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Even though August is summer in the Westfjords we start getting the hint that winter is near. The puffins have headed out to sea and south where it is warmer to stay over winter. 


Temp 10°C / 50F

Average high 13°C / 55.4F

Average low 7°C / 44.6F

Precipitation 1mm/day

Daylight hours 17

What to expect

In August the daylight hours become fewer, they are still more than most people are used to. By the end of August you might even start to see the northern lights. 

What to pack

  • Rainproof/windproof jacket
  • Fleexe jacket/lightweigt wool sweater
  • Rain pants/snow pants
  • Sturdy walking shoes with a good grip
  • Gloves, hats and scarves
  • Swimsuit
  • Thermal underwear
  • Waterproof hiking boots
  • Warm socks
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Your very best mood

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