Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Askja Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Sat afternoon, min -10°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SSE on Sun night, light winds from the WSW by Mon afternoon).

Days 3-6 Askja Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Thu night, min -9°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WSW on Mon night, calm by Tue afternoon).

Days 6-9 Askja Weather Summary:

Drizzle on Thu night turning to light snow on Mon afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu night, min -8°C on Mon afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSW on Thu night, calm by Sun morning).

Friday
25
Saturday
26
Sun
27
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
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
25 SSW25
55 SSE55
75 SSE75
70 W70
60 WSW60
65 WSW65
95 SSE95
30 SSW30
15 WSW15
40 WSW40
25 SSE25
10 SSW10
5 ESE5
25 ESE25
25 SE25
30 SSE30
45 SSE45
50 S50
40 SSW40
15 S15
30 SSW30
10 SSE10
5 SSW5
10 SW10
5 SSW5
0 SE0
5 SSE5
snow shwrs some clouds some clouds mod. snow some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow cloudy some clouds cloudy cloudy light rain some clouds cloudy clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 - - 7 - - - - - - - - - 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-2 -3 -1 -8 -10 -9 -2 -6 -9 -8 -8 -8 -8 -6 -5 -3 -2 1 3 3 3 1 -2 -2 -2 -3 -4
Low °C
-3 -3 -3 -10 -10 -10 -7 -8 -9 -9 -8 -8 -9 -7 -6 -5 -3 -1 2 2 2 -1 -2 -2 -3 -4 -4
Chill °C
-8 -12 -11 -20 -23 -21 -10 -14 -16 -16 -16 -13 -11 -14 -13 -11 -11 -7 -3 -2 -2 -3 -4 -5 -2 -3 -4
Freezing level m
300 300 550 0 0 0 400 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 300 900 1500 1650 1550 1100 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-4-5-4-10-14-12-6-10-13-11-11-11-9-8-7-5-5-11100-3-3-3-4-5-2-3-1-8-10-9-2-6-9-8-8-8-8-6-5-3-213331-2-2-2-3-4124-1-4-34-1-3-4-5-4-5-4-3-1358674000-1-1
Sunrise
- 10:34 - - 10:32 - - 10:29 - - 10:26 - - 10:22 - - 10:19 - - 10:17 - - 10:14 - - 10:11 -
Sunset
- - 4:00 - - 4:04 - - 4:07 - - 4:10 - - 4:14 - - 4:17 - - 4:21 - - 4:24 - - 4:28

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
-4.5° C
Distant precipitation but not falling at station.
13
Light winds from the ESE
(13 kph at 110).
1000 km
Akureyri Airport
94 km WNW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
-2° C
clear
-
17
Light winds from the S
(17 kph at 180).
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
-2.8° C
cloudy
No report.
6
Light winds from the SE
(6 kph at 150).
30 km
Egilsstadir Airport
113 km ENE
38m alt.
2 hours ago
0° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
11
Light winds from the SSW
(11 kph at 210).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
High: overcast
SHIP2142
119 km SE
3m alt.
4 hours ago

* 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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