Askja weather

Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

Issued: 11am Sat 15 Aug Local Time
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Askja Weather (Days 0-3):

Mostly dry. Very mild (max 13°C on Sat afternoon, min 9°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WSW on Sat morning, calm by Sun morning).

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 9°C on Tue afternoon, min -2°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, strong winds from the NE by Thu night).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sat night, min -2°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NNE on Sat night, light winds from the NNW by Sun night).

(Days 10-12):

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Thu morning, min -2°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (calm on Tue morning, fresh winds from the WSW by Wed night).

Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
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 AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
50 WSW50
35 WSW35
5 E5
5 W5
5 ESE5
0 SSE0
5 NE5
10 ESE10
10 ENE10
10 NE10
10 NNE10
5 NNW5
5 NE5
10 ENE10
15 NE15
30 NE30
30 NE30
35 NNE35
35 NNE35
25 N25
40 NNW40
40 N40
50 N50
50 N50
45 NNE45
25 N25
20 NNW20
15 N15
15 NNW15
10 NNW10
10 NW10
10 WSW10
25 W25
15 W15
25 WSW25
35 WSW35
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 2 1 2 1 - 6 5 5 17 1 2 4 1 - 1 - - - - - -
High °C
11 13 12 12 13 13 12 13 12 8 9 7 2 1 0 -2 -1 0 -1 -1 -1 -1 0 2 0 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 1 3 2 2 2 4
Low °C
11 13 10 11 13 11 11 13 9 8 8 4 1 1 -2 -2 -1 -1 -2 -1 -2 -1 -1 0 -1 -1 -2 -2 -1 -1 0 2 1 1 2 3
Chill °C
7 10 12 12 13 13 12 13 11 6 8 6 1 -2 -4 -9 -8 -7 -8 -7 -8 -9 -9 -6 -8 -7 -7 -5 -5 -5 1 -2 -3 -2 -3 -2
Freezing level m
2950 3200 3200 3150 3200 3200 3000 2950 2750 2600 2500 2250 1400 1150 850 700 800 800 750 900 750 900 900 1100 950 900 750 700 800 900 1000 1300 1300 1200 1400 2050
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Sunrise
4:54 - - 4:58 - - 5:01 - - 5:03 - - 5:07 - - 5:11 - - 5:13 - - 5:16 - - 5:20 - - 5:22 - - 5:26 - - 5:30 - -
Sunset
- 9:24 - - 9:21 - - 9:16 - - 9:14 - - 9:09 - - 9:06 - - 9:02 - - 8:59 - - 8:54 - - 8:52 - - 8:47 - - 8:44 -

Askja Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Askja is: Mostly dryVery mild (max 13°C on Sat afternoon, min 9°C on Mon night)Winds decreasing (near gales from the WSW on Sat morning, calm by Sun morning).

Askja Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 9°C on Tue afternoon, min -2°C on Wed night)Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, strong winds from the NE by Thu night).

Askja Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sat night, min -2°C on Fri morning)Winds decreasing (near gales from the NNE on Sat night, light winds from the NNW by Sun night).

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
18.8° C
partially cloudy
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 990).
>70 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Akureyri Airport
94 km WNW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
13° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
19
Light winds from the N
(19 kph at 350).
Low: broken
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
13.7° C
cloudy
No report.
6
Light winds from the NW
(6 kph at 320).
60 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Egilsstadir Airport
113 km ENE
38m alt.
1 hour ago
17° C
clear
-
30
Fresh winds from the N
(30 kph at 360).
Low: few
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
115 km SE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
13.0° C
-
15
Light winds from the SW
(15 kph at 230).

* 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.

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