Climate in Southern Peninsula Iceland

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Southern Peninsula in a height of 54m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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It won't be really warm here and you won't need your bathing togs. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from June to September. Less attractive are the cold months from November to April.
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Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Southern Peninsula
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 19 rainy days, December offers the most number of rainy days, and in June the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Southern Peninsula
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 1.7 mm, the least rain falls in June. September, on the other hand, has the most rain.
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Map of Southern Peninsula

Most important cities in the region »Southern Peninsula«

Only very small villages are located here. The two biggest are Grindavík and Reykjanesbær.

CityPopulationGeo position
Grindavík2,85663° 50' 19"N22° 26' 22"W
Reykjanesbær2,01363° 59' 53"N22° 33' 40"W
Sandgerði1,54664° 2' 15"N22° 42' 29"W
Garður1,42964° 3' 56"N22° 38' 48"W
Vogar1,02963° 58' 54"N22° 23' 5"W

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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