The weather in Iceland in January fluctuated from one extreme to another, according to an overview issued by the Iceland Meteorological Office this week.
Between January 6 and 20 there was a cold wave in Reykjavík, reaching a low on January 20 with -10°C. But nine days later the temperature in the capital went up to 8.5°C.
In Akureyri, in the north, temperatures fluctuated even more. On January 16 the temperature dropped to -16°C, but reached 9.3°C on January 29.