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

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Traveling to Ísafjörður, Iceland? If you're planning to go to Ísafjörður, this article contains 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 Ísafjörður, Iceland

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

Important essentials for Ísafjörður, Iceland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Ísafjörður can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

If you vacation in Ísafjörður during February, you might see that it is freezing. Temperatures tend to hover around the 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

If you go to Ísafjörður in March, you will notice that it is freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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April

If you vacation in Ísafjörður during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. 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).

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May

May in Ísafjörður is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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June

If you go to Ísafjörður in June, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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July

If you go to Ísafjörður in July, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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August

August in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

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September

September in Ísafjörður is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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October

October is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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November

If you visit Ísafjörður during November, you are likely to find 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 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December is frigid. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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