Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Askja Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Mon afternoon, min -4°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, near gales from the ENE by Thu morning).

Days 3-6 Askja Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Sun morning, min -2°C on Thu afternoon). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SSE on Thu night, light winds from the SW by Fri morning).

Days 6-9 Askja Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Sun afternoon, min -2°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the S on Sun afternoon, light winds from the SSE by Wed afternoon).

Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wed
21
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 AM
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
clear
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
20 ENE20
0 ESE0
0 ESE0
5 E5
20 ESE20
30 ENE30
45 WSW45
5 NW5
40 ENE40
35 E35
65 SW65
30 WSW30
25 SSE25
70 SSE70
75 SSE75
70 SSE70
70 SSE70
65 SSE65
75 S75
45 S45
35 SSE35
25 S25
35 S35
30 SSE30
30 SSE30
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
light snow light snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow some clouds some clouds mod. snow mod. snow some clouds clear cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 5 - - 2 4 - - 7 6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
0 0 -1 -1 -2 -2 -2 -3 -3 0 1 1 1 5 6 6 6 7 8 8 5 5 6 4 3 0 0
Low °C
0 -1 -1 -2 -2 -2 -3 -4 -4 -2 -1 -1 1 3 6 6 6 7 7 6 5 5 5 4 2 -1 -1
Chill °C
-5 -2 -1 -3 -6 -9 -10 -9 -13 -8 -8 -4 -5 -3 -1 -1 -1 1 2 2 0 0 1 -1 -3 -6 -6
Freezing level m
1000 950 800 750 450 700 600 200 300 650 1000 850 1100 1800 2500 2350 2350 2500 2550 2350 2600 2800 2850 2600 2250 950 900
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-3-3-4-4-5-5-5-5-6-3-2-1-1244556655742-2-200-1-1-2-2-2-3-3011156667885564300554345313674591010101011118665554
Sunrise
- - 9:34 - - 9:38 - - 9:41 - - 9:45 - - 9:48 - - 9:52 - - 9:56 - - 10:00 - - 10:03
Sunset
4:07 - - 4:05 - - 4:01 - - 3:59 - - 3:56 - - 3:52 - - 3:49 - - 3:47 - - 3:44 - -

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
1.5° C
light rain
Intermittent light drizzle.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
3.0 km
Mid: sky obscured
Akureyri Airport
94 km WNW
27m alt.
44 minutes ago
4° C
light rain
Light rain .
6
Light winds from the N.(Wind varies from 320 to 020 degs)
(6 kph at 350).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
4.5° C
moderate rain
Continuous moderate rain.
6
Light winds from the W
(6 kph at 270).
35 km
Mid: overcast
Hjardarnes Horna
109 km SE
7m alt.
44 minutes ago
4° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 1).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: broken
Egilsstadir Airport
113 km ENE
38m alt.
44 minutes ago
n/a° C
clear
Fog -.
6
Light winds from the NNE
(6 kph at 30).

* 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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