October is a period of transition in Iceland: the colors of the fall are in full swing, and the landscape begins to change in other ways too, adding extra drama to the view. Spectacular scenery awaits. For those who like to have a little more information about a place before they actually get there, we put together a guide to October weather in Iceland.
The fall in Iceland sits on the shoulder of the low season, the main benefit of which is smaller crowds at popular spots: you may just have a few spots all to yourself if you are willing to brave the colder weather.
Photography is also perfect in October because you won’t need to compete with anyone for picture-perfect spots. Travelers in October will also be rewarded with discounted off-season rates for accommodation, car rental, and other services, as well as excellent opportunities for viewing the Northern Lights on a day tour or multi-day tour. This a beautiful time to visit and our quick guide to Iceland weather in October will prepare you for an adventure of a lifetime.