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In the Westfjords winter is king and it's coming this month. We should be getting some snow and the frost might be arriving. The nigths have started to get longer, but on those remember to take a look at the evening sky, cause you might catch the northern lights before you go to bed. 


Temp 4°C / 39.2F

Average high 6°C / 42.8F

Average low 1°C / 33.8F

Precipitation 3mm/day

Snow days 12

Daylight hours 8

What to expect

October like other winter months can vary quite a lot when it comes to weather. I can be packed with snow with some days the roads closing or it can be mostly rain and wet. October in the Westfjords has about 8 daylight hours per day so keep that in mind when putting together your schedule.

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
  • Your very best mood

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