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Normal weather in Iceland in December

The weather in Iceland in December has an average temperature of around -2°C during the day. On average, December sees 115 mm of rain in Iceland. The total amount of snow in December is about 40 cm of snow. The wind speed is 6 Beaufort and mainly comes from South.

After November, December in Iceland starts with a temperature of 0°C and ends around January at -3°C.

December averages for Iceland

Temperature Average temperature
-2°C
Sun Highest daytime temperature
0°C
Sun Lowest daytime temperature
-5°C
Rain Total rainfall
115 mm
Rain Rainy days
11 days
Snow Total snowfall
40 cm
Snow Snowy days
16 days

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Temperature per day in December in Iceland

This graph shows the average daily maximum temperatures in December in Iceland, indicated in degrees Celsius.

Temperature per day in December in Iceland

Rainfall per day in December in Iceland

This graph shows the average daily rainfall in December in Iceland, indicated in millimeters.

Rainfall per day in December in Iceland

Snowfall per day in December in Iceland

This graph shows the average daily snowfall in December in Iceland, indicated in centimeters.

Snowfall per day in December in Iceland

UV index per day in December in Iceland

This graph shows the average daily UV index in December in Iceland.

UV index per day in December in Iceland

Yearly temperature in December in Iceland

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in December in Iceland, measured in degrees Celsius, over the past years.

Yearly temperature in December in Iceland

Yearly total rainfall in December in Iceland

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in December in Iceland, over the past years.

Rainfall per year in December in Iceland

Yearly snowfall in December in Iceland

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in December in Iceland, measured in centimeters, over the past years.

Snowfall per year in December in Iceland

Average daily weather in December

Click on a day to get more information about the average weather on that day.

weather
max/min
rain
snow
wind
uv
rain
-6°
5,7 mm
2,7 cm
Z 7
0
showers-day
-1° -5°
1,9 mm
1,0 cm
ZW 7
0
rain
-3° -8°
7,7 mm
0,5 cm
ZW 6
0
rain
-3° -9°
2,9 mm
0,4 cm
Z 5
0
showers-day
-3° -9°
1,7 mm
0,4 cm
Z 6
0
rain
-2° -9°
2,0 mm
0,7 cm
Z 6
0
showers-day
-3° -9°
1,5 mm
0,2 cm
ZO 7
0
rain
-3° -9°
2,1 mm
1,3 cm
ZO 7
0
showers-day
-3° -9°
0,7 mm
0,7 cm
ZO 6
0
showers-day
-3° -8°
1,1 mm
0,9 cm
Z 7
0
rain
-1° -6°
2,0 mm
1,3 cm
ZO 7
0
rain
-2° -7°
6,8 mm
1,4 cm
Z 6
0
rain
-2° -7°
3,7 mm
0,9 cm
ZO 6
0
rain
-2° -7°
4,0 mm
1,2 cm
Z 6
0
rain
-3° -7°
7,3 mm
1,4 cm
Z 6
0
rain
-1° -7°
4,5 mm
0,9 cm
ZO 7
0
rain
-1° -6°
5,3 mm
2,1 cm
ZO 7
0
rain
-1° -6°
5,0 mm
0,7 cm
O 6
0
rain
-1° -6°
2,2 mm
0,7 cm
Z 7
0
rain
-1° -6°
5,5 mm
2,2 cm
Z 7
0
showers-day
-3° -8°
1,7 mm
0,4 cm
Z 6
0
rain
-4° -9°
2,9 mm
0,5 cm
Z 6
0
showers-day
-4° -10°
1,9 mm
0,9 cm
W 6
0
rain
-3° -10°
3,5 mm
3,3 cm
Z 6
0
rain
-3° -11°
8,5 mm
1,7 cm
ZO 6
0
rain
-3° -10°
2,7 mm
1,1 cm
Z 6
0
rain
-2° -7°
8,4 mm
3,8 cm
Z 7
0
rain
-4° -9°
3,8 mm
1,7 cm
ZW 7
0
rain
-4° -9°
3,9 mm
1,6 cm
Z 6
0
rain
-5° -11°
2,7 mm
1,3 cm
Z 6
0
showers-day
-3° -10°
1,8 mm
1,6 cm
ZW 6
0

Experiences with the weather in December in Iceland

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Cold, snow and ice were the rule, long dark days. In the northern part it can be very cold, with temperatures dropping to -5 degrees Celsius. But the natural beauty of the winter landscape makes up for a lot.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Iceland by month

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