Iceland weather in January 2021

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Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Iceland in January. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.

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The January weather guide for Iceland shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How cold is it in Iceland in January?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 1°C in Reykjavik, Iceland in January, falling to -4°C at night.

How sunny is it in Iceland in January?

There are normally 1 hour of bright sunshine each day in Reykjavik, Iceland in January - that's 13% of daylight hours.

Is the sea cold around Iceland in January?

The average sea temperature around Reykjavik, Iceland in January is 3°C.

Does it rain in Iceland in January?

There are usually 18 days with some rain in Reykjavik, Iceland in January and the average monthly rainfall is 99mm. Rain may fall as snow in this month.

Iceland sunrise & sunset times for January 2021

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Iceland in January 2021. Select a month to view Iceland sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Iceland sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Reykjavik.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st January 2021 11:19 15:44
Saturday, 16th January 2021 10:52 16:24
Sunday, 31st January 2021 10:10 17:13
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