Bardarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Bardarbunga Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 13mm), heaviest on Thu afternoon giving way to a moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Thu night, min -4°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the SE on Fri night, moderate winds from the E by Sat night).

Days 3-6 Bardarbunga Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun night. Becoming milder with light rain (total 4mm) on Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Tue afternoon, min -3°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Mon morning, gales from the ESE by Tue morning).

Days 6-9 Bardarbunga Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed morning, min -3°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the E on Wed morning, calm by Thu night).

Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
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 rain
rain showers
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
Wind km/h
55 SE55
65 SE65
45 SE45
45 S45
55 SE55
55 SSE55
55 SSE55
40 SSE40
40 ENE40
45 ESE45
45 ESE45
40 SSE40
20 SSE20
20 SE20
55 ESE55
70 ESE70
65 ESE65
30 ESE30
70 E70
35 E35
25 E25
25 E25
20 E20
5 SE5
10 SSE10
10 SE10
15 SE15
light rain rain shwrs light snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds rain shwrs some clouds light snow some clouds some clouds light snow snow shwrs some clouds clear snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
1 6 6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4 - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 4 - - 5 4 2 2 1 1 4 - - - - - - - 1 - - 2 2 - - 3
High °C
3 3 4 -2 1 3 -2 -2 0 0 1 2 -2 -2 1 2 3 2 2 1 0 -1 -1 -1 -2 -2 0
Low °C
1 3 -2 -4 -1 -1 -2 -3 -3 0 1 0 -3 -3 -3 2 3 2 1 0 0 -1 -1 -2 -3 -3 -1
Chill °C
-5 -5 -3 -11 -8 -5 -11 -10 -7 -8 -6 -5 -8 -8 -8 -6 -5 -5 -7 -5 -6 -7 -6 -4 -6 -6 -4
Freezing level m
1200 1550 1650 350 900 1050 750 650 650 1100 1100 1100 700 600 750 1250 1500 1350 1250 1150 1000 850 850 750 550 550 1050
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-4-2-2-5-4-3-9-9-5-5-5-4-8-8-4-2-2-3-4-5-5-7-7-7-8-8-6334-213-2-20012-2-21232210-1-1-1-2-2091010489547788548999877555336
Sunrise
11:03 - - 11:03 - - 11:06 - - 11:07 - - 11:08 - - 11:10 - - 11:11 - - 11:11 - - 11:12 - -
Sunset
- 3:03 - - 3:03 - - 3:03 - - 3:03 - - 3:02 - - 3:02 - - 3:02 - - 3:02 - - 3:03 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Bardarbunga at the specific elevation of 1000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Bardarbunga. 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
Hjardarnes Horna
116 km ESE
7m alt.
2 hours ago
n/a° C
moderate rain
Moderate rain .
37
Fresh winds from the ESE
(37 kph at 110).
Mid: few
High: broken
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
6° C
clear
-
6
Light winds from the SSW.(Wind varies from 100 to 270 degs)
(6 kph at 210).
Low: few
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
5.5° C
cloudy
No report.
6
Light winds from the SW
(6 kph at 230).
40 km
Mid: overcast
SHIP3485
122 km ESE
3m alt.
4 hours ago
Grimsstadir
130 km NNE
386m alt.
2 hours ago
3.7° C
rain showers
Rain showers.
44
Strong winds from the SE
(44 kph at 180).
50 km
Mid: overcast

* 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 Bardarbunga and within an acceptable time window.