Summer is cancelled!

Yesterday marked the official start of summer in the Icelandic calendar. But weather-wise, summer shows no sign of making an appearance, particularly for residents and visitors in Northern Iceland.

On this second full day of summer, Akureyri can expect expect heavy snowfall. Many places in Northern Iceland will be hit by hail and conditions on the ground will be icy and snowy.

Greater Reykavik and Southern Iceland are currently enjoying sunnier conditions, but temperatures will remain distinctly wintry, barely rising above freezing.

According to current forecasts, freezing temperatures (and wintry conditions in the North) will the order of the day until at least next Thursday.


Light rain


11 °C



11 °C

Light rain


8 °C