Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Askja Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Becoming mild with drizzle, on Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Tue night, min -10°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Tue morning, stormy winds from the WSW by Tue night).

Days 3-6 Askja Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun morning, min -15°C on Fri afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, near gales from the NNW by Fri afternoon).

Days 6-9 Askja Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Mon morning, min -9°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SE on Mon morning, calm by Wed afternoon).

Monday
29
Tuesday
30
Wed
31
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Wind km/h
75 W75
20 WNW20
15 WSW15
45 SW45
90 WSW90
45 NW45
15 N15
15 NE15
20 NE20
10 NE10
35 N35
55 NNW55
50 N50
30 N30
10 NE10
20 WSW20
20 SSW20
40 SSW40
60 SSE60
70 SE70
75 SE75
70 ESE70
60 SE60
25 SE25
10 ESE10
10 ESE10
0 WSW0
some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs clear snow shwrs light snow some clouds light snow mod. snow mod. snow light snow mod. snow light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow light snow some clouds clear some clouds clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 6 - 3 3 - 3 6 8 3 7 3 - - - 1 4 1 3 4 - - - - -
High °C
-6 -8 -4 3 -2 -4 -8 -10 -9 -9 -11 -14 -13 -15 -11 -4 -2 -2 -4 -3 -5 -6 -6 -7 -9 -8 -8
Low °C
-9 -9 -6 -3 -2 -7 -10 -10 -9 -10 -13 -15 -14 -15 -13 -9 -3 -4 -5 -4 -6 -6 -6 -8 -9 -9 -8
Chill °C
-18 -13 -8 -5 -13 -13 -15 -16 -17 -16 -22 -28 -26 -26 -16 -11 -9 -10 -15 -14 -17 -18 -17 -15 -15 -11 -8
Freezing level m
150 0 0 1700 1200 800 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 500 1000 650 1000 800 500 450 200 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-6-8-43-2-4-8-10-9-9-11-14-13-15-11-4-2-2-4-3-5-6-6-7-9-8-8-4-6-351-1-5-7-6-6-8-11-10-11-10-200-10-1-2-3-4-7-6-63-1010851-1-10-1-3-3-4-5134565431-2-3-2
Sunrise
- 8:23 - - 8:26 - - 8:30 - - 8:33 - - 8:37 - - 8:41 - - 8:44 - - 8:47 - - 8:51 -
Sunset
- - 5:15 - - 5:13 - - 5:08 - - 5:06 - - 5:01 - - 4:59 - - 4:54 - - 4:52 - - 4:49

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
4° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
9
Light winds from the SSE.(Wind varies from 120 to 230 degs)
(9 kph at 160).
Low: overcast
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
4.2° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
13
Light winds from the ESE
(13 kph at 120).
50 km
Mid: scattered
Egilsstadir Airport
113 km ENE
38m alt.
1 hour ago
5° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
24
Moderate winds from the SSW
(24 kph at 210).
Low: few
Mid: broken
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
115 km SE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
20 km

* 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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