Best time to visit Jan Mayen

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When is the best time to visit Jan Mayen?

The best time to visit Jan Mayen is May and June based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • -5°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Jan Mayen-5
  • -5°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Jan Mayen-5
  • -5°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Jan Mayen-5
  • -3°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Jan Mayen-3
  • 0°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Jan Mayen0
  • 2°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Jan Mayen2
  • 5°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Jan Mayen5
  • 5°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Jan Mayen5
  • 3°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Jan Mayen3
  • 1°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Jan Mayen1
  • -2°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Jan Mayen-2
  • -4°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Jan Mayen-4

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The weather guide for Jan Mayen shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the warmest month in Jan Mayen?

The warmest time of year in Jan Mayen is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 5°C.

Which month has the most rain in Jan Mayen?

In terms of rainfall, October is usually the wettest month in Jan Mayen with 92mm on average. There are normally 20 days in October with some rain. Rain may fall as snow in this month.

When is it sunniest in Jan Mayen?

The sunniest time of year in Jan Mayen is normally May with bright sunshine on average for 24% of daylight hours; that's 5 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Jan Mayen?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Jan Mayen in August when the water temperature reaches 6°C.

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