Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Askja Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Tue afternoon, min -3°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the ENE on Tue afternoon, gales from the N by Wed afternoon).

Days 3-6 Askja Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Mon morning, min -7°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat morning, gales from the SSE by Mon afternoon).

Days 6-9 Askja Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow giving way to moderate rain (total 16mm) heaviest on Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 9°C on Thu morning, min -3°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Wed afternoon, severe gales from the SW by Thu afternoon).

Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thu
27
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
cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
light snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
light snow
light rain
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
light snow
light rain
Wind km/h
30 ENE30
35 NE35
50 NE50
60 N60
50 N50
40 NNW40
55 NNW55
45 NNW45
35 NNW35
35 NNW35
20 NNW20
5 WNW5
10 WSW10
20 SW20
35 W35
40 W40
30 W30
40 SSW40
70 SSE70
75 WSW75
70 WSW70
55 W55
55 W55
35 W35
20 WSW20
35 SE35
75 SW75
cloudy light snow mod. snow mod. snow heavy snow light snow mod. snow heavy snow light snow light snow light snow some clouds clear some clouds clear clear clear light snow light rain some clouds cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds clear light snow light rain
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - 11 2
Snow
Snow cm
- 4 6 8 15 4 6 12 5 4 5 - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - 3 -
High °C
2 0 0 -1 -1 -1 -1 -2 -3 -4 -5 -5 -3 -3 -2 -2 -1 1 2 -2 -2 -1 -1 -2 0 5 9
Low °C
1 0 0 -1 -2 -1 -2 -3 -3 -4 -7 -7 -3 -3 -3 -2 -4 0 1 -3 -2 -1 -2 -3 -1 -1 7
Chill °C
-4 -7 -8 -10 -10 -9 -10 -11 -11 -12 -13 -9 -7 -8 -10 -10 -8 -6 -7 -12 -12 -10 -10 -9 -3 -1 3
Freezing level m
1250 950 1000 900 800 900 800 600 500 450 150 0 400 0 250 700 0 1000 1200 650 700 800 700 600 900 750 2750
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-2-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-6-7-8-8-6-5-6-5-3-2-1-5-5-5-5-5-337200-1-1-1-1-2-3-4-5-5-3-3-2-2-112-2-2-1-1-20599776665443202155379456456912
Sunrise
- - 6:39 - - 6:41 - - 6:45 - - 6:48 - - 6:50 - - 6:54 - - 6:56 - - 7:00 - - 7:03
Sunset
7:23 - - 7:20 - - 7:15 - - 7:13 - - 7:08 - - 7:05 - - 7:01 - - 6:58 - - 6:53 - -

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
8.8° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 90).
16 km
Akureyri Airport
94 km WNW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
8° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
13
Light winds from the N
(13 kph at 10).
Low: overcast
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
11.2° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 180).
10 km
Egilsstadir Airport
113 km ENE
38m alt.
2 hours ago
7° C
rain showers
Shower light rain shower.
20
Moderate winds from the N
(20 kph at 10).
Low: overcast
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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