October weather forecast and climate
Reykjavík, Iceland

The city buildings of Reykjavík, the capital city of Iceland, with a view of the sea out yonder, 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 out yonder, and a mountain with a snowy peak in the far distance

What is the temperature in October in Reykjavík?

In Reykjavík, in October, the average high-temperature is 6.8°C (44.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 2.2°C (36°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Reykjavík?

In October, in Reykjavík, Iceland, the rain falls for 14.5 days. Throughout October, 85.6mm (3.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Reykjavík?

October is the month with the most rainfall in Reykjavík. Rain falls for 14.5 days and accumulates 85.6mm (3.4") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in October in Reykjavík?

In October, in Reykjavík, Iceland, the average sea temperature is 8.2°C (46.8°F). Swimming in 8.2°C (46.8°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.
Average temperature in October - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average high temperature in October: 6.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (13.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 2.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (8.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-3°C).

Average rainfall in October - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average rainfall in October: 85.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (85.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (43.8mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (14.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is May (9.8 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average sea temperature in October: 8.2°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 October / Average sunshine in October - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Average daylight in October: 9.7h

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 2.7h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.4h).

Average UV index in October - Reykjavík, 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).

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