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Warm and Sunny in the Capital Area

By Erik Pomrenke

Locals and tourists enjoy the sunshine in Reykjavík's Austurvöllur square.
Photo: Golli.

It’s been a warm and sunny weekend, and today will continue the trend in the capital area, with a high of 16°C (61°F).

Today will be cloudier and colder in the East, with a high of 9°C (48°F) in Egilsstaðir. The North is also cloudier and cooler, with highs of 12°C (54°F) in Akureyri.

This week’s forecast

Here is the most recent information from the Met Office on what to expect in the coming days:

On Wednesday: Southwesterly or variable winds at 3-8 m/s, cloudy with occasional light rain, but dry in the northeast. Temperatures between 10-18°C (50-64°F).

On Thursday: Southeast direction winds at 3-10 m/s, increasing to 10-15 m/s in the evening, especially in the south. Widespread rain with intermittent showers, but generally dry in the northeast.

On Friday: Easterly winds at 8-15 m/s, but lighter in the north. Rain, with very little precipitation in the North. Temperatures between 11-16°C (52-61°F).

On Saturday: Predominantly easterly winds and cloudy with intermittent showers.  Widespread precipitation in many areas. Temperatures between 8-18°C (46-64°F).

On Sunday: Expecting easterly winds. Mostly cloudy with occasional light rain in most places, but more precipitation towards the southeast. Temperature changes will be minimal.




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