Folafotur, Westfjords, Iceland Climate

Weather: -1.93°C/28.53°F, Wind SW at 3.59 km/h, 73% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Folafotur Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 1 meters (3.28 feet) above sea level, Folafotur has a Tundra climate (Classification: ET). The district’s yearly temperature is 2.16ºC (35.89ºF) and it is -1.01% lower than Iceland’s averages. Folafotur typically receives about 60.73 millimeters (2.39 inches) of precipitation and has 147.29 rainy days (40.35% of the time) annually.

CountryIceland
CityWestfjords
Longitude-23.1210104
Latitude66.0717756
Attitude/Elevation1m (3.28ft)
Local timeWednesday 06:52
Annual high temperature3.32ºC (37.98ºF)
Annual low temperature-0.02ºC (31.96ºF)
Average annual precip.60.73mm (2.39in)
Warmest monthJuly (10.15ºC / 50.27ºF)
Coldest MonthDecember (-5.02ºC / 22.96ºF)
Wettest MonthDecember (104.23mm / 4.1in)
Driest MonthJune (18.96mm / 0.75in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)147.29 days (40.35%)
Days with no rain217.71 days (59.65%)
Humidity91.02%

Climate Folafotur: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)7.45(45.41)6.39(43.5)5.32(41.58)11.71(53.08)12.78(55.0)14.9(58.82)18.1(64.58)14.9(58.82)14.9(58.82)10.65(51.17)8.52(47.34)6.39(43.5)18.1(64.58)
Average high °C (°F)-1.18(29.88)-0.98(30.24)-1.04(30.13)1.32(34.38)4.58(40.24)8.73(47.71)10.15(50.27)9.54(49.17)6.87(44.37)3.36(38.05)0.27(32.49)-1.69(28.96)3.32(37.98)
Daily mean °C (°F)-2.29(27.88)-2.13(28.17)-2.15(28.13)0.05(32.09)3.36(38.05)7.41(45.34)8.87(47.97)8.26(46.87)5.75(42.35)2.36(36.25)-0.79(30.58)-2.77(27.01)2.16(35.89)
Average low °C (°F)-4.57(23.77)-4.3(24.26)-4.25(24.35)-2.28(27.9)0.94(33.69)4.92(40.86)6.49(43.68)6.04(42.87)3.88(38.98)0.7(33.26)-2.74(27.07)-5.02(22.96)-0.02(31.96)
Record low °C (°F)-20.23(-4.41)-13.84(7.09)-18.1(-0.58)-15.97(3.25)-9.58(14.76)-4.26(24.33)-2.13(28.17)-5.32(22.42)-7.45(18.59)-10.65(12.83)-17.03(1.35)-21.29(-6.32)-21.29(-6.32)
Average precipitation mm (inches)95.54(3.76)87.37(3.44)72.8(2.87)60.48(2.38)39.37(1.55)18.96(0.75)34.26(1.35)36.87(1.45)72.33(2.85)59.67(2.35)46.81(1.84)104.23(4.1)60.72(2.39)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)16.0616.3515.8715.011.135.617.267.6412.312.6811.1316.2612.27
Average relative humidity (%)93.3593.4791.5990.0587.5686.4788.9590.692.0193.192.1992.7491.01
Mean monthly sunshine hours2.314.277.5112.415.12-0.677.6314.888.545.922.751.346.83

