Fossvellir, Eastern Region, Iceland Climate

Weather: -14.71°C/5.52°F, Wind SW at 3.31 km/h, 77% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Fossvellir Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 706.1 meters (2316.6 feet) above sea level, Fossvellir has a Tundra climate (Classification: ET). The district’s yearly temperature is 4.77ºC (40.59ºF) and it is 1.6% higher than Iceland’s averages. Fossvellir typically receives about 116.81 millimeters (4.6 inches) of precipitation and has 170.27 rainy days (46.65% of the time) annually.

CountryIceland
CityEastern Region
Longitude-15.743398
Latitude64.8329974
Attitude/Elevation706.1m (2316.6ft)
Local timeSaturday 15:45
Annual high temperature5.67ºC (42.21ºF)
Annual low temperature2.86ºC (37.15ºF)
Average annual precip.116.81mm (4.6in)
Warmest monthJuly (10.96ºC / 51.73ºF)
Coldest MonthDecember (-1.81ºC / 28.74ºF)
Wettest MonthFebruary (166.19mm / 6.54in)
Driest MonthJune (51.24mm / 2.02in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)170.27 days (46.65%)
Days with no rain194.73 days (53.35%)
Humidity84.59%

Climate Fossvellir: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)8.47(47.25)8.47(47.25)9.52(49.14)9.52(49.14)11.64(52.95)16.93(62.47)15.87(60.57)15.87(60.57)13.76(56.77)10.58(51.04)10.58(51.04)9.52(49.14)16.93(62.47)
Average high °C (°F)2.34(36.21)2.43(36.37)2.41(36.34)3.45(38.21)5.98(42.76)9.31(48.76)10.96(51.73)10.95(51.71)9.06(48.31)5.98(42.76)3.42(38.16)1.7(35.06)5.67(42.21)
Daily mean °C (°F)1.31(34.36)1.37(34.47)1.35(34.43)2.56(36.61)5.17(41.31)8.56(47.41)10.25(50.45)10.2(50.36)8.26(46.87)5.23(41.41)2.48(36.46)0.47(32.85)4.77(40.59)
Average low °C (°F)-0.78(30.6)-0.87(30.43)-0.61(30.9)0.48(32.86)2.95(37.31)6.6(43.88)8.56(47.41)8.72(47.7)6.86(44.35)3.61(38.5)0.62(33.12)-1.81(28.74)2.86(37.15)
Record low °C (°F)-14.81(5.34)-14.81(5.34)-9.52(14.86)-9.52(14.86)-9.52(14.86)-2.12(28.18)-3.17(26.29)0.0(0)-3.17(26.29)-7.41(18.66)-8.47(16.75)-15.87(3.43)-15.87(3.43)
Average precipitation mm (inches)150.84(5.94)166.19(6.54)102.29(4.03)98.66(3.88)66.4(2.61)51.24(2.02)77.35(3.05)106.74(4.2)161.39(6.35)144.81(5.7)123.32(4.86)152.59(6.01)116.81(4.6)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)17.0317.0315.8712.710.968.5612.7912.4116.4616.0615.415.0114.19
Average relative humidity (%)82.9683.982.6183.5384.5886.4989.0886.8986.1484.6982.7881.4284.59
Mean monthly sunshine hours3.485.459.0713.1117.2118.1918.3614.8810.197.134.052.2910.29

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Fossvellir in recent years.

