Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Askja Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 2mm) on Tue afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Thu afternoon, min -4°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Tue afternoon, severe gales from the W by Wed morning).

Days 3-6 Askja Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 11mm) heaviest on Fri night, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Fri night, min -6°C on Sun night). Mainly stormy winds.

Days 6-9 Askja Weather Summary:

Drizzle, on Mon afternoon followed by colder weather and a moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu night.. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Mon night, min -9°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Mon night, calm by Thu afternoon).

Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
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
light snow
light rain
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
30 ESE30
10 SSE10
55 WSW55
85 W85
70 WNW70
35 WSW35
45 SSE45
80 SSE80
45 S45
75 WSW75
75 WSW75
40 SSW40
55 SSW55
80 SW80
100 WSW100
60 SW60
90 WSW90
75 W75
80 W80
80 WSW80
110 WSW110
95 W95
75 WSW75
95 WSW95
75 WSW75
70 WSW70
85 W85
light snow light rain some clouds cloudy some clouds some clouds rain shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds rain shwrs rain shwrs snow shwrs some clouds cloudy snow shwrs some clouds some clouds rain shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- 1 - - - - 1 - - - - 8 1 2 - - - - - 1 - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - 2 - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
2 3 3 -3 -3 1 3 5 2 0 0 7 6 3 -2 -3 -3 -2 1 3 5 -1 0 -1 -5 -5 -6
Low °C
1 2 -1 -4 -4 -4 1 4 1 0 -1 0 4 0 -5 -5 -4 -6 -3 3 -1 -1 -1 -5 -5 -5 -7
Chill °C
-2 -1 -4 -14 -13 -6 -5 -2 -6 -10 -10 1 0 -6 -13 -14 -15 -12 -8 -5 -4 -12 -10 -12 -17 -16 -18
Freezing level m
1150 1350 1400 600 450 350 1350 1950 1200 1000 1000 950 2200 1450 450 200 500 350 550 1650 1850 900 950 550 350 300 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-100-5-6-212-1-3-3540-6-6-7-5-213-3-3-4-8-9-9233-3-3135200763-2-3-3-2135-10-1-5-5-67884359107771111944447910676322
Sunrise
8:00 - - 8:04 - - 8:07 - - 8:11 - - 8:14 - - 8:18 - - 8:21 - - 8:23 - - 8:26 - -
Sunset
- 5:40 - - 5:37 - - 5:34 - - 5:30 - - 5:27 - - 5:22 - - 5:20 - - 5:15 - - 5:13 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Askja at the specific elevation of 1000 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.
2 hours ago
5.7° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
33
Fresh winds from the E
(33 kph at 90).
40 km
Mid: overcast
Akureyri Airport
94 km WNW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
6° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
11
Light winds from the N
(11 kph at 360).
Low: broken
Mid: overcast
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
3 hours ago
6.5° C
light rain
Drizzle
2
Calm
(2 kph at 250).
40 km
Mid: overcast
Egilsstadir Airport
113 km ENE
38m alt.
2 hours ago
9° C
clear
Shower - in the vicinity.
15
Light winds from the E
(15 kph at 100).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
High: broken
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
115 km SE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
20 km

* 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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