Location/Weather

Start and finish:

Map of Lake Thingvellir on the Ja.is website.

 

Weather

Click here to open a map of current weather conditions in the south of Iceland.

Click here to open a map of the weather forecast for the south of Iceland.

 

Water temperature

approx. 10°C (50°F) in July (data provided by Landsvirkjun)

 

Average wind velocity

3.3 m/s (6.4 kts) in July from 1996 to 2009 (The Icelandic Meteorological Office)

Weather station Year Month Average wind velocity (m/s)
1596 1996 júlí 3,3
1596 1997 júlí 2,7
1596 1998 júlí 3,4
1596 1999 júlí 3,6
1596 2000 júlí 3,6
1596 2001 júlí 2,9
1596 2002 júlí 3,7
1596 2003 júlí 2,8
1596 2004 júlí 3,1
1596 2005 júlí 3,8
1596 2006 júlí 3,4
1596 2007 júlí 2,7
1596 2008 júlí 3,9
1596 2009 júlí 3,4
Average wind velocity 1996 - 2009: 3.3 m/s (6.4 kts)

 

Windsock for July from 1996 to 2009

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