February weather forecast and climate
Reykjavík, Iceland

The city buildings of Reykjavík, the capital city of Iceland, with a view of the sea, and a mountain with a snowy peak in the far distance
The city buildings of Reykjavík, the capital city of Iceland, with a view of the sea, and a mountain with a snowy peak in the far distance
February, the last month of the winter, in Reykjavík, is another cold month, with average temperature ranging between max 1.8°C (35.2°F) and min -1.3°C (29.7°F).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a still cold 1.8°C (35.2°F). In Reykjavík, in February, the average low-temperature is -1.3°C (29.7°F).

Humidity

January, February and September, with an average relative humidity of 82%, are most humid months in Reykjavík, Iceland.

Rainfall

In Reykjavík, it is raining for 10.5 days, with typically 33mm (1.3") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Reykjavík, there are 166.2 rainfall days, and 416mm (16.38") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Reykjavík, Iceland. In Reykjavík, during February, snow falls for 6.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 45mm (1.77") of snow. In Reykjavík, Iceland, during the entire year, snow falls for 41.1 days, and aggregates up to 309mm (12.17") of snow.

Sea temperature

In February, the average sea temperature in Reykjavík is 5.4°C (41.7°F).
Note: Swimming in 5.4°C (41.7°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in Reykjavík is 8.6h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 3.2h.

UV index

January, February and November, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in February 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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in February in Reykjavík?

In February, in Reykjavík, the average high-temperature is 1.8°C (35.2°F), and the average low-temperature is -1.3°C (29.7°F).

What is the most humid month in Reykjavík?

January, February and September, with an average relative humidity of 82%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in February in Reykjavík?

In Reykjavík, the average relative humidity in February is 82%.

How many days does it rain in February in Reykjavík?

In Reykjavík, in February, during 10.5 rainfall days, 33mm (1.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Reykjavík?

In February, in Reykjavík, Iceland, it is snowing for 6.8 days. Throughout February, 45mm (1.77") of snow is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in February in Reykjavík?

In Reykjavík, Iceland, the average seawater temperature in February is 5.4°C (41.7°F). Swimming in 5.4°C (41.7°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

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

In Reykjavík, the average length of the day in February is 8.6h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Reykjavík?

The average sunshine in February in Reykjavík, Iceland, is 3.2h.

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

January, February and November, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in February in Reykjavík?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Reykjavík is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average high temperature in February: 1.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (13.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (1.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -1.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-2.4°C).

Average pressure in February - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average pressure in February: 997.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (996.6mbar).

Average wind speed in February - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average wind speed in February: 24.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (24.9km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and July (14.9km/h).

Average humidity in February - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average humidity in February: 82%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and September (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (75%).

Average rainfall in February - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average rainfall in February: 33mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (47mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June and July (25mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average rainfall days in February: 10.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (9.7 days).

Average snowfall in February - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average snowfall in February: 45mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (100mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in February - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average snowfall days in February: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (9.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average sea temperature in February: 5.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (11.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (5.1°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average daylight in February: 8.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 20.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.4h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 3.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

Average sunshine days in February - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average sunshine days in February: 11.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (14.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (8.8 days).

Average UV index in February - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average UV index in February: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and November (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in February - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average cloud cover in February: 65

Months with the most cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 68).
Months with the least cloud cover are August and December (Cloud cover 60).

Average visibility in February - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average visibility in February: 9km

The month with the highest visibility is June (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).