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

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

When to go to Stykkishólmur, Iceland

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

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

January

January in Stykkishólmur is freezing. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Stykkishólmur during April, you are likely to find that it is 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 C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Stykkishólmur can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Stykkishólmur is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 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 skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

August

Traveling to Stykkishólmur in August, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Stykkishólmur during September, you are likely to 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 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Stykkishólmur during October, 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 high 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Stykkishólmur in December, you will notice that it is very cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Stykkishólmur, Iceland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Stykkishólmur, 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 Stykkishólmur
  • Appropriate museum wear

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