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

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

When to go to Húsavík, Iceland

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Húsavík in January, you will notice that it is very cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans

February

If you are traveling to Húsavík in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear

March

March in this region is frigid. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks

April

April in Húsavík can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Húsavík in May, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Húsavík is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans

July

July here is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear

August

August in Húsavík is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Socks

September

If you go to Húsavík in September, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks

October

If you go to Húsavík in October, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Húsavík can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Húsavík is freezing. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Húsavík, 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 Húsavík
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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