Bardarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Bardarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Thu morning, min -13°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (gales from the WSW on Fri afternoon, extremely windy from the WSW by Sat morning).

Days 3-6 Bardarbunga Weather Summary:

A light fall of snow, heaviest on Sun night. Turning milder with light rain (total 8mm) on Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Tue morning, min -14°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (strong winds from the W on Sun afternoon, stormy winds from the WSW by Tue morning).

Days 6-9 Bardarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed morning, min -12°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SW on Wed morning, fresh winds from the W by Fri morning).

Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
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
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
clear
snow showers
light snow
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
Wind km/h
75 S75
80 SSE80
80 SSW80
70 WSW70
75 WSW75
65 SSW65
100 SSW100
95 WSW95
105 WSW105
95 WSW95
50 W50
55 W55
75 W75
60 W60
80 W80
95 WSW95
90 WSW90
85 WSW85
90 SW90
85 SW85
60 WSW60
70 WSW70
70 W70
65 WNW65
45 W45
40 WSW40
65 SW65
some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow light snow snow shwrs heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs clear snow shwrs light snow light rain light rain some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow snow shwrs clear some clouds snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 3 3 - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 2 5 9 5 1 18 11 14 3 3 7 - 2 1 - - - - 1 20 3 7 4 - - 1
High °C
0 0 -4 -7 -8 -1 -3 -9 -11 -13 -10 -9 -6 -2 2 3 3 2 1 -1 -3 -11 -11 -10 -8 -6 -4
Low °C
-2 -1 -7 -8 -9 -6 -7 -10 -13 -14 -11 -11 -8 -4 -1 2 2 0 0 -1 -11 -12 -12 -11 -9 -7 -5
Chill °C
-9 -10 -15 -19 -20 -12 -15 -23 -27 -27 -21 -22 -18 -12 -7 -6 -6 -7 -9 -12 -14 -25 -25 -22 -18 -16 -15
Freezing level m
1600 1900 1000 900 600 650 1550 700 250 0 250 200 400 1150 2200 2600 2950 3250 3100 1800 450 300 250 0 0 300 1050
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
00-4-7-8-1-3-9-11-13-10-9-6-223321-1-3-11-11-10-8-6-4541-1-354-2-4-6-4-4-127776552-5-4-5-5-321111764111052032581313121212119222138
Sunrise
8:10 - - 8:12 - - 8:15 - - 8:18 - - 8:22 - - 8:25 - - 8:29 - - 8:32 - - 8:34 - -
Sunset
- 5:38 - - 5:35 - - 5:31 - - 5:28 - - 5:24 - - 5:21 - - 5:17 - - 5:14 - - 5:10 -

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
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
4° C
clear
-
17
Light winds from the S
(17 kph at 170).
Low: few
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
3.8° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
11
Light winds from the SE
(11 kph at 150).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
120 km ESE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
20 km
SHIP5642
122 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Grimsstadir
130 km NNE
386m alt.
2 hours ago
8.8° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 90).
16 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 Bardarbunga and within an acceptable time window.