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Weather in Iceland more extreme

By Iceland Review

The weather conditions in Iceland in November this year were unusually extreme, according to meterologist Sigurdur Th. Ragnarsson.

Ragnarsson explained that storms were unusually frequent in November and the cold wave in the middle of the month was also abnormal. Fréttabladid reports.

Temperatures went down to -13.6°C in Reykjavík and -15.2°C in Akureyri, but despite that the intermediate temperature in Reykjavík in November was 0.6°C above average and in Akureyri only 0.7°C below average.

Storms reached a high on 5 November when the wind speed reached 44.9 meters per second on mount Gagnheidarhnjúkur, east Iceland, and gusts of wind reached 56.8 meters per second.

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