Monthly Archives: February 2012

Iceland in December

Despite the cold weather and short hours of sunlight, December is actually a  great time to visit Iceland. Early in the month, you can take advantage of low-season savings, and if you come over the holidays you’ll find a delightfully festive atmosphere. The temperature ranges from 2.2°C to -2.8°C, or about 28 to 36°F. It can get much colder on […]



Iceland in November

By November, Iceland’s short but beautiful summer is a distant memory. Though many places in the US are experiencing a few last warm days as the leaves turn and fall, by November it feels like winter has already arrived in Iceland. Temperatures drop to an average of 3.4°C to -1.3°C (about 30-38°F) and the sun only shines for about six […]

Iceland in October

By October, Iceland is heading steadily towards winter. Temperatures drop, it rains more often (actually October sees the most precipitation of any month) and daylight hours become much shorter. Average temps range from 6.8°C to 2.2°C (roughly 44 – 36 °F), with the sun rising around 8am and setting by 6pm each day.  The good news is that – with […]


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Iceland in September

September deserves to be a more popular time to visit Iceland. Though you’ll miss out on seeing the sun high in the sky well past 10pm (sunset is around 7:30pm and the sun rises around 6:30am), temperatures are still quite nice, with average temps between 10.1°C (50 °F) and 5°C  (41 °F) throughout the month, and prices are lower and […]