What’s the weather like in Reykjavik in August?
You can look forward to slightly warmer weather in Reykjavik in August. It’s still quite cold, so don’t forget to pack your coat and warmer clothes for your visit.
Reykjavik weather in August is influenced by its subarctic climate that brings cool temperatures to the city all year round. The summer is slightly milder than the other seasons, but it’s still chilly with low temperatures and strong winds blowing in from the Atlantic. The amount of daily sunshine has increased since spring, which is great if you want to do a lot of sightseeing on holiday.
You’ll have five hours of sunshine per day in August with an average temperature of 11°C. Things begin to warm up around midday, reaching highs of 13°C before dropping to just 8°C in the evening. There’s an average rainfall of 30mm, which means it’s likely to rain during your visit since 23 days of the month will experience some rain showers.