Iceland weather in May 2020

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

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The May 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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Metric (°C / mm)  |  Imperial (°F / inches)

Guide to Iceland weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Iceland in May is a cool 9°C (48°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cold 3°C (37°F). There are usually 6 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 32% of the 19 hours of daylight.

Expect 60mm (2.4 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 16 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be moderate (3 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Iceland in May is 6°C (43°F).

The weather in Iceland in May is represented by Reykjavik.

Iceland sunrise & sunset times for May 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Iceland in May 2020. 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 May 2020 04:58 21:53
Saturday, 16th May 2020 04:08 22:42
Sunday, 31st May 2020 03:24 23:29
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