The average temperature in September was 6.3°C, 1.1°C below average, making it Iceland’s coldest September since 1982 reports Morgunbladid. The temperature in Reykjavík went down to -3.4°C on September 25, Reykjavík’s coldest September day since 1974. Akureyri experienced two days of snow which is highly unusual for September; it was only the sixth time Akureyri had September snow in the last 40 years.
Even though it was cold, the sun shone. Reykjavík had 184.7 hours of sunshine, about 60 hours above average. It was the third sunniest September ever measured behind September 1954 when Reykjavík had 186.2 hours of sunshine and September 1975 when Reykjavík experienced 186.9 hours of sunshine.