Akureyri, Northeastern Region, Iceland Climate

Weather: -3.11°C/26.4°F, Wind SW at 3.09 km/h, 86% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Akureyri Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 14.65 meters (48.06 feet) above sea level, Akureyri has a Tundra climate (Classification: ET). The district’s yearly temperature is 0.46ºC (32.83ºF) and it is -2.71% lower than Iceland’s averages. Akureyri typically receives about 77.55 millimeters (3.05 inches) of precipitation and has 173.12 rainy days (47.43% of the time) annually.

CountryIceland
CityNortheastern Region
Longitude-18.0906859
Latitude65.6825509
Attitude/Elevation14.65m (48.06ft)
Local timeFriday 08:48
Annual high temperature2.3ºC (36.14ºF)
Annual low temperature-2.83ºC (26.91ºF)
Average annual precip.77.55mm (3.05in)
Warmest monthJuly (10.78ºC / 51.4ºF)
Coldest MonthDecember (-9.53ºC / 14.85ºF)
Wettest MonthDecember (139.03mm / 5.47in)
Driest MonthJune (39.13mm / 1.54in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)173.12 days (47.43%)
Days with no rain191.88 days (52.57%)
Humidity83.75%

Climate Akureyri: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)4.85(40.73)5.82(42.48)4.85(40.73)15.52(59.94)15.52(59.94)20.37(68.67)23.28(73.9)19.4(66.92)16.49(61.68)8.73(47.71)5.82(42.48)4.85(40.73)23.28(73.9)
Average high °C (°F)-3.63(25.47)-2.91(26.76)-2.3(27.86)0.57(33.03)4.41(39.94)9.55(49.19)10.78(51.4)9.82(49.68)6.54(43.77)1.72(35.1)-2.57(27.37)-4.36(24.15)2.3(36.14)
Daily mean °C (°F)-5.33(22.41)-4.88(23.22)-4.2(24.44)-1.41(29.46)2.48(36.46)7.48(45.46)8.79(47.82)7.77(45.99)4.56(40.21)0.16(32.29)-3.83(25.11)-6.12(20.98)0.46(32.83)
Average low °C (°F)-8.6(16.52)-8.47(16.75)-7.72(18.1)-5.45(22.19)-1.26(29.73)3.98(39.16)5.44(41.79)4.61(40.3)1.91(35.44)-2.21(28.02)-6.63(20.07)-9.53(14.85)-2.83(26.91)
Record low °C (°F)-28.13(-18.63)-25.22(-13.4)-24.25(-11.65)-20.37(-4.67)-17.46(0.57)-4.85(23.27)-4.85(23.27)-4.85(23.27)-11.64(11.05)-17.46(0.57)-25.22(-13.4)-28.13(-18.63)-28.13(-18.63)
Average precipitation mm (inches)72.73(2.86)76.73(3.02)70.13(2.76)50.34(1.98)45.81(1.8)39.13(1.54)75.05(2.95)87.71(3.45)96.35(3.79)96.82(3.81)80.73(3.18)139.03(5.47)77.55(3.05)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)16.0614.2915.8712.3511.7311.8215.9614.3815.2615.5214.3815.5214.43
Average relative humidity (%)88.0687.6688.0285.1980.9574.4678.0579.6582.7786.0186.6287.5183.75
Mean monthly sunshine hours2.574.467.4411.5315.573.1712.5813.388.895.963.121.447.51

Climate Graph

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

Akureyri

Akureyri Temperature by Month

July
8.79°C | 47.82°F
August
7.77°C | 45.99°F
June
7.48°C | 45.46°F
September
4.56°C | 40.21°F
May
2.48°C | 36.46°F
October
0.16°C | 32.29°F
April
-1.41°C | 29.46°F
November
-3.83°C | 25.11°F
March
-4.2°C | 24.44°F
February
-4.88°C | 23.22°F
January
-5.33°C | 22.41°F
December
-6.12°C | 20.98°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature2.91°C (37.24°F)-2.94°C (26.71°F)-9.7°C (14.54°F)
Avg Temperature1.94°C (35.49°F)-4.47°C (23.95°F)-11.64°C (11.05°F)
Min Temperature0.0°C (0°F)-7.73°C (18.09°F)-13.58°C (7.56°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point1.94°C (35.49°F)-5.66°C (21.81°F)-12.61°C (9.3°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation12.32mm | 0.49in2.41mm | 0.09in0.0mm | 0in74.79mm | 2.94in
Snowdepth8.54mm | 0.34in1.3mm | 0.05in0.0mm | 0in40.269999999999996mm | 1.59in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind40.74kmh | 25.31mph15.33kmh | 9.53mph5.82kmh | 3.62mph
Gust Wind58.21kmh | 36.17mph27.72kmh | 17.22mph9.7kmh | 6.03mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure12.32mb2.41mb0.0mb
Akureyri

