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Reykjavik

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    Reykjavik

    Reykjavik weather February

    What’s the weather like in Reykjavik in February?

    The weather in Reykjavik in February is very similar to January with very low temperatures and not much sunshine. If you don’t mind the cold, you can enjoy exploring the city at the quietest time of the year. You’ll need to pack plenty of layers though, as temperatures are known to fall below freezing at night.

    Geographical influences

    Reykjavik weather in February is influenced by its location in southwest Iceland. Being so close to the coastline, the region rarely sees temperatures drop below -15°C. This is because of the North Atlantic Current that helps to control temperatures in the area. However, Atlantic winds are common near the coast and tend to be quite chilly in winter.

    Averages

    It’s very cold in Reykjavik in the winter with an average daily temperature of just 0°C. On a good day, you can see highs of 2°C, which is still extremely cold. In the evening, the weather cools further and often reaches lows of -2°C. The average sea temperature is 5°C with around two hours of sunshine per day. 40mm of rainfall is spread over the month, which means there are 16 rainy days throughout February.