Despite its name, and the fact that it is geographically located just below the Arctic Circle, Iceland has a relatively moderate climate. Thanks to the Gulf Stream, Iceland enjoys a cool, temperate maritime climate with refreshing summers and mild winters.

Summers are pleasant, with average temperatures between 10-13 °C (50-55 °F) and daylight that extends far into the night. Winters are mild with an average temperature around 0 °C (32 °F). Weather in Iceland is always susceptible to change on a moments notice.  It is possible to experience all sorts of weather in just a matter of hours. Winds can be strong, and winter storms can be frequent. Dress accordingly. Always keep alert for weather warnings and follow official instructions to stay indoors if necessarily. 

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