Blönduós, Iceland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Blönduós, Iceland? If you're planning to go to Blönduós, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Blönduós, Iceland

Based on the climate and weather in Blönduós, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Blönduós, Iceland by month

January

January in Blönduós is frigid and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks

February

If you go to Blönduós in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket

March

March in Blönduós is frosty, very snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

It also snows about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots

April

April in Blönduós is frigid, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella

May

If you visit Blönduós during May, you are likely to find that it can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

June

In June, Blönduós is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Blönduós, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts

July

If you are traveling to Blönduós in July, you will notice that it is brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts

August

August in this region can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks

September

Traveling to Blönduós in September, you will notice that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage

October

If you go to Blönduós in October, you will notice that it is cold and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow 5-10 days this month.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens

November

November is frosty, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans

December

In December, Blönduós is freezing, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Blönduós, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Blönduós, Iceland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Blönduós, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Blönduós

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