Askja
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Askja Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Tue night, min -13°C on Mon afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the E on Mon night, severe gales from the ESE by Tue night).

Days 3-6 Askja Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Fri night, min -7°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, extremely windy from the SSW by Sat morning).

Days 6-9 Askja Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sun night, min -10°C on Sat afternoon). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the SW on Sat afternoon, strong winds from the SW by Tue night).

Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
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
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
clear
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
snow showers
Wind km/h
50 ENE50
45 NNE45
65 N65
60 N60
45 N45
20 ENE20
15 SE15
30 SE30
65 ESE65
60 ESE60
30 WSW30
0 WNW0
55 SSE55
60 SSW60
20 SW20
30 SSE30
55 SE55
85 SSE85
115 SSW115
145 SW145
120 SW120
75 SSW75
65 SSE65
95 SSE95
95 SSW95
80 SW80
70 SSW70
mod. snow mod. snow heavy snow mod. snow light snow light snow cloudy clear snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy some clouds clear clear snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
9 6 21 9 4 3 - - 4 3 1 - - - - - 3 2 - - - - - - - - 1
High °C
-8 -9 -8 -10 -12 -13 -10 -10 -5 -3 -4 -3 1 1 0 1 -2 2 -5 -9 -3 -3 -2 1 -3 -7 -3
Low °C
-8 -9 -9 -10 -13 -13 -12 -11 -11 -4 -6 -7 -1 0 -1 0 -3 -3 -6 -10 -10 -3 -3 -3 -6 -9 -9
Chill °C
-19 -20 -20 -22 -24 -23 -18 -20 -17 -11 -12 -11 -7 -7 -4 -5 -10 -6 -19 -26 -16 -14 -11 -9 -15 -20 -14
Freezing level m
150 50 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 750 750 0 900 1650 1400 1600 950 1800 850 350 250 850 1100 1350 950 450 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-8-9-8-10-12-13-10-10-5-3-4-31101-22-5-9-3-3-21-3-7-3-5-6-5-7-8-10-8-8-3-1-2-2332204-1-5-10140-411010-2-4-6-535506864595366710637
Sunrise
9:00 - - 8:56 - - 8:53 - - 8:49 - - 8:45 - - 8:42 - - 8:38 - - 8:36 - - 8:32 - -
Sunset
- 5:42 - - 5:45 - - 5:47 - - 5:52 - - 5:54 - - 5:58 - - 6:01 - - 6:05 - - 6:07 -

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
Akureyri Airport
94 km WNW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
n/a° C
moderate snow
Moderate snow.
22
Moderate winds from the NW
(22 kph at 310).
Akureyri
95 km WNW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.1° C
heavy snow
Continuous heavy snow.
17
Light winds from the NW
(17 kph at 310).
1.0 km
Mid: sky obscured
SHIP1605
106 km WNW
3m alt.
2 hours ago
-2.6° C
partially cloudy
29
Fresh winds from the NW
(29 kph at 320).
0.9 km
Egilsstadir Airport
113 km ENE
38m alt.
1 hour ago
1° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
31
Fresh winds from the N
(31 kph at 10).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Dalatangi(lgt-h)
150 km E
11m alt.
2 hours ago
0.5° C
moderate snow
Continuous moderate snow.
26
Moderate winds from the NNW
(26 kph at 340).
0.8 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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