Bardarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Bardarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Thu morning, min -8°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (strong winds from the SSE on Wed afternoon, extremely windy from the SSE by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Bardarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sat night, min -9°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the S on Sun afternoon, gales from the E by Tue morning).

Days 6-9 Bardarbunga Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Fri night, min -11°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the ENE on Tue afternoon, light winds from the SSW by Thu morning).

Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
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
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
70 SSW70
50 SSE50
50 SSE50
70 SE70
85 SSE85
85 SSW85
60 SSW60
65 SSE65
85 SSE85
65 SSE65
60 SSE60
55 E55
55 E55
30 S30
60 SSE60
50 SSE50
40 SE40
40 ESE40
75 E75
95 ENE95
95 ENE95
70 NE70
55 ENE55
20 ENE20
10 E10
20 WSW20
30 WSW30
snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs mod. snow some clouds snow shwrs mod. snow heavy snow snow shwrs light snow light snow some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow mod. snow light snow some clouds clear clear some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 - - - 5 25 - - 20 8 - 7 6 11 4 2 3 - 1 1 10 6 1 - - - -
High °C
-7 -7 -4 -3 -3 -3 -7 -5 -4 -8 -9 -7 -7 -7 -7 -8 -8 -7 -7 -8 -8 -8 -8 -9 -11 -10 -10
Low °C
-8 -7 -6 -4 -5 -8 -7 -6 -8 -9 -9 -8 -7 -8 -8 -8 -8 -9 -8 -8 -8 -8 -9 -11 -11 -11 -10
Chill °C
-19 -18 -15 -14 -14 -15 -18 -17 -16 -20 -21 -18 -18 -15 -18 -19 -18 -19 -19 -22 -22 -21 -19 -18 -16 -19 -19
Freezing level m
750 850 900 1400 1550 1200 300 800 1100 800 650 600 800 850 950 900 800 450 650 700 600 550 450 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-7-7-4-3-3-3-7-5-4-8-9-7-7-7-7-8-8-7-7-8-8-8-8-9-11-10-10-2-11333-212-1-2-2-1-10-1-1-2-2-2-2-3-4-5-7-6-656791010489545556655545431-200
Sunrise
11:00 - - 11:03 - - 11:03 - - 11:06 - - 11:07 - - 11:08 - - 11:10 - - 11:11 - - 11:11 - -
Sunset
- 3:04 - - 3:03 - - 3:03 - - 3:03 - - 3:03 - - 3:02 - - 3:02 - - 3:02 - - 3:02 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Bardarbunga at the specific elevation of 2000 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.
51 minutes ago
n/a° C
clear
Mist -.
15
Light winds from the ESE
(15 kph at 110).
Mid: few
High: scattered
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
51 minutes ago
5° C
clear
-
17
Light winds from the S
(17 kph at 170).
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
4.9° C
cloudy
No report.
13
Light winds from the SSE
(13 kph at 140).
40 km
Mid: overcast
SHIP1535
122 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Grimsstadir
130 km NNE
386m alt.
2 hours ago
2.6° C
cloudy
No report.
9
Light winds from the SE
(9 kph at 160).
>70 km
Mid: mostly cloudy

* 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.