Fossvellir

Fossvellir Temperature by Month

July
10.25°C | 50.45°F
August
10.2°C | 50.36°F
June
8.56°C | 47.41°F
September
8.26°C | 46.87°F
October
5.23°C | 41.41°F
May
5.17°C | 41.31°F
April
2.56°C | 36.61°F
November
2.48°C | 36.46°F
February
1.37°C | 34.47°F
March
1.35°C | 34.43°F
January
1.31°C | 34.36°F
December
0.47°C | 32.85°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature6.35°C (43.43°F)2.18°C (35.92°F)-4.23°C (24.39°F)
Avg Temperature5.29°C (41.52°F)0.99°C (33.78°F)-5.29°C (22.48°F)
Min Temperature3.17°C (37.71°F)-1.19°C (29.86°F)-6.35°C (20.57°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point3.17°C (37.71°F)-2.25°C (27.95°F)-9.52°C (14.86°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation21.8mm | 0.86in3.83mm | 0.15in0.0mm | 0in118.85mm | 4.68in
Snowdepth7.72mm | 0.3in0.44mm | 0.02in0.0mm | 0in13.55mm | 0.53in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind46.56kmh | 28.93mph23.59kmh | 14.66mph11.64kmh | 7.23mph
Gust Wind70.9kmh | 44.06mph36.25kmh | 22.52mph20.11kmh | 12.5mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure21.8mb3.83mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
March° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2017-03-01-3.17 | 26.29-7.41 | 18.667120.11 | 12.531.31 | 1060.320.0 | 0
2017-03-020.0 | 0-4.23 | 24.397724.34 | 15.1231.37 | 1062.430.32 | 0.01
2017-03-03-0.0 | 0-4.23 | 24.397821.16 | 13.1531.56 | 1068.780.42 | 0.02
2017-03-04-1.06 | 30.09-4.23 | 24.398128.57 | 17.7531.47 | 1065.611.27 | 0.05
2017-03-051.06 | 33.91-2.12 | 28.188238.1 | 23.6731.25 | 1058.24.87 | 0.19
2017-03-064.23 | 39.612.12 | 35.829217.99 | 11.1831.09 | 1052.913.17 | 0.12
2017-03-073.17 | 37.712.12 | 35.829114.81 | 9.231.06 | 1051.855.93 | 0.23
2017-03-08-0.0 | 0-3.17 | 26.297911.64 | 7.2331.03 | 1050.790.0 | 0
2017-03-091.06 | 33.91-4.23 | 24.396916.93 | 10.5231.44 | 1064.550.0 | 0
2017-03-101.06 | 33.91-2.12 | 28.188426.45 | 16.4431.65 | 1071.966.67 | 0.26
2017-03-113.17 | 37.711.06 | 33.919020.11 | 12.531.19 | 1056.0812.91 | 0.51
2017-03-124.23 | 39.612.12 | 35.829315.87 | 9.8631.19 | 1056.089.84 | 0.39
2017-03-131.06 | 33.91-2.12 | 28.188122.22 | 13.8131.03 | 1050.794.87 | 0.19
2017-03-142.12 | 35.82-3.17 | 26.297426.45 | 16.4430.81 | 1043.391.27 | 0.05
2017-03-150.0 | 0-4.23 | 24.397225.4 | 15.7831.37 | 1062.431.27 | 0.05
2017-03-160.0 | 0-3.17 | 26.297932.8 | 20.3830.94 | 1047.628.47 | 0.33
2017-03-17-5.29 | 22.48-9.52 | 14.867321.16 | 13.1531.31 | 1060.320.32 | 0.01
2017-03-18-1.06 | 30.09-3.17 | 26.298719.05 | 11.8431.0 | 1049.7311.53 | 0.45
2017-03-191.06 | 33.91-3.17 | 26.297516.93 | 10.5230.62 | 1037.041.06 | 0.04
2017-03-20-1.06 | 30.09-4.23 | 24.398134.92 | 21.730.84 | 1044.441.8 | 0.07
2017-03-21-4.23 | 24.39-9.52 | 14.867021.16 | 13.1531.34 | 1061.370.0 | 0
2017-03-22-1.06 | 30.09-7.41 | 18.667014.81 | 9.231.72 | 1074.070.0 | 0
2017-03-232.12 | 35.82-1.06 | 30.098333.86 | 21.0431.59 | 1069.840.11 | 0.0
2017-03-243.17 | 37.71-1.06 | 30.097446.56 | 28.9331.56 | 1068.780.32 | 0.01
2017-03-255.29 | 41.523.17 | 37.718642.33 | 26.331.47 | 1065.610.0 | 0
2017-03-265.29 | 41.522.12 | 35.829026.45 | 16.4431.69 | 1073.011.48 | 0.06
2017-03-271.06 | 33.91-2.12 | 28.187915.87 | 9.8632.06 | 1085.710.63 | 0.02
2017-03-281.06 | 33.91-0.0 | 08920.11 | 12.532.06 | 1085.711.27 | 0.05
2017-03-290.0 | 0-2.12 | 28.188515.87 | 9.8631.81 | 1077.252.22 | 0.09
2017-03-303.17 | 37.712.12 | 35.829425.4 | 15.7831.34 | 1061.3721.8 | 0.86
2017-03-314.23 | 39.613.17 | 37.719613.76 | 8.5531.12 | 1053.9715.03 | 0.59

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