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Fluctuating weather in January

By Iceland Review

The weather in Iceland in January fluctuated from one extreme to another, according to an overview issued by the Iceland Meteorological Office this week.

Both north and south Iceland saw unusually high and low temperatures and there has not been as much snow in Reykjavík during January since 1993, as Fréttabladid reports.

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.

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