Skaftafell, Eastern Region, Iceland Climate

Weather: 2.97°C/37.35°F, Wind SW at 0.8 km/h, 98% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Skaftafell Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 100 meters (328.08 feet) above sea level, Skaftafell has a Tundra climate (Classification: ET). The district’s yearly temperature is 4.54ºC (40.17ºF) and it is 1.37% higher than Iceland’s averages. Skaftafell typically receives about 111.19 millimeters (4.38 inches) of precipitation and has 162.08 rainy days (44.41% of the time) annually.

CountryIceland
CityEastern Region
Longitude-17.0000001
Latitude64.016667
Attitude/Elevation100m (328.08ft)
Local timeMonday 04:14
Annual high temperature5.4ºC (41.72ºF)
Annual low temperature2.72ºC (36.9ºF)
Average annual precip.111.19mm (4.38in)
Warmest monthJuly (10.43ºC / 50.77ºF)
Coldest MonthDecember (-1.72ºC / 28.9ºF)
Wettest MonthFebruary (158.18mm / 6.23in)
Driest MonthJune (48.77mm / 1.92in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)162.08 days (44.41%)
Days with no rain202.92 days (55.59%)
Humidity80.52%

Climate Skaftafell: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)8.06(46.51)8.06(46.51)9.06(48.31)9.06(48.31)11.08(51.94)16.12(61.02)15.11(59.2)15.11(59.2)13.09(55.56)10.07(50.13)10.07(50.13)9.06(48.31)16.12(61.02)
Average high °C (°F)2.23(36.01)2.32(36.18)2.3(36.14)3.28(37.9)5.69(42.24)8.86(47.95)10.43(50.77)10.42(50.76)8.62(47.52)5.69(42.24)3.25(37.85)1.62(34.92)5.4(41.72)
Daily mean °C (°F)1.25(34.25)1.3(34.34)1.29(34.32)2.44(36.39)4.93(40.87)8.15(46.67)9.76(49.57)9.71(49.48)7.87(46.17)4.98(40.96)2.36(36.25)0.44(32.79)4.54(40.17)
Average low °C (°F)-0.75(30.65)-0.83(30.51)-0.58(30.96)0.45(32.81)2.81(37.06)6.28(43.3)8.15(46.67)8.3(46.94)6.53(43.75)3.43(38.17)0.59(33.06)-1.72(28.9)2.72(36.9)
Record low °C (°F)-14.1(6.62)-14.1(6.62)-9.06(15.69)-9.06(15.69)-9.06(15.69)-2.01(28.38)-3.02(26.56)0.0(0)-3.02(26.56)-7.05(19.31)-8.06(17.49)-15.11(4.8)-15.11(4.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches)143.57(5.65)158.18(6.23)97.36(3.83)93.9(3.7)63.2(2.49)48.77(1.92)73.63(2.9)101.6(4.0)153.61(6.05)137.84(5.43)117.38(4.62)145.24(5.72)111.18(4.38)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)16.2116.2115.1112.0910.438.1512.1811.8115.6615.2914.6514.2813.51
Average relative humidity (%)78.9679.8678.6379.5180.5182.3284.7982.781.9980.6178.7977.4980.52
Mean monthly sunshine hours3.315.198.6312.4816.3817.3117.4714.169.76.793.862.189.79

Climate Graph

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

Skaftafell

Skaftafell Temperature by Month

July
9.76°C | 49.57°F
August
9.71°C | 49.48°F
June
8.15°C | 46.67°F
September
7.87°C | 46.17°F
October
4.98°C | 40.96°F
May
4.93°C | 40.87°F
April
2.44°C | 36.39°F
November
2.36°C | 36.25°F
February
1.3°C | 34.34°F
March
1.29°C | 34.32°F
January
1.25°C | 34.25°F
December
0.44°C | 32.79°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature7.05°C (44.69°F)1.69°C (35.04°F)-4.03°C (24.75°F)
Avg Temperature6.04°C (42.87°F)0.2°C (32.36°F)-6.04°C (21.13°F)
Min Temperature4.03°C (39.25°F)-1.72°C (28.9°F)-7.05°C (19.31°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point4.03°C (39.25°F)-3.8°C (25.16°F)-11.08°C (12.06°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation18.83mm | 0.74in2.58mm | 0.1in0.0mm | 0in79.99mm | 3.15in
Snowdepth1.41mm | 0.06in0.24mm | 0.01in0.0mm | 0in7.360000000000001mm | 0.29in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind54.39kmh | 33.8mph31.81kmh | 19.77mph10.07kmh | 6.26mph
Gust Wind75.54kmh | 46.94mph47.5kmh | 29.52mph18.13kmh | 11.27mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure18.83mb2.58mb0.0mb
Skaftafell

