Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Askja Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Sat morning. Mild temperatures (max 7°C on Sun afternoon, min 3°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Askja Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 31mm), heaviest during Tue night. Later becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Fri morning. Mild temperatures (max 6°C on Tue afternoon, min 1°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Askja Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 9mm) on Sat night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Sat afternoon, min -2°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Fri night, fresh winds from the SSE by Sun morning).

Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
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 rain
cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
light snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
clear
rain showers
light rain
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
25 NW25
25 NW25
5 WSW5
5 WSW5
5 WSW5
25 WSW25
25 WSW25
20 WSW20
20 SW20
10 SSW10
5 NW5
10 NW10
5 E5
10 SSW10
15 WNW15
5 W5
10 WNW10
10 WNW10
15 NE15
15 N15
10 N10
5 ESE5
10 SW10
25 SSW25
35 SSE35
25 WSW25
20 SW20
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Rain
Rain mm
3 - - - 1 2 - - 3 3 3 7 1 3 3 2 5 4 - - - - - 3 4 - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 1 1 - - - - - -
High °C
3 4 4 6 7 6 6 7 5 5 6 5 5 6 5 4 4 3 1 1 -1 1 5 4 5 4 4
Low °C
3 3 4 4 6 4 5 7 4 4 6 3 4 6 3 3 4 2 1 0 -2 -1 4 3 4 4 3
Chill °C
-2 0 4 5 6 2 2 3 1 5 5 2 3 4 2 3 2 1 -4 -3 -5 -2 1 0 0 -1 0
Freezing level m
1500 1450 1650 1650 1850 1700 1700 1900 1750 1700 1800 1700 1550 1750 1600 1500 1550 1400 1200 1100 800 800 1500 1500 1550 1550 1500
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
5:00 - - 5:03 - - 5:05 - - 5:09 - - 5:13 - - 5:16 - - 5:18 - - 5:22 - - 5:26 - -
Sunset
- 9:17 - - 9:15 - - 9:10 - - 9:07 - - 9:04 - - 9:00 - - 8:55 - - 8:52 - - 8:49 -

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.
16 km
Akureyri Airport
94 km WNW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
13° C
clear
-
17
Light winds from the NNW
(17 kph at 340).
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
3 hours ago
11.2° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 180).
10 km
Hjardarnes Horna
109 km SE
7m alt.
2 hours ago
14° C
clear
-
Low: few
Egilsstadir Airport
113 km ENE
38m alt.
1 hour ago
11° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
28
Moderate winds from the NNW
(28 kph at 330).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken

* 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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