Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Askja Weather Summary:

Some drizzle, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Mon night, min -7°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the SSW on Mon morning, extremely windy from the SSW by Wed morning).

Days 3-6 Askja Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Thu afternoon, min -15°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WSW on Thu afternoon, moderate winds from the WNW by Sat morning).

Days 6-9 Askja Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun morning, min -16°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Sun morning, light winds from the NNE by Mon night).

Sunday
31
Monday
1
Tuesday
2
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
cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
35 SSW35
55 SSW55
85 WSW85
70 WSW70
65 WSW65
55 SW55
110 SSW110
70 SW70
80 WSW80
40 SSW40
45 SSW45
85 WSW85
70 WSW70
55 W55
40 NNW40
20 WNW20
35 W35
70 WSW70
70 SW70
75 SW75
70 WSW70
40 W40
20 W20
5 NNE5
15 ENE15
15 NNE15
25 NNW25
cloudy rain shwrs some clouds clear clear clear some clouds cloudy some clouds light snow light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds cloudy mod. snow light snow light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - 1 2 - - - 3 - - - - - 1 - - 6 2 2 3
High °C
1 4 6 -2 -3 -1 0 -3 -6 -4 -2 -9 -9 -9 -12 -12 -9 -3 -2 -2 -6 -8 -8 -9 -12 -13 -15
Low °C
-1 3 -1 -3 -5 -6 0 -6 -7 -5 -7 -10 -9 -10 -15 -15 -10 -5 -2 -2 -8 -9 -8 -11 -13 -13 -16
Chill °C
-6 -3 -1 -12 -13 -11 -11 -13 -17 -11 -10 -23 -22 -21 -24 -22 -20 -14 -12 -12 -17 -16 -16 -16 -20 -21 -25
Freezing level m
750 1650 1300 650 550 0 1000 600 0 150 650 0 0 0 0 0 0 450 650 700 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-123-5-7-4-3-6-10-7-6-12-12-13-16-15-11-6-6-6-9-12-12-12-16-16-18146-2-3-10-3-6-4-2-9-9-9-12-12-9-3-2-2-6-8-8-9-12-13-15791154474035-3-1-1-5-6-43552-10-3-5-5-8
Sunrise
6:50 - - 6:46 - - 6:43 - - 6:39 - - 6:35 - - 6:31 - - 6:28 - - 6:24 - - 6:20 - -
Sunset
- 7:37 - - 7:39 - - 7:43 - - 7:45 - - 7:49 - - 7:52 - - 7:55 - - 7:59 - - 8:01 -

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.
3 hours ago
-1.9° C
snow showers
Light snow showers.
24
Moderate winds from the SE
(24 kph at 160).
3.0 km
Mid: sky obscured
Akureyri Airport
94 km WNW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
2° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
13
Light winds from the SSE.(Wind varies from 110 to 180 degs)
(13 kph at 160).
Low: scattered
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
-0.6° C
cloudy
No report.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 30).
50 km
Mid: overcast
Thufuver
101 km SW
613m alt.
2 hours ago
-6.8° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 20).
Hjardarnes Horna
109 km SE
7m alt.
1 hour ago
1° C
light snow
Light snow.
13
Light winds from the NW
(13 kph at 320).
Mid: broken
High: overcast

* 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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