Weather in Iceland in May 2019

  • 48°F maximum daytime temperature in May in Iceland (Reykjavik)48
    48°F max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day (32% of daylight hours) in May in Iceland6
    6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 16 days with some rainfall in May in Iceland (Reykjavik)16
    16 days with some rainfall
  • 37°F minimum night-time temperature in May in Iceland (Reykjavik)37
    37°F min night temperature
  • 19 hours of daylight per day in May in Iceland (Reykjavik)19
    19 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Iceland (Reykjavik)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 2.4 inches monthly rainfall in May in Iceland (Reykjavik)2.4
    2.4 inches of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in May in Iceland (Reykjavik)3
    3 (Moderate) UV index
  • 43°F sea temperature in May in Iceland (Reykjavik)43
    43°F sea temperature

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Expect 48°F daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 6 hours of sunshine per day in Iceland in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Iceland in May before you book your next holiday to Iceland in 2019/2020. The May weather averages shown above are for Reykjavik.

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The May weather guide for Iceland, represented by Reykjavik, 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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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 2019

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Iceland in May 2019. 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
Wednesday, 1st May 2019 05:01 21:51
Thursday, 2nd May 2019 04:58 21:54
Friday, 3rd May 2019 04:54 21:57
Saturday, 4th May 2019 04:51 22:00
Sunday, 5th May 2019 04:47 22:04
Monday, 6th May 2019 04:44 22:07
Tuesday, 7th May 2019 04:41 22:10
Wednesday, 8th May 2019 04:37 22:13
Thursday, 9th May 2019 04:34 22:17
Friday, 10th May 2019 04:30 22:20
Saturday, 11th May 2019 04:27 22:23
Sunday, 12th May 2019 04:24 22:27
Monday, 13th May 2019 04:21 22:30
Tuesday, 14th May 2019 04:17 22:33
Wednesday, 15th May 2019 04:14 22:36
Thursday, 16th May 2019 04:11 22:40
Friday, 17th May 2019 04:08 22:43
Saturday, 18th May 2019 04:04 22:46
Sunday, 19th May 2019 04:01 22:49
Monday, 20th May 2019 03:58 22:53
Tuesday, 21st May 2019 03:55 22:56
Wednesday, 22nd May 2019 03:52 22:59
Thursday, 23rd May 2019 03:49 23:02
Friday, 24th May 2019 03:46 23:05
Saturday, 25th May 2019 03:43 23:08
Sunday, 26th May 2019 03:40 23:11
Monday, 27th May 2019 03:37 23:15
Tuesday, 28th May 2019 03:34 23:18
Wednesday, 29th May 2019 03:32 23:21
Thursday, 30th May 2019 03:29 23:24
Friday, 31st May 2019 03:26 23:26
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