Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Askja Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon night, min -2°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the ESE on Sun afternoon, stormy winds from the ESE by Tue morning).

Days 3-6 Askja Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed morning, min -5°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the ENE on Wed night, strong winds from the E by Fri afternoon).

Days 6-9 Askja Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Tue afternoon, min -6°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Sun afternoon, severe gales from the WSW by Tue afternoon).

Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
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
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
light snow
clear
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
Wind km/h
25 NE25
20 ESE20
30 SSE30
40 SE40
55 ESE55
100 ESE100
70 E70
55 SE55
55 SE55
25 E25
15 ENE15
10 E10
10 ESE10
20 E20
20 E20
20 ENE20
40 E40
20 E20
15 E15
25 NE25
20 ENE20
15 ENE15
5 NE5
5 SSE5
25 W25
30 W30
35 W35
light snow light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy light snow light snow clear cloudy light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow mod. snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds cloudy
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
5 2 - - - - 3 2 - - 1 1 1 3 3 1 6 1 2 3 4 1 3 2 - - -
High °C
-1 0 0 0 -1 2 1 1 0 0 -1 -1 -1 -3 -4 -2 -1 -2 -3 -4 -5 -5 -6 -5 -6 -6 -2
Low °C
-2 -1 -1 -1 -1 0 1 1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -2 -4 -5 -3 -2 -2 -4 -4 -5 -5 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6
Chill °C
-7 -5 -6 -7 -10 -6 -8 -7 -9 -6 -6 -3 -5 -9 -10 -9 -9 -8 -8 -11 -12 -11 -9 -12 -13 -14 -11
Freezing level m
650 850 600 950 850 1050 1100 1200 950 900 800 800 800 450 250 400 800 650 450 400 200 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-4-4-3-3-4-2-2-2-3-3-4-3-4-6-7-5-5-5-7-7-8-8-8-7-7-8-4-1000-121100-1-1-1-3-4-2-1-2-3-4-5-5-6-5-6-6-24544678765454323543320-1-2-3-13
Sunrise
11:11 - - 11:14 - - 11:15 - - 11:15 - - 11:17 - - 11:17 - - 11:18 - - 11:18 - - 11:18 - -
Sunset
- 2:52 - - 2:51 - - 2:51 - - 2:51 - - 2:51 - - 2:52 - - 2:52 - - 2:52 - - 2:52 -

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.
1 hour ago
2.0° C
cloudy
No report.
17
Light winds from the ESE
(17 kph at 110).
45 km
Mid: overcast
Akureyri Airport
94 km WNW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
2° C
light rain
Light rain .
13
Light winds from the WNW
(13 kph at 300).
Low: few
Mid: broken
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
2.4° C
light rain
Intermittent light drizzle.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 310).
50 km
Mid: overcast
Egilsstadir Airport
113 km ENE
38m alt.
1 hour ago
3° C
light rain
Light rain .
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 1).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
High: overcast
SHIP3673
119 km SE
3m alt.
3 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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