Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Askja Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 11mm) heaviest on Sun afternoon, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Sun afternoon, min -5°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Sun afternoon, extremely windy from the WSW by Sun night).

Days 3-6 Askja Weather Summary:

Some drizzle, heaviest during Fri morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Thu night, min -2°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Wed night, strong winds from the S by Fri morning).

Days 6-9 Askja Weather Summary:

Mild at first with light rain (total 2mm) on Tue afternoon followed by colder weather and light fall of snow, heaviest on Tue afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Sun morning, min -3°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, strong winds from the NNW by Sun night).

Saturday
30
Sunday
1
Monday
2
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
clear
rain showers
moderate rain
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
30 WSW30
15 SSW15
60 SSE60
115 WSW115
80 WSW80
75 WSW75
50 WSW50
35 SW35
45 WSW45
20 SW20
10 WSW10
20 NW20
10 WSW10
20 W20
15 SW15
45 S45
30 SSW30
20 WSW20
10 W10
20 W20
20 W20
5 ESE5
20 NE20
30 N30
40 NNW40
30 NNW30
5 ESE5
clear rain shwrs mod. rain some clouds clear some clouds clear some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds rain shwrs some clouds clear clear snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds light snow light snow light snow cloudy some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- 4 7 - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - 2 - - - - - - - - - - 1 1 - 1 5 2 - -
High °C
5 7 6 -1 -2 -2 -1 1 1 2 4 3 4 7 8 8 5 1 1 2 2 3 2 0 -3 -2 2
Low °C
4 5 -1 -1 -3 -5 -2 0 1 1 3 1 1 7 7 7 3 -2 -1 2 0 1 1 -3 -3 -2 -2
Chill °C
1 5 0 -13 -13 -13 -9 -5 -5 -2 0 -2 1 4 5 3 0 -5 -3 -2 -3 0 -3 -6 -11 -9 -1
Freezing level m
2650 2600 2350 1300 1200 850 1250 1550 1700 1800 1950 1900 1850 2700 3200 2750 2400 1450 1350 1750 1650 1700 1900 1250 1050 1200 1250
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
2:08 - - 2:09 - - 2:10 - - 2:11 - - 2:13 - - 2:15 - - 2:16 - - 2:19 - - 2:21 - -
Sunset
- 0:10 - - 0:09 - - 0:09 - - 0:08 - - 0:06 - - 0:05 - - 0:03 - - 11:59 - - 11:57 -

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
Akureyri Airport
94 km WNW
27m alt.
23 minutes ago
16° C
clear
-
30
Fresh winds from the S
(30 kph at 170).
Low: few
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
3 hours ago
12.8° C
-
6
Light winds from the SW
(6 kph at 220).
55 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Hjardarnes Horna
109 km SE
7m alt.
23 minutes ago
10° C
partially cloudy
Mist dry and partly cloudy.
7
Light winds from the SSE
(7 kph at 160).
Mid: scattered
High: broken
Egilsstadir Airport
113 km ENE
38m alt.
23 minutes ago
17° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
15
Light winds from the SSW
(15 kph at 200).
Low: scattered
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
115 km SE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
8.8° C
Fog, sky not visible, no change.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 180).
0.3 km
Mid: sky obscured

* 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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