What Should You Not Wear In Iceland?

Is it cold in Iceland in August?

August is one of the warmest months of the year in Iceland. The average daily temperature hovers around 50-59°F (10-15°C), but it can leap up to 77°F (25°C).

Can I wear jeans in Iceland?

Yes, you can wear jeans in Iceland. The summer and shoulder season are especially good times to travel in your most comfortable pair.

Is it worth going to Iceland in August?

Absolutely! August is the last official month of summer in Iceland and the perfect time to be visiting Iceland. Especially if you like adventures, local events and outdoor activities. July & August are the warmest months of the year, making it a fantastic month for all kinds of adventures and especially camping.

What is the best month to see Northern Lights in Iceland?

You can see the Northern Lights from late August to May, but it's best to visit between October and April. The night skies will be much darker, improving your chances. If you really want an excellent shot at a sighting, visit as close to midwinter as possible.

What clothes to pack Iceland?


  • Fleece jacket/lightweight wool sweater.
  • Rainproof/windproof jacket.
  • Rain pants.
  • Sturdy walking shoes with a good tread/grip.
  • Gloves.
  • Scarves.
  • Hat (toque/beanie)
  • Swimsuit.
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