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

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

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.

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

January

Traveling to Ísafjörður in January, you will notice that it is frosty. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Ísafjörður is frosty. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Ísafjörður is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Ísafjörður can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Ísafjörður during May, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Ísafjörður can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Ísafjörður during July, you are likely to find that it can be brisk.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Ísafjörður during August, you are likely to find that it is cold.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Ísafjörður is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Ísafjörður can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Ísafjörður
  • Appropriate museum wear

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