Bardarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Bardarbunga Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Sun afternoon giving way to a moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Sat morning, min -5°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SW on Fri night, stormy winds from the WSW by Mon morning).

Days 3-6 Bardarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu afternoon, min -8°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the W on Mon night, light winds from the W by Thu morning).

Days 6-9 Bardarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu afternoon, min -4°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Thu night, near gales from the WSW by Sat morning).

Thursday
28
Friday
29
Saturday
30
Sun
1
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
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
Wind km/h
55 WSW55
30 WSW30
25 SSW25
45 SSW45
40 WSW40
30 SW30
30 S30
80 S80
90 WSW90
65 SW65
75 SW75
65 SW65
65 WSW65
40 SW40
30 SSW30
20 SSW20
15 W15
10 W10
20 WSW20
20 SSW20
30 SSE30
35 SSW35
35 SW35
50 WSW50
50 WSW50
20 SW20
25 SSW25
clear some clouds some clouds light rain some clouds some clouds light rain heavy snow snow shwrs snow shwrs heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds mod. snow snow shwrs clear clear clear some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow cloudy snow shwrs mod. snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - 3 - - 5 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - 13 4 3 21 3 - - - 6 2 - - - - 2 3 5 - 3 6
High °C
1 2 3 2 2 3 3 3 -5 -4 -3 -6 -4 -3 -1 -1 0 2 3 3 2 -1 -3 -4 -2 1 1
Low °C
0 0 2 2 1 2 3 -5 -5 -4 -8 -7 -4 -4 -2 -1 -1 1 3 2 0 -2 -4 -4 -3 -2 0
Chill °C
-7 -4 -3 -5 -5 -2 -3 -5 -17 -15 -13 -18 -15 -12 -7 -7 -3 -2 -1 -1 -4 -8 -11 -14 -10 -4 -5
Freezing level m
2200 2300 2600 2500 2400 2550 2650 2050 1050 1350 950 850 1200 1100 1450 1800 1900 2250 2650 3000 2450 1700 1250 1350 1400 1650 2150
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
12322333-5-4-3-6-4-3-1-102332-1-3-4-2115788788712312245579864333561213141414141414799798111212141514131199101212
Sunrise
- - 2:24 - - 2:25 - - 2:26 - - 2:27 - - 2:28 - - 2:29 - - 2:31 - - 2:32 - - 2:34
Sunset
11:59 - - 11:59 - - 11:59 - - 11:58 - - 11:57 - - 11:55 - - 11:54 - - 11:53 - - 11:52 - -

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.
2 hours ago
10° C
partially cloudy
Haze dry and partly cloudy.
24
Moderate winds from the SW
(24 kph at 230).
Mid: broken
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
16° C
clear
-
26
Moderate winds from the S.(Wind varies from 160 to 230 degs)
(26 kph at 190).
Low: few
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
3 hours ago
17.1° C
-
15
Light winds from the SW
(15 kph at 230).
55 km
Mid: scattered
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
121 km ESE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
10.0° C
Patches of shallow fog.
31
Fresh winds from the SW
(31 kph at 230).
70 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
SHIP8785
122 km ESE
3m alt.
4 hours ago

* 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.