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
December° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2014-12-012.01 | 35.62-4.03 | 24.756353.38 | 33.1729.5 | 999.140.4 | 0.02
2014-12-025.04 | 41.07-1.01 | 30.187541.3 | 25.6629.59 | 1002.161.41 | 0.06
2014-12-034.03 | 39.25-0.0 | 07631.22 | 19.429.56 | 1001.161.91 | 0.08
2014-12-040.0 | 0-4.03 | 24.757023.17 | 14.429.62 | 1003.170.71 | 0.03
2014-12-05-1.01 | 30.18-6.04 | 21.136721.15 | 13.1430.04 | 1017.270.3 | 0.01
2014-12-061.01 | 33.82-3.02 | 26.567034.24 | 21.2829.39 | 995.110.2 | 0.01
2014-12-07-1.01 | 30.18-6.04 | 21.136731.22 | 19.429.48 | 998.140.0 | 0
2014-12-08-2.01 | 28.38-8.06 | 17.496514.1 | 8.7629.98 | 1015.260.91 | 0.04
2014-12-091.01 | 33.82-2.01 | 28.387743.31 | 26.9128.7 | 971.9518.83 | 0.74
2014-12-100.0 | 0-3.02 | 26.567338.27 | 23.7828.67 | 970.940.91 | 0.04
2014-12-11-1.01 | 30.18-5.04 | 22.937350.36 | 31.2929.39 | 995.110.81 | 0.03
2014-12-12-6.04 | 21.13-10.07 | 13.876935.25 | 21.929.89 | 1012.240.0 | 0
2014-12-130.0 | 0-3.02 | 26.568417.12 | 10.6429.21 | 989.072.01 | 0.08
2014-12-14-2.01 | 28.38-8.06 | 17.497054.39 | 33.828.91 | 979.01.01 | 0.04
2014-12-15-6.04 | 21.13-11.08 | 12.066647.34 | 29.4229.62 | 1003.170.0 | 0
2014-12-16-0.0 | 0-4.03 | 24.757830.22 | 18.7829.56 | 1001.168.26 | 0.33
2014-12-170.0 | 0-5.04 | 22.936743.31 | 26.9128.79 | 974.970.0 | 0
2014-12-18-4.03 | 24.75-8.06 | 17.497110.07 | 6.2628.79 | 974.970.0 | 0
2014-12-19-1.01 | 30.18-6.04 | 21.136821.15 | 13.1429.21 | 989.070.1 | 0.0
2014-12-201.01 | 33.82-1.01 | 30.188327.19 | 16.929.8 | 1009.2110.88 | 0.43
2014-12-211.01 | 33.82-2.01 | 28.387536.26 | 22.5329.03 | 983.032.62 | 0.1
2014-12-22-0.0 | 0-4.03 | 24.757330.22 | 18.7828.94 | 980.012.22 | 0.09
2014-12-233.02 | 37.44-1.01 | 30.187949.35 | 30.6629.53 | 1000.159.87 | 0.39
2014-12-24-1.01 | 30.18-4.03 | 24.757825.18 | 15.6530.16 | 1021.31.01 | 0.04
2014-12-25-3.02 | 26.56-7.05 | 19.317212.09 | 7.5130.46 | 1031.370.91 | 0.04
2014-12-26-0.0 | 0-3.02 | 26.567818.13 | 11.2730.04 | 1017.270.6 | 0.02
2014-12-27-0.0 | 0-5.04 | 22.937231.22 | 19.430.37 | 1028.350.0 | 0
2014-12-283.02 | 37.44-1.01 | 30.187531.22 | 19.430.46 | 1031.370.0 | 0
2014-12-296.04 | 42.874.03 | 39.259237.27 | 23.1629.98 | 1015.264.94 | 0.19
2014-12-303.02 | 37.441.01 | 33.828320.14 | 12.5129.8 | 1009.213.93 | 0.15
2014-12-314.03 | 39.253.02 | 37.448827.19 | 16.929.39 | 995.115.24 | 0.21

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