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

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Traveling to Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland? If you're planning to go to Vestmannaeyjar, I have 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 Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland

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

Important essentials for Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel insurance

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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

General health necessities

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you vacation in Vestmannaeyjar during January, you will probably find that it is frosty. 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 below 0 C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Natural History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Vestmannaeyjar can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s 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:

If you visit the Natural History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Natural History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Vestmannaeyjar is cold. 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Natural History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you vacation in Vestmannaeyjar during May, you might see that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 around 80 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Natural History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Vestmannaeyjar 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Natural History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Natural History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Vestmannaeyjar can be 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 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Natural History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Natural History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Natural History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

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

If you visit the Natural History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Natural History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland

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

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