Iceland - General information
Region region
Capital Reykjavik
Language Icelandic
Currency Iceland Krona
Population 321,857
Phone code +354
Cost of living in Iceland
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 445 564
Food 374 713
Transportation 77 263
Communications and utilities 96 96
Clothing 52 194
Sports and leisure 36 137
Total 1,080 1,967
Accommodation in Iceland USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 449
Shared room in city centre 570
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 786
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 1,062
Coordinates of Iceland
Time Zone Atlantic/Reykjavik
GMT 0
DST 0
Latitude 65.000000000
Longitude -18.000000000

List of largest cities in Iceland

 
Reykjavik Reykjavik
Reykjavik Capital Region
118,918
Kopavogur Kopavogur
Kopavogur Capital Region
31,719
Hafnarfjoerdur Hafnarfjoerdur
Hafnarfjoerdur Capital Region
26,808
Akureyri Akureyri
Akureyri Northeast
17,693
Gardabaer Gardabaer
Gardabaer Capital Region
11,421
Mosfellsbaer Mosfellsbaer
Mosfellsbaer Capital Region
8,651

Cost of living and prices in Iceland

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 18 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 106 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 14 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 9 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 8 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 5 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 2 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 3 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 5 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 3 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 4 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 13 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 19 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 3 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 22 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 3 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 11 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 4 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 96 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 6 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 3 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 62 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 2 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 30,007 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 67 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 28 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 12 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 158 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 78 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 195 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 219 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 1,327 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 983 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 2,138 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,685 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 98 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 58 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 3,367 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 2,405 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 2,600 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 7.14%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Iceland

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 16 13 11 10 10 10 10 13 19 19 23 19 23
Average high °C 9 6 3 1 1 2 2 5 8 11 12 12 6
Average temperature °C 7 4 1 -0 -1 -0 0 2 6 9 10 10 4
Average low °C 5 2 -0 -2 -3 -2 -1 -0 3 6 8 7 2
Record low °C -3 -7 -10 -14 -16 -13 -12 -11 -7 -0 2 1 -16
Rain Days 20 19 16 14 12 12 13 14 17 20 19 21 196
Snow Days 0 5 10 16 14 14 16 11 2 0 0 0 88
Fog Days 5 3 3 2 3 4 3 5 6 6 7 5 54
Thunderstorms Days 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Average precipitation Mm. 66 80 74 75 74 67 67 51 38 39 47 58 735
Relative humidity % 84 81 81 80 80 80 80 77 79 80 83 84 81
Relative humidity morning % 83 81 80 79 79 80 80 81 83 84 85 87 82
Relative humidity evening % 73 76 79 78 79 78 75 72 71 73 76 75 76
Wind speed Km/h 17 18 18 20 20 20 19 19 17 16 18 17 18
Day Length Hours 14 11 7 5 7 10 13 16 20 23 21 18 14
Dew point °C 3 0 -1 -3 -4 -3 -3 -1 1 5 7 7 8
Growing degree-day °C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 4 29
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 8 3 1 0 0 2 5 11 16 18 16 12 8
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