Snæfellsjökull National Park, Iceland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Snæfellsjökull National Park, Iceland

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

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

January

January is freezing. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Snæfellsjökull National Park is freezing. 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 80% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Snæfellsjökull National Park is frigid. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Snæfellsjökull National Park in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Snæfellsjökull National Park can be very chilly. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Snæfellsjökull National Park during July, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Snæfellsjökull National Park is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Snæfellsjökull National Park can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Snæfellsjökull National Park can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Snæfellsjökull National Park is frosty. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Snæfellsjökull National Park, Iceland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Snæfellsjökull National Park, 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 Snæfellsjökull National Park

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