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
January° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2012-01-01-7.76 | 18.03-8.73 | 16.29946.79 | 4.2227.62 | 935.181.16 | 0.05
2012-01-02-5.82 | 21.52-6.79 | 19.78985.82 | 3.6227.79 | 941.03.2 | 0.13
2012-01-03-6.79 | 19.78-6.79 | 19.78969.7 | 6.0328.1 | 951.672.81 | 0.11
2012-01-04-7.76 | 18.03-8.73 | 16.29957.76 | 4.8228.3 | 958.460.58 | 0.02
2012-01-05-6.79 | 19.78-7.76 | 18.03959.7 | 6.0328.76 | 973.981.84 | 0.07
2012-01-06-2.91 | 26.76-4.85 | 23.279112.61 | 7.8428.42 | 962.343.59 | 0.14
2012-01-07-3.88 | 25.02-4.85 | 23.279321.34 | 13.2628.56 | 967.193.69 | 0.15
2012-01-080.0 | 0-2.91 | 26.769417.46 | 10.8528.39 | 961.3712.32 | 0.49
2012-01-09-3.88 | 25.02-3.88 | 25.029315.52 | 9.6428.62 | 969.131.36 | 0.05
2012-01-10-7.76 | 18.03-8.73 | 16.298640.74 | 25.3128.25 | 956.520.87 | 0.03
2012-01-11-10.67 | 12.79-10.67 | 12.798922.31 | 13.8628.7 | 972.040.1 | 0.0
2012-01-12-11.64 | 11.05-12.61 | 9.38511.64 | 7.2329.25 | 990.470.58 | 0.02
2012-01-131.94 | 35.49-0.97 | 30.258927.16 | 16.8828.99 | 981.743.88 | 0.15
2012-01-141.94 | 35.490.97 | 33.759517.46 | 10.8528.68 | 971.073.1 | 0.12
2012-01-15-9.7 | 14.54-9.7 | 14.548612.61 | 7.8428.88 | 977.860.0 | 0
2012-01-160.97 | 33.75-1.94 | 28.519015.52 | 9.6428.56 | 967.191.26 | 0.05
2012-01-17-3.88 | 25.02-4.85 | 23.278815.52 | 9.6428.39 | 961.370.39 | 0.02
2012-01-18-3.88 | 25.02-4.85 | 23.279522.31 | 13.8627.9 | 944.887.66 | 0.3
2012-01-19-5.82 | 21.52-5.82 | 21.529417.46 | 10.8528.3 | 958.461.55 | 0.06
2012-01-20-7.76 | 18.03-7.76 | 18.03947.76 | 4.8228.45 | 963.310.0 | 0
2012-01-21-1.94 | 28.51-2.91 | 26.769712.61 | 7.8428.48 | 964.284.37 | 0.17
2012-01-22-2.91 | 26.76-3.88 | 25.02989.7 | 6.0328.82 | 975.921.26 | 0.05
2012-01-23-4.85 | 23.27-5.82 | 21.52975.82 | 3.6229.11 | 985.621.36 | 0.05
2012-01-24-7.76 | 18.03-8.73 | 16.299510.67 | 6.6328.7 | 972.041.75 | 0.07
2012-01-25-5.82 | 21.52-6.79 | 19.789311.64 | 7.2328.13 | 952.6410.09 | 0.4
2012-01-26-6.79 | 19.78-7.76 | 18.039512.61 | 7.8428.45 | 963.312.23 | 0.09
2012-01-27-5.82 | 21.52-8.73 | 16.298617.46 | 10.8528.96 | 980.770.29 | 0.01
2012-01-281.94 | 35.490.0 | 09023.28 | 14.4728.88 | 977.860.58 | 0.02
2012-01-291.94 | 35.491.94 | 35.499520.37 | 12.6628.7 | 972.041.75 | 0.07
2012-01-30-4.85 | 23.27-6.79 | 19.788516.49 | 10.2529.02 | 982.710.1 | 0.0
2012-01-310.0 | 0-3.88 | 25.028317.46 | 10.8528.82 | 975.921.07 | 0.04

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