Coldest July in Reykjavík in a Decade Skip to content

Coldest July in Reykjavík in a Decade

Last month was the coldest July in Iceland’s capital since 2002 according to the latest statistics from the Icelandic Met Office.

summer-rvk_pkPhoto: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.

According to the records, the average temperature in Reykjavík was 11°C (51.8°F), almost 1.5°C below the July average over the last ten years. July was also wet in Reykjavík with 40 percent more rainfall than the average for the month.

The average temperature in Akureyri last month was 11.2°C (52.16°F) while rainfall in the North Iceland town was average, ruv.is reports.

Both Reykjavík and Akureyri received little rainfall, the least for July in 15 years.

ZR

Sign up for our weekly newsletter

Get news from Iceland, photos, and in-depth stories delivered to your inbox every week!

* indicates required

Subscribe to Iceland Review

In-depth stories and high-quality photography showcasing life in Iceland!

Share article

Facebook
Twitter