Askja weather
– Lat/Long: 65.03° N 16.75° W

IcAskja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

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Issued: 5 am Thu 29 Feb Local Time
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Days 1–3 Weather Summary

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Sat afternoon, min -15°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, strong winds from the NNW by Fri afternoon).

Days 4–6 Weather Summary

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Tue afternoon, min -11°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Sun afternoon, near gales from the ESE by Tue afternoon).

Days 7–9 Weather Summary

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu morning, min -2°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Wed afternoon, near gales from the SSE by Fri morning).

Days 10–12 Weather Summary

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sat afternoon, min -5°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the ESE on Sat night, near gales from the ENE by Mon afternoon).

Thursday
29
Friday
1
Saturday
2
Sunday
3
Monday
4
Tuesday
5
Wednesday
6
Thursday
7
Friday
8
Saturday
9
Sunday
10
Monday
11
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
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
cloud
cloud
part cloud
part cloud
light snow
light snow
part cloud
part cloud
part cloud
light snow
light snow
clear
part cloud
clear
light snow
light snow
cloud
cloud
part cloud
cloud
part cloud
cloud
cloud
cloud
cloud
cloud
cloud
clear
clear
part cloud
clear
cloud
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
cloudy
cloudy
some clouds
some clouds
light snow
light snow
some clouds
some clouds
some clouds
light snow
light snow
clear
some clouds
clear
light snow
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
some clouds
cloudy
some clouds
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
some clouds
clear
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow shwrs
 km/h
5
NNE
10
N
5
NE
10
N
30
NNW
40
N
15
N
15
NNE
10
ENE
15
ENE
5
NNE
10
SE
15
SE
5
ESE
25
ENE
35
E
55
E
55
SE
20
SE
15
SSE
40
SE
35
SE
30
SSE
40
SE
60
SSE
55
SSE
45
SE
30
SSE
20
SSE
10
ESE
15
E
20
E
35
ENE
40
ENE
55
ENE
50
E
Wave Height Map
T iceland.wind.12.cc23
T iceland.wind.36.cc23
T iceland.wind.60.cc23
T iceland.wind.84.cc23
T iceland.wind.108.cc23
T iceland.wind.132.cc23
T iceland.wind.156.cc23
T iceland.wind.180.cc23
T iceland.wind.204.cc23
T iceland.wind.228.cc23
T iceland.wind.252.cc23
T iceland.wind.276.cc23
 cm 
1.0
4
1.0
1.0
3
1.0
2.0
1.0
1.0
3
 mm 
max°C
-12
-12
-13
-14
-14
-13
-13
-11
-11
-9
-7
-5
-4
-3
-4
-3
-1
-2
-1
-1
0
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
0
-2
-5
-5
-3
-1
-1
min°C
-13
-12
-15
-15
-14
-14
-15
-12
-12
-11
-8
-5
-5
-5
-6
-3
-2
-2
-2
-1
-2
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
2
-1
-3
-5
-5
-4
-2
-2
chill°C 
-18
-18
-19
-21
-25
-26
-24
-19
-17
-18
-11
-11
-11
-10
-12
-11
-12
-11
-8
-6
-10
-6
-5
-8
-7
-8
-7
-7
-3
-4
-9
-11
-13
-13
-11
-11
Freezing level (m
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
450
750
750
650
850
400
1150
1100
1100
1250
1100
1250
1100
1800
0
0
250
150
250
650
750
Cloud base (m)
450
500
550
650
550
600
600
550
550
550
500
650
1350
550
600
550
500
550
550
550
900
600
600
550
550
550
600
600
600
600
550
550
550
500
500
500
Sea lvl1000m2000m3000m4000m5000m
-14-14-15-17-17-17-16-13-13-12-10-7-6-6-7-6-5-5-5-3-3-2-2-2-2-3-2-121-4-9-8-7-5-5-13-12-14-15-14-14-14-12-12-10-8-5-5-4-5-3-2-2-2-1-111111112-1-3-5-5-4-2-2-10-8-12-11-7-7-10-10-12-8-4-6-4-3-235544266676532-4-222345
Sunrise
8:17
8:12
8:10
8:06
8:02
7:58
7:54
7:50
7:48
7:43
7:39
7:37
Sunset
6:22
6:25
6:29
6:31
6:35
6:37
6:42
6:45
6:47
6:51
6:53
6:57

Askja Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Askja is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Sat afternoon, min -15°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, strong winds from the NNW by Fri afternoon).

Askja Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Tue afternoon, min -11°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Sun afternoon, near gales from the ESE by Tue afternoon).

Askja Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu morning, min -2°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Wed afternoon, near gales from the SSE by Fri morning).

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.WeatherWindGusts
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
73 km NNE
386m alt.
3 hours ago
-11° C
cloudy
Nearby precipitation but not falling at station.
6
Light winds from the WSW
(6 kph at 250).
32 km
Mid: overcast
94 km WNW
211m alt.
2 hours ago
-12° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
9
Light winds from the S
(9 kph at 190).
10.0 km
Low: scattered
Húsavík Airport
107 km NW
15m alt.
2 hours ago
-11° C
clear
-
7
Light winds from the SSW
(7 kph at 200).
10.0 km
Low: few
Jökulsárlón
107 km SSE
17m alt.
1 hour ago
0° C
-
54
Near gales from the NNW
(54 kph at 327).
65
Hofn
112 km SE
5m alt.
3 hours ago
0° C
-
31
Fresh winds from the N
(31 kph at 0).

* 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.

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