Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Askja Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow on Sat morning. Freezing level rising with drizzle on Sun afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Mon afternoon, min 0°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NNW on Sat morning, light winds from the WSW by Sat night).

Days 3-6 Askja Weather Summary:

Mild at first with light rain (total 5mm) on Tue afternoon followed by colder weather and light fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Tue morning, min -2°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Askja Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sat afternoon, min -6°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat morning, 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 snow
cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
rain showers
snow showers
cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
clear
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
30 NNW30
25 NW25
5 WNW5
10 WSW10
5 WSW5
25 WSW25
30 WSW30
20 WSW20
25 WSW25
15 SSW15
5 WNW5
10 NW10
5 ESE5
10 S10
10 WNW10
5 WNW5
5 WNW5
10 WNW10
20 ENE20
15 N15
10 NNW10
5 ESE5
10 SW10
30 SSW30
40 SSE40
25 WSW25
20 SW20
light snow cloudy clear some clouds light rain some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow rain shwrs snow shwrs cloudy snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs clear clear snow shwrs light snow some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - 1 - - - - - 3 - - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 - - - - - - - 1 2 - 3 - 1 - 1 2 2 5 2 2 - - 1 2 - -
High °C
0 0 1 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 -2 -3 -4 -3 1 1 1 0 0
Low °C
0 0 0 1 2 1 1 3 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 -1 -2 -3 -6 -5 0 0 0 0 0
Chill °C
-7 -6 -1 0 0 -3 -3 -2 -3 2 0 -2 -2 0 -2 0 -2 -2 -7 -8 -8 -7 -4 -5 -6 -6 -6
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 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.
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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