Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Askja Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 31mm), heaviest during Tue morning. Very mild (max 10°C on Mon morning, min 2°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WSW on Mon afternoon, light winds from the SSE by Tue night).

Days 3-6 Askja Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Fri morning. Very mild (max 10°C on Fri afternoon, min 2°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Fri afternoon, light winds from the SW by Sun morning).

Days 6-9 Askja Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 30mm), heaviest during Sun night. Very mild (max 12°C on Wed morning, min 4°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WSW on Mon morning, calm by Tue night).

Sunday
30
Monday
1
Tuesday
2
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
heavy rain
light rain
partially cloudy
light rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
moderate rain
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light rain
rain showers
Wind km/h
35 SSW35
55 WSW55
45 WSW45
15 ENE15
10 NW10
25 WSW25
10 WSW10
15 WNW15
20 SW20
20 SW20
30 W30
15 WSW15
20 S20
50 SW50
65 SW65
65 WSW65
40 W40
15 NNW15
10 SW10
5 ESE5
10 ESE10
45 WSW45
50 W50
25 W25
10 WSW10
15 WSW15
10 E10
some clouds some clouds some clouds heavy rain light rain some clouds light rain rain shwrs some clouds clear some clouds clear mod. rain some clouds clear clear some clouds rain shwrs clear some clouds rain shwrs clear some clouds some clouds cloudy light rain rain shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - 24 4 - 2 1 - - - - 6 - - - - 2 - - 20 - - - - 1 5
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
10 7 5 3 4 4 6 5 2 5 5 4 9 10 9 8 7 4 4 6 11 9 8 8 7 8 11
Low °C
9 5 4 3 4 4 5 5 2 2 4 2 7 9 7 7 6 2 2 6 7 8 8 6 6 8 8
Chill °C
6 1 -1 -1 2 -1 2 2 -2 1 0 0 5 5 4 3 2 0 3 5 7 4 3 4 4 6 8
Freezing level m
1600 900 600 500 550 750 850 800 450 450 750 350 1450 1850 1250 1100 1000 450 350 1100 1200 2000 1150 1250 1150 1150 2000
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
0-5-4-5-6-3-4-5-5-6-6-3010-2-3-5-4-241-2-1-2-244-1-1-3-20-1-2-2-2-2-134310-2-1164111161075344652554910987446119887811
Sunrise
6:54 - - 6:56 - - 7:00 - - 7:03 - - 7:05 - - 7:09 - - 7:11 - - 7:15 - - 7:18 - -
Sunset
- 7:01 - - 6:58 - - 6:53 - - 6:51 - - 6:46 - - 6:43 - - 6:39 - - 6:36 - - 6:31 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Askja at the specific elevation of 0 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Askja. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Iceland.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Grimsstadir
73 km NNE
386m alt.
3 hours ago
3.3° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
24
Moderate winds from the SE
(24 kph at 160).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Akureyri Airport
94 km WNW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
8° C
light rain
Light rain .
17
Light winds from the SE.(Wind varies from 100 to 180 degs)
(17 kph at 140).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
3 hours ago
7.5° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
20
Moderate winds from the SE
(20 kph at 150).
40 km
Mid: overcast
Hjardarnes Horna
109 km SE
7m alt.
2 hours ago
n/a° C
light rain
Drizzle
15
Light winds from the ESE
(15 kph at 110).
Mid: few
High: broken
Egilsstadir Airport
113 km ENE
38m alt.
2 hours ago
7° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
24
Moderate winds from the S
(24 kph at 190).
Low: few
Mid: broken

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Askja and within an acceptable time window.

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