Climate Graph

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

Folafotur

Folafotur Temperature by Month

July
8.87°C | 47.97°F
August
8.26°C | 46.87°F
June
7.41°C | 45.34°F
September
5.75°C | 42.35°F
May
3.36°C | 38.05°F
October
2.36°C | 36.25°F
April
0.05°C | 32.09°F
November
-0.79°C | 30.58°F
February
-2.13°C | 28.17°F
March
-2.15°C | 28.13°F
January
-2.29°C | 27.88°F
December
-2.77°C | 27.01°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature10.65°C (51.17°F)4.94°C (40.89°F)1.06°C (33.91°F)
Avg Temperature9.58°C (49.24°F)3.71°C (38.68°F)0.0°C (0°F)
Min Temperature6.39°C (43.5°F)1.85°C (35.33°F)-2.13°C (28.17°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point5.32°C (41.58°F)1.41°C (34.54°F)-5.32°C (22.42°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation3.51mm | 0.14in0.61mm | 0.02in0.0mm | 0in18.95mm | 0.75in
Snowdepth0.64mm | 0.03in0.02mm | 0.0in0.0mm | 0in0.64mm | 0.03in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind26.61kmh | 16.53mph15.59kmh | 9.69mph6.39kmh | 3.97mph
Gust Wind39.39kmh | 24.48mph22.43kmh | 13.94mph9.58kmh | 5.95mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure3.51mb0.61mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
May° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2014-05-011.06 | 33.91-3.19 | 26.26807.45 | 4.6332.26 | 1092.280.0 | 0
2014-05-023.19 | 37.74-2.13 | 28.17786.39 | 3.9732.26 | 1092.280.0 | 0
2014-05-032.13 | 35.83-0.0 | 08612.78 | 7.9432.04 | 1084.830.0 | 0
2014-05-043.19 | 37.742.13 | 35.839310.65 | 6.6231.63 | 1070.990.0 | 0
2014-05-054.26 | 39.672.13 | 35.839012.78 | 7.9431.44 | 1064.60.21 | 0.01
2014-05-064.26 | 39.673.19 | 37.749517.03 | 10.5831.22 | 1057.150.96 | 0.04
2014-05-075.32 | 41.585.32 | 41.58968.52 | 5.2931.47 | 1065.661.6 | 0.06
2014-05-083.19 | 37.742.13 | 35.839221.29 | 13.2331.63 | 1070.991.7 | 0.07
2014-05-092.13 | 35.831.06 | 33.919326.61 | 16.5331.69 | 1073.120.0 | 0
2014-05-102.13 | 35.83-0.0 | 09025.55 | 15.8831.75 | 1075.250.11 | 0.0
2014-05-111.06 | 33.91-2.13 | 28.178417.03 | 10.5831.78 | 1076.310.0 | 0
2014-05-122.13 | 35.83-0.0 | 09013.84 | 8.631.85 | 1078.440.0 | 0
2014-05-132.13 | 35.83-1.06 | 30.098613.84 | 8.632.04 | 1084.830.0 | 0
2014-05-142.13 | 35.832.13 | 35.839510.65 | 6.6231.82 | 1077.381.17 | 0.05
2014-05-152.13 | 35.832.13 | 35.83949.58 | 5.9531.78 | 1076.310.0 | 0
2014-05-164.26 | 39.672.13 | 35.838815.97 | 9.9231.63 | 1070.990.0 | 0
2014-05-174.26 | 39.671.06 | 33.918415.97 | 9.9231.47 | 1065.660.0 | 0
2014-05-180.0 | 0-2.13 | 28.178625.55 | 15.8831.82 | 1077.380.85 | 0.03
2014-05-191.06 | 33.91-5.32 | 22.42689.58 | 5.9532.16 | 1089.090.0 | 0
2014-05-203.19 | 37.74-0.0 | 08414.9 | 9.2632.07 | 1085.890.21 | 0.01
2014-05-211.06 | 33.91-2.13 | 28.177713.84 | 8.632.26 | 1092.280.0 | 0
2014-05-223.19 | 37.74-2.13 | 28.177223.42 | 14.5532.07 | 1085.890.0 | 0
2014-05-232.13 | 35.832.13 | 35.839618.1 | 11.2531.94 | 1081.632.77 | 0.11
2014-05-246.39 | 43.54.26 | 39.679218.1 | 11.2531.85 | 1078.440.11 | 0.0
2014-05-255.32 | 41.584.26 | 39.679313.84 | 8.632.0 | 1083.760.43 | 0.02
2014-05-266.39 | 43.55.32 | 41.589215.97 | 9.9232.07 | 1085.893.51 | 0.14
2014-05-275.32 | 41.584.26 | 39.679410.65 | 6.6232.1 | 1086.962.34 | 0.09
2014-05-288.52 | 47.344.26 | 39.678613.84 | 8.632.16 | 1089.090.85 | 0.03
2014-05-297.45 | 45.415.32 | 41.588925.55 | 15.8832.07 | 1085.890.43 | 0.02
2014-05-309.58 | 49.245.32 | 41.588118.1 | 11.2532.07 | 1085.890.0 | 0
2014-05-316.39 | 43.55.32 | 41.588715.97 | 9.9231.72 | 1074.181.7 | 0.07

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