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

Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

Issued: 11am Tue 19 Jan Local Time
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Askja Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Tue afternoon, min -13°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the N on Tue morning, near gales from the NNE by Thu morning).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Fri night, min -14°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (gales from the NNE on Sat morning, light winds from the NNW by Sun night).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Wed night, min -20°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the NE on Mon night, near gales from the NW by Tue night).

(Days 10-12):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Fri morning, min -13°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the E on Fri morning, light winds from the NNE by Sun morning).

Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Friday
29
Saturday
30
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light snow
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light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
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light snow
light snow
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light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
25 NNW25
25 N25
35 NNE35
35 NNE35
35 N35
50 NNE50
45 NE45
45 NNE45
45 NNE45
50 N50
60 N60
55 N55
65 NNE65
65 NE65
55 NNE55
40 NNE40
25 NNE25
15 NNE15
15 N15
15 N15
10 NE10
15 N15
25 NNW25
45 NW45
55 NNW55
30 NE30
50 NE50
40 NNE40
40 NNE40
40 NNE40
30 ENE30
65 E65
55 ENE55
50 ENE50
45 ENE45
30 NE30
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 5 11 2 3 9 4 4 6 4 7 17 5 5 6 2 1 3 - 1 - - - 9 5 3 7 4 2 6 7 - 1 1 2 3
High °C
-6 -5 -5 -12 -10 -9 -9 -9 -11 -12 -10 -9 -9 -9 -10 -11 -12 -13 -16 -16 -16 -20 -17 -9 -9 -9 -8 -9 -10 -9 -7 -7 -7 -7 -8 -10
Low °C
-7 -6 -10 -13 -11 -9 -10 -10 -12 -12 -11 -10 -9 -9 -11 -12 -13 -14 -16 -16 -19 -20 -20 -16 -9 -9 -9 -9 -10 -10 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -12
Chill °C
-13 -14 -14 -23 -20 -20 -20 -20 -23 -25 -22 -21 -22 -21 -23 -22 -22 -22 -24 -24 -24 -28 -30 -20 -21 -18 -18 -19 -21 -18 -19 -18 -18 -18 -19 -21
Freezing level m
0 0 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-9-8-8-15-13-12-12-13-14-15-14-13-13-12-14-15-15-16-19-18-19-22-18-12-13-12-11-12-13-12-10-10-11-11-11-13-6-5-5-12-10-9-9-9-11-12-10-9-9-9-10-11-12-13-16-16-16-20-17-9-9-9-8-9-10-9-7-7-7-7-8-10-111-5-4-2-3-3-4-5-3-2-2-2-3-5-7-7-10-11-11-14-15-3-2-3-1-2-3-400-1-1-1-4
Sunrise
10:33 - - 10:30 - - 10:27 - - 10:25 - - 10:22 - - 10:18 - - 10:15 - - 10:12 - - 10:10 - - 10:07 - - 10:03 - - 10:00 - -
Sunset
- 4:00 - - 4:05 - - 4:07 - - 4:12 - - 4:15 - - 4:19 - - 4:22 - - 4:25 - - 4:29 - - 4:32 - - 4:36 - - 4:39 -

Askja Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Askja is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Tue afternoon, min -13°C on Wed morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the N on Tue morning, near gales from the NNE by Thu morning).

Askja Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri nightTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Fri night, min -14°C on Sun night)Winds decreasing (gales from the NNE on Sat morning, light winds from the NNW by Sun night).

Askja Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue nightTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Wed night, min -20°C on Tue morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the NE on Mon night, near gales from the NW by Tue night).

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.
3 hours ago
-3.6° C
Distant precipitation but not falling at station.
6
Light winds from the NW
(6 kph at 320).
6 km
Akureyri Airport
94 km WNW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
1° C
light rain
Light rain .
28
Moderate winds from the NNW
(28 kph at 340).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
3 hours ago
1.1° C
snow showers
Light snow showers.
13
Light winds from the NNW
(13 kph at 330).
18 km
Egilsstadir Airport
113 km ENE
38m alt.
1 hour ago
0° C
snow showers
Shower light snow.
28
Moderate winds from the N
(28 kph at 360).
Low: broken
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
115 km SE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
3.1° C
No report.
31
Fresh winds from the N
(31 kph at 350).

* 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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