Þingvellir National Park, Iceland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Þingvellir National Park, Iceland? If you're planning to go to Þingvellir National Park, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Þingvellir National Park, Iceland

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

Important essentials for Þingvellir National Park, Iceland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Hand sanitizer

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What to wear/what to pack for Þingvellir National Park, Iceland by month

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January

In January, Þingvellir National Park is frosty. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Þingvellir National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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February

February in Þingvellir National Park is very cold. 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).

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March

In March, Þingvellir National Park is frigid. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Þingvellir National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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April

April in Þingvellir National Park is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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May

In May, Þingvellir National Park is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Þingvellir National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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June

June in Þingvellir National Park can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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July

Traveling to Þingvellir National Park in July, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Þingvellir National Park in August, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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September

September in Þingvellir National Park is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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October

If you vacation in Þingvellir National Park during October, you may see that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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 two thirds of the time.

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November

November in Þingvellir National Park is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Þingvellir National Park is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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Activities for Þingvellir National Park, Iceland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Þingvellir National Park.

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