópavogur weather in September »

October

Kópavogur October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
5°C 115mm 2.8hrs 9.6hrs 8°C

October is a damp month in Kópavogur and the temperature is generally cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Kópavogur for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the fall / autumn in Kópavogur and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 6°C (42°F), whilst at night 1°C (34°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Kópavogur with around 115mm 4.5 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 20 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Kópavogur weather in October »

November

Kópavogur November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
2°C 97mm 1.5hrs 7.8hrs 7°C

Cool and a little damp weather often prevails in Kópavogur during the month of November

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Kópavogur.

November is in the fall / autumn in Kópavogur and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 3°C (37°F), whilst at night -2°C (28°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Kópavogur with around 97mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Kópavogur weather in November »

December

Kópavogur December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
1°C 100mm 0.6hrs 10.3hrs 6°C

December in Kópavogur is generally damp with the temperature being cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Kópavogur for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Kópavogur and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 1°C (34°F), whilst at night -4°C (25°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Kópavogur with around 100mm 4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 20 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 0.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Kópavogur weather in December »

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Kópavogur weather stats

Kópavogur weather statistics
Hottest month: July 12.6°C 54.7°F
Driest month: May 60mm 2.4ins
Sunniest month: May 3.1hrs
Coldest month: January 0.8°C 33.4°F
Wettest month: October 115mm 4.5ins
Warmest sea: August 10.4°C 50.7°F
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