Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Askja Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 35mm), mostly on Sun night. Becoming colder with a light covering of snow ,mostly falling on Sun night. Mild temperatures (max 8°C on Fri night, min 1°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Fri night, calm by Sun morning).

Days 3-6 Askja Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed afternoon, min 0°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Askja Weather Summary:

Mild with light rain (total 9mm) on Sun afternoon Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Fri morning, min -1°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the ESE on Fri morning, light winds from the SSW by Sun afternoon).

Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sun
29
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
heavy rain
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
light rain
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
Wind km/h
35 SW35
40 WSW40
30 WSW30
20 WSW20
15 WNW15
10 NW10
5 NE5
10 ENE10
10 E10
10 E10
10 ESE10
5 E5
10 NW10
15 WSW15
15 SW15
20 SW20
25 SW25
10 SSW10
20 SSE20
45 ESE45
80 ESE80
50 SSE50
35 SE35
55 SE55
65 SE65
35 SSE35
10 ESE10
heavy rain rain shwrs clear some clouds rain shwrs light rain light rain light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds rain shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
11 5 - - 2 1 1 15 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - 3 2 1 4 3 2 2 - - - - - - - - - 2 - - 1
High °C
6 8 8 8 6 3 3 3 1 2 1 0 0 1 2 3 2 2 3 3 6 5 1 1 2 2 1
Low °C
5 6 6 8 3 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 3 1 4 3 -1 1 2 0 0
Chill °C
1 3 5 5 2 1 1 -1 -2 -1 -2 -2 -3 0 -3 -2 -3 -1 -1 -5 -1 -1 -5 -7 -6 -5 -3
Freezing level m
2600 3000 2900 2950 2350 2000 2000 1950 1750 1750 1650 1450 1500 1650 1650 1800 1650 1650 2050 1750 2900 2700 1400 1600 1800 1650 1550
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 3:24 - - 3:27 - - 3:31 - - 3:33 - - 3:38 - - 3:42 - - 3:45 - - 3:48 - - 3:51
Sunset
11:02 - - 10:59 - - 10:55 - - 10:52 - - 10:49 - - 10:45 - - 10:42 - - 10:37 - - 10:35 - -

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
12.0° C
light rain
Intermittent light rain.
9
Light winds from the WSW
(9 kph at 250).
60 km
Mid: overcast
Akureyri Airport
94 km WNW
27m alt.
28 minutes ago
11° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
11
Light winds from the NNW
(11 kph at 340).
Low: few
Mid: overcast
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
11.0° C
-
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 340).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Hjardarnes Horna
109 km SE
7m alt.
3 hours ago
n/a° C
clear
-
9
Light winds from the SSW
(9 kph at 200).
High: few
Egilsstadir Airport
113 km ENE
38m alt.
28 minutes ago
13° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
15
Light winds from the SSW
(15 kph at 200).
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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