Best Time To Visit Selfoss

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:

23-Jan-2018
oF | oC
Today 23 Jan

2oC

-0oC

Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy overnight.

Wind:4.23 m/s

Humidity:83%

Precipitation:0.31%

  • Wed 24 Jan
    1oC | -2oC

    Windy until evening and mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 25 Jan
    -2oC | -8oC

    Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Fri 26 Jan
    2oC | -0oC

    Snow (2–6 cm.) until afternoon.

  • Sat 27 Jan
    5oC | -1oC

    Windy in the morning and light rain until afternoon.

  • Sun 28 Jan
    2oC | -2oC

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Mon 29 Jan
    0oC | -3oC

    Overcast throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Selfoss

Average Temperature in Selfoss by month

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  • 10o
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Jan

Average temperature: 3oC

Minimum temperature: -1oC

Maximum temperature: 5oC

Feb

Average temperature: 2oC

Minimum temperature: 0oC

Maximum temperature: 7oC

Mar

Average temperature: -2oC

Minimum temperature: -6oC

Maximum temperature: 1oC

Apr

Average temperature: 4oC

Minimum temperature: 0oC

Maximum temperature: 8oC

May

Average temperature: 9oC

Minimum temperature: 7oC

Maximum temperature: 12oC

Jun

Average temperature: 9oC

Minimum temperature: 6oC

Maximum temperature: 12oC

Jul

Average temperature: 9oC

Minimum temperature: 7oC

Maximum temperature: 12oC

Aug

Average temperature: 10oC

Minimum temperature: 7oC

Maximum temperature: 12oC

Sep

Average temperature: 12oC

Minimum temperature: 10oC

Maximum temperature: 13oC

Oct

Average temperature: 7oC

Minimum temperature: 5oC

Maximum temperature: 9oC

Nov

Average temperature: 3oC

Minimum temperature: -1oC

Maximum temperature: 7oC

Dec

Average temperature: 7oC

Minimum temperature: 6oC

Maximum temperature: 8oC

Highest temperature in Selfoss is recorded as 13oC in September.

Lowest temperature in Selfoss is recorded as -6oC in March.

Average Humidity in Selfoss by Month (in %)

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Jan

Average Humidity: 87%

Minimum Humidity: 75%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Feb

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 84%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Mar

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 71%

Apr

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 79%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

May

Average Humidity: 84%

Minimum Humidity: 81%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Jun

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Jul

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 75%

Maximum Humidity: 80%

Aug

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Sep

Average Humidity: 88%

Minimum Humidity: 86%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Oct

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 79%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Nov

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Dec

Average Humidity: 92%

Minimum Humidity: 87%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Most humid month in Selfoss is December.

Least humid month in Selfoss is March.

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