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Weather today


Light Rain
max. 11 °C
 
min. 10 °C

Wind: 5 km/h
Precipitation forecast: 0,6 mm
> Full report and 7-days forecast
Data updated at 02:26 (local time)
At that time, the weather was:
Overcast 9.6 °C / Overcast
 

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When to go to Reykjavík? (Iceland)


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January1-13-1798814
February2-14-14118014
March405-14136114
April527-13165512
May6511-7204110
June68130224110
July610151224910
August59150225512
September4712-4196612
October248-10178115
November115-12117715
December0-13-17128914


What to do in Reykjavík : Tips, places, hotels and restaurants


ReykjavíkCapital of Iceland and the northernmost city of the world, Reykjavik has about 120,000 inhabitants. Located near the Arctic Circle, the original city site was founded in the 9th Century. Today, the business and cultural centre of the country, it has a sub polar oceanic climate with nonexistent nights in early summer, and limited to four hours days in winter. The city is served by two airports and ports. You can visit several museums including the National Museum which traces the history of Iceland, the National Gallery and its works by Icelandic painters, the Open Air Arbaejarsafn Museum which has houses from the 19th Century filled with local everyday objects. There are a number of interesting monuments worth visiting, such as Reykjavik cathedral, one of the oldest buildings in the city, or Perlan, a historical building built on Oskjuhlio hill. Do not miss out on sites such as the botanical gardens, the lake, the National Library, the seat of the Icelandic parliament and the cathedral basilica. For accommodation, you can choose between hotels or guest houses at affordable prices with various amenities to meet the demand of a young and dynamic population. As for the local cuisine, it boasts surprising but traditional dishes such as shark or boiled sheep's head that should not be missed!



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