Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Askja Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Tue night, min -8°C on Fri afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the N on Wed afternoon, fresh winds from the NNW by Fri afternoon).

Days 3-6 Askja Weather Summary:

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

Days 6-9 Askja Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Mon night, min -10°C on Fri afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, stormy winds from the NW by Thu night).

Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thu
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
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
40 NE40
50 NE50
60 NNE60
60 N60
50 N50
55 N55
50 NNW50
50 NNW50
40 NNW40
30 NNW30
15 W15
25 W25
40 SW40
45 WSW45
50 W50
30 W30
45 S45
100 SSE100
70 WSW70
20 WSW20
40 WNW40
30 WNW30
5 NW5
15 S15
75 ESE75
55 SW55
55 WSW55
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
5 8 9 31 9 9 10 9 6 5 - - - - - - 1 1 - - 4 2 - - 26 2 1
High °C
-3 -3 -4 -4 -4 -5 -7 -6 -7 -9 -7 -5 -4 -6 -6 -4 -3 -1 -3 -3 -5 -4 -5 -4 -4 -4 -4
Low °C
-4 -4 -4 -5 -4 -6 -7 -7 -8 -10 -9 -6 -6 -6 -7 -7 -3 -5 -5 -4 -5 -6 -6 -4 -5 -4 -5
Chill °C
-11 -12 -14 -15 -13 -15 -18 -16 -17 -19 -14 -12 -13 -16 -16 -12 -12 -12 -11 -9 -14 -12 -9 -10 -13 -14 -14
Freezing level m
950 1050 850 800 900 800 400 500 550 150 0 500 650 450 600 0 850 1200 800 1000 750 500 400 750 650 800 900
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-3-3-4-4-4-5-7-6-7-9-7-5-4-6-6-4-3-1-3-3-5-4-5-4-4-4-400-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-5-5-3-2-3-3-2-1100-1-2-2-10-1-1776665344213355158565334656
Sunrise
- 6:39 - - 6:41 - - 6:45 - - 6:48 - - 6:50 - - 6:54 - - 6:56 - - 7:00 - - 7:03 -
Sunset
- - 7:20 - - 7:15 - - 7:13 - - 7:08 - - 7:05 - - 7:01 - - 6:58 - - 6:53 - - 6:51

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Askja at the specific elevation of 1516 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.
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 90).
16 km
Akureyri Airport
94 km WNW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
6° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
15
Light winds from the NNW
(15 kph at 330).
Low: broken
Mid: broken
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
11.2° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 180).
10 km
Egilsstadir Airport
113 km ENE
38m alt.
1 hour ago
6° C
light rain
Light rain .
19
Light winds from the N
(19 kph at 10).
Low: scattered
Mid: overcast
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
115 km SE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
24
Moderate winds from the N
(24 kph at 360).
20 km
Mid: 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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