Stykkisholmur, where it's located

The climate of Stykkisholmur is subpolar oceanic, with cold winters and very cool summers.
The city is located on the west coast of Iceland, 100 km (60 mi) north of Reykjavik.
The average temperature of the coldest month (February) is of -0.5 °C (31 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 10.9 °C (52 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Stykkisholmur - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)-3-3-203688620-2
Max (°C)2225812131310643
Min (°F)272728323743464643363228
Max (°F)363636414654555550433937

Precipitation amounts to 680 millimeters (26.8 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 30 mm (1.2 in) in the driest month (June) to 80 mm (3.1 in) in the wettest (January). Here is the average precipitation.
Stykkisholmur - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)807070403530355550657075680
Prec.(in)3.12.82.81.61.41.21.42.222.62.8326.8
Days14131498781110121214131

The sea temperature ranges between 4 °C (39 °F) and 9 °C (48 °F). So, it is very cold all year round. Here are the average sea temperatures.
Stykkisholmur - Sea temperature
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temp (°C)444457898765
Temp (°F)393939394145464846454341

Stykkisholmur

Best Time


The best time to visit Stykkisholmur is the summer, from June to August, since it is the mildest season. However, there are often cloudy skies, rain and a bit of cold at night.