Keflavík, Iceland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Keflavík, Iceland? If you're planning to go to Keflavík, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Keflavík, Iceland

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

Important essentials for Keflavík, Iceland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Keflavík can be extremely cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February for Keflavík is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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March

If you vacation in Keflavík during March, you may notice that it can be extremely cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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April

Traveling to Keflavík in April, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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May

If you visit Keflavík during May, you will probably see that it can be brisk. 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.

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June

June in Keflavík is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C).

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July

July here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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August

Traveling to Keflavík in August, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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September

September in Keflavík can be very chilly. 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 go to Keflavík in October, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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November

If you visit Keflavík during November, you may see that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day.

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December

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

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Activities for Keflavík, Iceland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Keflavík.

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