August weather forecast and climate
Úlfsá, Iceland

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Úlfsá, is another chilly month, with average temperature ranging between min 5.8°C (42.4°F) and max 9°C (48.2°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still chilly 9°C (48.2°F). In Úlfsá, the average low-temperature is 5.8°C (42.4°F).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 86%.

Rainfall

In Úlfsá, during August, the rain falls for 12.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 39mm (1.54") of precipitation. In Úlfsá, during the entire year, the rain falls for 124.6 days and collects up to 664mm (26.14") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall in Úlfsá. August is the first month it typically snows in Úlfsá. Throughout August, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 2mm (0.08") of snow. In Úlfsá, during the entire year, snow falls for 96.2 days, and aggregates up to 1214mm (47.8") of snow.

Sea temperature

July and August, with an average sea temperature of 7°C (44.6°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Úlfsá.
Note: Swimming in 7°C (44.6°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In Úlfsá, Iceland, the average length of the day is 16.7h.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine is August, with an average of 5.8h of sunshine.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Úlfsá is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in August in Úlfsá?

In Úlfsá, the average relative humidity in August is 86%.

How much does it rain in Úlfsá in August?

In August, in Úlfsá, Iceland, the rain falls for 12.8 days. Throughout August, 39mm (1.54") of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Úlfsá?

August is the first month it typically snows in Úlfsá. Throughout August, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 2mm (0.08") of snow.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Úlfsá?

Months with the warmest seawater in Úlfsá, Iceland, are July and August, with an average sea temperature of 7°C (44.6°F).

What is the water temperature in August in Úlfsá?

In Úlfsá, in August, the average water temperature is 7°C (44.6°F). Swimming in 7°C (44.6°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.

How many hours of daylight does Úlfsá have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Úlfsá is 16.7h.

What month has the most sunshine in Úlfsá?

The month with the most sunshine in Úlfsá is August, with an average of 5.8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Úlfsá have in August?

In Úlfsá, the average sunshine in August is 5.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Úlfsá?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Úlfsá, Iceland

Average temperature in August - Úlfsá, Iceland
  • Average high temperature in August: 9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (9.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (-1°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 5.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (6.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-4.3°C).

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Average pressure in August
Úlfsá, Iceland

Average pressure in August - Úlfsá, Iceland
  • Average pressure in August: 1009.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1014.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (997.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Úlfsá, Iceland

Average wind speed in August - Úlfsá, Iceland
  • Average wind speed in August: 14.5km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and December (25.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (13.4km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Úlfsá, Iceland

Average humidity in August - Úlfsá, Iceland
  • Average humidity in August: 86%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February, October and December (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (81%).

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Average rainfall in August
Úlfsá, Iceland

Average rainfall in August - Úlfsá, Iceland
  • Average rainfall in August: 39mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (88mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (20mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Úlfsá, Iceland

Average rainfall days in August - Úlfsá, Iceland
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (6.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Úlfsá, Iceland

Average snowfall in August - Úlfsá, Iceland
  • Average snowfall in August: 2mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (249mm).
The month with the least snowfall is July (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in August
Úlfsá, Iceland

Average snowfall days in August - Úlfsá, Iceland
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (17.5 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Úlfsá, Iceland

Average sea temperature in August - Úlfsá, Iceland
  • Average sea temperature in August: 7°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (7°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (3°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Úlfsá, Iceland

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Úlfsá, Iceland
  • Average daylight in August: 16.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 23.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 3.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5.8h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 5.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 0.4h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Úlfsá, Iceland

Average sunshine days in August - Úlfsá, Iceland
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (18 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (6.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Úlfsá, Iceland

Average UV index in August - Úlfsá, Iceland
  • Average UV index in August: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Úlfsá, Iceland

Average cloud cover in August - Úlfsá, Iceland
  • Average cloud cover in August: 70

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 81).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 65).

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Average visibility in August
Úlfsá, Iceland

Average visibility in August - Úlfsá, Iceland
  • Average visibility in August: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (8km).

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