Best Time To Visit Selfoss, Iceland

Best Time To Go To Selfoss

Selfoss weather is characterized by cold temperate sub-polar oceanic climate with cool summers and cold winters where the temperature rarely drops below -10 degree Celsius. On the whole the city is warmer when compared to North Iceland throughout the year.

  • Summer: June to August is summer season but the weather is quite cool and the average temperature is usually between 10-13 degree Celsius. August can be called the warmest month of the year. Also minimum rainfall occurs during the summer.
  • Autumn: September to October is autumn. With the onslaught of the rainy season, mercury drops down a little bit to 6-10 degree Celsius and October in Selfoss is the wettest month.
  • Winter: November to March is the winter period with heavy snowfall, occasional rains, strong winds and the weather dropping down to -3 to 0 degree Celsius. January is the coldest month of the year.
  • Spring: April and May is spring season and the temperature varies from 3-6 degree Celsius. There is a considerable increase in the amount of sunshine received by the city, which makes the weather sunny and cool.

There is not a defined best time to visit Selfoss as the city has different attractions to offer to different people at different times of the year.

The summers have long days and a better weather to offer. Also one might get a glimpse of the midnight sun while visiting. There is also the ‘Summer in Selfoss’ festival which is a treat to experience. The winters though offer beautiful viewing of the Northern Lights because of the long nights. The spring and autumn months have a good but unpredictable weather and one will find Selfoss less crowded and with cheaper rates everywhere.

Climate in Selfoss

Know weather for your travel dates:

25-Apr-2018
Today 25 Apr

42

37

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:2.06 m/s

Humidity:80%

Precipitation:0.21%

  • Thu 26 Apr
    42 | 35

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Fri 27 Apr
    43 | 33

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sat 28 Apr
    46 | 36

    Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Sun 29 Apr
    41 | 34

    Rain in the morning and breezy until evening.

  • Mon 30 Apr
    40 | 34

    Light snow (< 1 cm.) in the morning.

  • Tue 01 May
    42 | 36

    Mostly cloudy in the morning and breezy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

Month wise Weather in Selfoss

Average Temperature in Selfoss by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 35℉

Minimum temperature: 21℉

Maximum temperature: 45℉

Feb

Average temperature: 36℉

Minimum temperature: 23℉

Maximum temperature: 45℉

Mar

Average temperature: 35℉

Minimum temperature: 21℉

Maximum temperature: 46℉

Apr

Average temperature: 37℉

Minimum temperature: 25℉

Maximum temperature: 48℉

May

Average temperature: 45℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 55℉

Jun

Average temperature: 48℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 57℉

Jul

Average temperature: 51℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 66℉

Aug

Average temperature: 50℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 59℉

Sep

Average temperature: 48℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 55℉

Oct

Average temperature: 43℉

Minimum temperature: 34℉

Maximum temperature: 50℉

Nov

Average temperature: 33℉

Minimum temperature: 21℉

Maximum temperature: 45℉

Dec

Average temperature: 38℉

Minimum temperature: 27℉

Maximum temperature: 46℉

Highest temperature in Selfoss is recorded as 66.2℉ in July.

Lowest temperature in Selfoss is recorded as 21.2℉ in January, March and November.

Average Humidity in Selfoss by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Feb

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Mar

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Apr

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 50%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

May

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 52%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Jun

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Jul

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Aug

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Sep

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Oct

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Nov

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Dec

Average Humidity: 84%

Minimum Humidity: 76%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Most humid month in Selfoss is February.

Least humid month in Selfoss is June.

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