Iceland

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Iceland

Official name:Republic of Iceland
Capital:Reykjavik
Area:total: 103,000 sq km
water: 2,750 sq km
land: 100,250 sq km
Climate:temperate; moderated by North Atlantic Current; mild, windy winters; damp, cool summers
Location:Northern Europe, island between the Greenland Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northwest of the UK
Geographic coordinates:65 00 N, 18 00 W
Comparative Area:slightly smaller than Kentucky
Land boundaries:0 km
Coastline:4,988 km
Terrain:mostly plateau interspersed with mountain peaks, icefields; coast deeply indented by bays and fiords
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
highest point: Hvannadalshnukur 2,119 m

Map of Iceland

Map of Iceland

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