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Written by Iceland Review   
Monday, 26 March 2012 22:00

The prediction for warm weather in Iceland last weekend had already come true last Friday when the temperature rose to 15 C° in Seyðisfjörður, East-Iceland. Temperatures rose in to the a double digits number in many places around Iceland on Friday. It was generally warmest in East-Iceland. The temperature in Neskaupsstaður,  was measured at 14.7 C° and 14 C° at Hallormsstaður, mbl.is reports.


Seyðisfjörður. Photo by PS.

According to meteorologist Elín Björg Jónasdóttir, temperatures around the country were generally measured at around 8-13 C° last Friday. In the East Fjords, the warm, dry wind from the mountains helps to raise the temperature even further. Elín says that even though no temperature records were broken, this is considered very warm for this time of year. The record for the warmest weather in March was measured at 18.3 C° on March 27 in year 1948 in Sandur, Aðaldal, a valley near Húsavík. Elín adds however that such warm weather also comes with strong wind and precipitation.


Last Updated on Thursday, 29 March 2012 05:39

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