Akureyri
Iceland
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Akureyri, Iceland

Diciembre, the first month of the winter, in Akureyri, is still a cold month, with average temperature ranging between max 1.3°C (34.3°F) and min -5.1°C (22.8°F).

Temperature

In Akureyri, Iceland, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in Noviembre - a still wintry 1.3°C (34.3°F). In Akureyri, Iceland, the average low-temperature is -5.1°C (22.8°F).

Rainfall

In Diciembre, in Akureyri, the rain falls for 11.3 days. Throughout Diciembre, 52.8mm (2.08") of precipitation is accumulated. In Akureyri, Iceland, during the entire year, the rain falls for 102.1 days and collects up to 488.9mm (19.25") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Diciembre, the average sea temperature is 4.6°C (40.3°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is Diciembre, with an average of 3.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

With an average of 0h of sunshine, Diciembre has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

Enero, Febrero, Noviembre and Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 0 interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in Diciembre in Akureyri?

In Akureyri, Iceland, in Diciembre, the average high-temperature is 1.3°C (34.3°F), and the average low-temperature is -5.1°C (22.8°F).

How many days does it rain in Diciembre in Akureyri?

In Akureyri, Iceland, in Diciembre, during 11.3 rainfall days, 52.8mm (2.08") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in Diciembre in Akureyri?

In Akureyri, the average seawater temperature in Diciembre is 4.6°C (40.3°F). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

What is the month with the shortest days in Akureyri?

The month with the shortest days is Diciembre, with an average of 3.4h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in Diciembre in Akureyri?

In Akureyri, the average length of the day in Diciembre is 3.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Akureyri?

The month with the least sunshine is Diciembre, with an average of 0h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in Diciembre in Akureyri?

In Diciembre, the average sunshine in Akureyri, Iceland, is 0h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Akureyri?

Enero, Febrero, Noviembre and Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Akureyri, Iceland.

What is the UV index intensity in Diciembre in Akureyri?

The average daily maximum UV index in Diciembre in Akureyri, Iceland, is 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average high temperature in December: 1.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (14.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -5.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (7.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-5.5°C).

Average rainfall in December - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average rainfall in December: 52.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (58mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (19.3mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (11.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is May (4.8 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average sea temperature in December: 4.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (9.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (2.3°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average daylight in December: 3.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 22.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 3.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 0h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0h).

Average UV index in December - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average UV index in December: 0

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).