Location and weather

Start and finish:

Swim from the tip of Mjóanes in the north to a sandy beach near Riðvík in the south.


Þingvellir current weather conditions from automatic weather stations.

Þingvellir weather forecast for next few days from automatic weather stations.

Water temperature

Approx. 10°C (50°F) in July (data provided by the National Power Company of Iceland)

Average wind velocity.

3.3 m/s (6.4 kts) in July from 1996 to 2009 (data provided by the Icelandic Met Office).

Windsock for July from 1996 to 2009