Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Askja Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Fri afternoon, min -6°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SSE on Fri night, moderate winds from the S by Sun night).

Days 3-6 Askja Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Tue morning, min -6°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the ESE on Mon night, light winds from the ENE by Wed night).

Days 6-9 Askja Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Thu night, min -13°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ESE on Thu night, light winds from the E by Mon morning).

Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sun
23
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
clear
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
cloudy
clear
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
50 SSE50
80 SSE80
50 SSE50
45 SSE45
25 ESE25
40 E40
45 ESE45
45 ESE45
30 SSE30
50 SSE50
100 ESE100
55 SE55
65 SE65
40 ESE40
20 E20
25 ESE25
35 ESE35
25 ENE25
20 E20
40 ESE40
45 ESE45
35 E35
35 ENE35
45 ENE45
35 NE35
25 NNE25
35 N35
some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy snow shwrs light snow light snow mod. snow some clouds clear light snow light snow some clouds some clouds light snow cloudy clear light snow light snow light snow some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow light snow light snow light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - 9 3 3 6 - - 5 4 - - 1 - - 2 1 2 - 1 11 3 3 4 3
High °C
-2 -2 -4 -5 -5 -4 -4 -4 -3 -4 -3 -2 -3 -3 -4 -4 -4 -5 -5 -4 -5 -6 -6 -9 -10 -9 -11
Low °C
-3 -4 -4 -5 -6 -4 -4 -5 -4 -5 -5 -3 -3 -4 -4 -4 -6 -5 -6 -5 -6 -6 -9 -9 -10 -10 -12
Chill °C
-12 -12 -13 -15 -14 -13 -13 -14 -12 -14 -15 -11 -13 -12 -10 -11 -13 -12 -14 -13 -15 -15 -15 -20 -20 -18 -22
Freezing level m
850 1200 900 800 350 700 850 700 800 650 900 1150 1000 950 850 800 750 650 600 750 750 450 300 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 11:11 - - 11:11 - - 11:14 - - 11:15 - - 11:15 - - 11:17 - - 11:17 - - 11:18 - - 11:18
Sunset
2:52 - - 2:52 - - 2:52 - - 2:51 - - 2:51 - - 2:51 - - 2:51 - - 2:52 - - 2:52 - -

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.
1 hour ago
4.1° C
partially cloudy
No report.
17
Light winds from the SE
(17 kph at 160).
>70 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Akureyri Airport
94 km WNW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
2° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
13
Light winds from the NNW.(Wind varies from 310 to 080 degs)
(13 kph at 330).
Low: scattered
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
3.0° C
cloudy
No report.
9
Light winds from the W
(9 kph at 270).
40 km
Mid: overcast
Hjardarnes Horna
109 km SE
7m alt.
3 hours ago
7° C
light rain
Drizzle
41
Strong winds from the ESE
(41 kph at 110).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Egilsstadir Airport
113 km ENE
38m alt.
1 hour ago
8° C
light rain
Light rain .
50
Strong winds from the SSE
(50 kph at 150).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: 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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