Here's everything you need to know about traveling to Iceland in November. I cover weather, daylight hours, what to wear, and things to do.
Kyana Sue Powers
Of course it is because you'll have the chance to experience the northern lights! The Aurora Borealis is one of the most magical things in the world!
Hey I’m Kyana, an American who moved to Iceland and now I’m helping you plan your trip!
The days in Iceland are getting shorter and colder but there is still plenty of time for adventure and road trips. Here's everything you need to know about traveling to Iceland in November.
The average temperature is around 40 degrees F or 4 degrees C, you'll want to make sure to plack lots of layers, a nice warm jacket, and good boots to keep you dry and warm.
The Icelandic weather is super unpredictable. You can expect everything from sunshine and blue skies, to snowing, windy, raining, sometimes all in the same day. It's important to be up-to date on weather in Iceland and to be prepared for everything. I suggest checking the weather daily (often multiple times a day) at www.vedur.is this is the ONLY reliable weather source in Iceland. Also remember that there are many weather systems in Iceland so if it's snowing in Reykjavik it might be sunny on the South Coast. You can also check the current road conditions at www.road.is for live views of the roads in Iceland.
There is about 5-7 hours of daylight in November. Here are the sunrise and sunset times:
November 1: Sunrise - 9:10, Sunset - 17:10
November 30: Sunrise - 10:42, Sunset - 15:49
Iceland truly is a bucket list destination for adventure travelers and nature lovers. Iceland has something for everyone, solo travelers, honey mooners, and families with kids!
Check out my Itineraries for more detailed planning, including the best places to stay, Restaurants to try , an interactive maps, and hidden gems all over Iceland.
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