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

February weather forecast and climate
Akureyri, Iceland

February, the last month of the winter, in Akureyri, is another cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of -4.7°C (23.5°F) and an average high of 1.7°C (35.1°F).

Temperature

In Akureyri, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a still wintry 1.7°C (35.1°F). In Akureyri, the average low-temperature is -4.7°C (23.5°F).

Rainfall

In Akureyri, during February, the rain falls for 8.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 42.5mm (1.7") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 102.1 rainfall days, and 488.9mm (19.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 2.3°C (36.1°F), February is the month with the coldest seawater.
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Akureyri, the average length of the day is 8.3h.

Sunshine

In Akureyri, Iceland, the average sunshine is 1.3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Akureyri, Iceland, are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 0 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 February in Akureyri?

In February, in Akureyri, Iceland, the average high-temperature is 1.7°C (35.1°F), and the average low-temperature is -4.7°C (23.5°F).

How much does it rain in Akureyri in February?

In Akureyri, in February, it is raining for 8.3 days, with typically 42.5mm (1.7") of accumulated precipitation.

What month is the sea coldest in Akureyri?

The month with the coldest seawater in Akureyri, Iceland, is February, with an average sea temperature of 2.3°C (36.1°F).

How cold is the water in February in Akureyri?

In February, the average sea temperature is 2.3°C (36.1°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

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

The average length of the day in February in Akureyri is 8.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Akureyri have in February?

In Akureyri, Iceland, the average sunshine in February is 1.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Akureyri?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Akureyri, Iceland.

How high is the UV index in February in Akureyri?

In Akureyri, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average high temperature in February: 1.7°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 February: -4.7°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 February - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average rainfall in February: 42.5mm

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 February - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average rainfall days in February: 8.3 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 February - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average sea temperature in February: 2.3°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 February / Average sunshine in February - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average daylight in February: 8.3h

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 February: 1.3h

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 February - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average UV index in February: 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).