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Reykjavík Residents Enjoy Summer’s Warmest Day

The temperature in Iceland’s capital reached 20°C (68°F) for the first time this summer on Wednesday. Even though the weather has generally been good this summer, it hasn’t been particularly warm in Reykjavík.

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Archive photo by Páll Kjartansson.

The warmest day ever to be registered in Reykjavík was on August 11, 2004, when the temperature climbed to 24.8°C (76.6°F), visir.is reports.

Fair weather is forecast throughout this weekend—good news for those running the Reykjavík Marathon and attending Culture Night—although the temperature might drop slightly.

The past few weeks have been very summery in Iceland indeed; day after day the temperature has exceeded 20°C in some parts of the country.

Click here to read more about the weather.

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