Best time to swim in Iceland Sea temperature by month

Do you want to go to the seaside in Iceland? But when should you go to be sure to enjoy good sea water temperature and be able to swim for a long time? Now or another month during the year? On this page, find the sea temperature by month in Iceland.

Swimming in Iceland by month

Discover swimming conditions in detail in Iceland by month below. Click on the links for each month to see details about the sea temperature in the cities of: Reykjavik, Akureyri, Grindavík, Hofn and Húsavík.

Month sea temperature Details
38°F to 46°F Sea temperature
in Iceland in january
36°F to 46°F Sea temperature
in Iceland in february
36°F to 45°F Sea temperature
in Iceland in march
37°F to 46°F Sea temperature
in Iceland in april
39°F to 47°F Sea temperature
in Iceland in may
43°F to 50°F Sea temperature
in Iceland in june
48°F to 54°F Sea temperature
in Iceland in july
48°F to 54°F Sea temperature
in Iceland in august
45°F to 51°F Sea temperature
in Iceland in september
43°F to 49°F Sea temperature
in Iceland in october
41°F to 48°F Sea temperature
in Iceland in november
40°F to 47°F Sea temperature
in Iceland in december

Where and when should you swim in Iceland?

Reykjavik

Best time to swim in Reykjavik

No month is favorable as far as sea temperature for swimming in Reykjavik.

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Akureyri

Best time to swim in Akureyri

No month is favorable as far as sea temperature for swimming in Akureyri.

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Grindavík

Best time to swim in Grindavík

No month is favorable as far as sea temperature for swimming in Grindavík.

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Hofn

Best time to swim in Hofn

No month is favorable as far as sea temperature for swimming in Hofn.

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Húsavík

Best time to swim in Húsavík

No month is favorable as far as sea temperature for swimming in Húsavík.

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Other cities and places in Iceland:

Water temperatures in Iceland over the entire year

On this chart, we show you the variation of the average sea water temperature in Iceland for the cities of: Reykjavik, Akureyri, Grindavík, Hofn and Húsavík.

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