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Iceland

A volcanic masterpiece

When to visit Iceland

Introduction

Weather in Iceland is very unpredictable. Blue and sunny days can turn grey and foggy in a very short time, so if you're trekking, be prepared for all types of weather and take a map and a compass.

The high season runs between June and August when, at times, it's light for 24 hours of the day, which improves the local mood no end. Warmer weather opens up mountain roads and trails that are closed during the winter months and Icelanders leave the towns and head from the countryside homes and lakeside cabins.

The winter months, October to April, are dark and can be bitterly cold. Heavy snow closes interior roads and blizzards and whiteouts can occur. Though technically the low season, some visitors are happy to brave the bad weather in the hope of a clear night and a glimpse of the Northern Lights.

Climate for this destination

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