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

October weather forecast and climate
Akureyri, Iceland

Octubre, like Septiembre, in Akureyri, Iceland, is another cold autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 5.9°C (42.6°F) and an average low of -0.4°C (31.3°F).

Temperature

In Octubre, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a frosty 9.9°C (49.8°F) in Septiembre, to a wintry 5.9°C (42.6°F). In Akureyri, in Octubre, the average low-temperature is -0.4°C (31.3°F).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Akureyri is Octubre when the rain falls for 11 days and typically aggregates up to 58mm (2.28") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Akureyri, the average seawater temperature in Octubre is 5.8°C (42.4°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Octubre is 9.5h.

Sunshine

In Octubre, the average sunshine is 1.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Akureyri is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in Octubre transform into the following instructions:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in Octubre in Akureyri?

In Akureyri, Iceland, in Octubre, the average high-temperature is 5.9°C (42.6°F), and the average low-temperature is -0.4°C (31.3°F).

How many days does it rain in Octubre in Akureyri?

In Akureyri, in Octubre, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 58mm (2.28") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Akureyri?

The month with the most rainfall in Akureyri is Octubre when the rain falls for 11 days and typically aggregates up to 58mm (2.28") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in Octubre in Akureyri?

In Octubre, the average sea temperature in Akureyri, Iceland, is 5.8°C (42.4°F). Swimming in 5.8°C (42.4°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Akureyri have in Octubre?

The average length of the day in Octubre in Akureyri, Iceland, is 9.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Akureyri have in Octubre?

In Octubre, the average sunshine in Akureyri, Iceland, is 1.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in Octubre in Akureyri?

The average daily maximum UV index in Octubre in Akureyri, Iceland, is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average high temperature in October: 5.9°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 October: -0.4°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 October - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average rainfall in October: 58mm

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 October - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11 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 October - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average sea temperature in October: 5.8°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 October / Average sunshine in October - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average daylight in October: 9.5h

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 October: 1.7h

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 October - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Average UV index in October: 1

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).