As the nights in Iceland grow longer and the days shorter opportunities for seeing and photographing the northern lights, Aurora Borealis, increases. In Iceland, the northern lights are quite common for most people almost anywhere in the country. The northern lights show in the sky is sometimes labeled as something you must see at least once in your lifetime. No wonder as it can be somewhat spectacular. Some of the greatest shows that the sky performs with the northern lights occur during the winter when the sky is clear during the night, and the temperature is quite low, even freezing.