The first two months of 2013 were the warmest period since weather observations began in Reykjavík close to 200 years ago.
Reykjavík in winter. Photo: Geir Ólafsson/Iceland Review.
February 2013 was the third warmest ever, only February in 1932 and 1965 were warmer. The average temperature in the capital was 3.9°C(39.0°F) this February in Reykjavík, according to weather blogger Sigurður Þór Guðjónsson.
In Akureyri, North Iceland, the average temperature in February was the fourth warmest ever.