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

Traveling to South Iceland, Iceland? If you're planning to go to South Iceland, we'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 South Iceland, Iceland

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

Important essentials for South Iceland, Iceland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in South Iceland is freezing. 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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February

If you visit South Iceland during February, you might 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 70 and 80% during the day.

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March

March in South Iceland is pretty cool. 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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April

April in South Iceland can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

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May

May in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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June

June in South Iceland 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 80% to 90% range on average.

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July

If you go to South Iceland in July, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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August

August can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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September

If you vacation in South Iceland during September, you may find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day.

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October

If you are traveling to South Iceland in October, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November for South Iceland is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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December

If you vacation in South Iceland during December, you will probably notice that it can be 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 70 and 80% during the day.

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Activities for South Iceland, Iceland

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

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