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

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Traveling to West Iceland, Iceland? If you're planning to go to West Iceland, this is 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 West Iceland, Iceland

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

Important essentials for West Iceland, Iceland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January for West Iceland is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

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February

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

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March

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

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April

If you are traveling to West Iceland in April, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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May

If you go to West Iceland in May, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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June

June here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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July

Traveling to West Iceland in July, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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August

August in West Iceland is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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September

September in West Iceland is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

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October

If you go to West Iceland in October, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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November

If you go to West Iceland in November, you will notice that it is frosty. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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December

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

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