Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Mon night, min -5°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the ESE on Mon night, moderate winds from the ESE by Wed afternoon).

Days 3-6 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Wed night, min -8°C on Sat afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Tue morning, min -13°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Mon morning, gales from the WSW by Tue night).

Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tue
25
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 PM
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
Wind km/h
35 SSE35
40 SE40
60 ESE60
90 ESE90
60 ESE60
60 SE60
55 SE55
35 SE35
30 ESE30
15 E15
10 ESE10
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
10 SE10
10 ESE10
15 ESE15
15 E15
15 ENE15
20 NNE20
30 N30
20 N20
25 N25
15 N15
15 W15
45 SW45
60 SSW60
55 WSW55
snow shwrs some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow mod. snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow some clouds some clouds light snow light snow mod. snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 - - 13 3 9 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 1 4 - - 4 3 6
High °C
-4 -4 -3 -1 -2 -1 -2 -5 -4 -5 -5 -5 -6 -7 -6 -7 -7 -7 -7 -7 -8 -8 -12 -10 -2 -1 -2
Low °C
-5 -4 -4 -2 -2 -3 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -6 -7 -6 -7 -7 -8 -7 -8 -8 -11 -13 -11 -8 -2 -4
Chill °C
-13 -13 -14 -12 -11 -10 -11 -14 -12 -12 -9 -9 -11 -12 -11 -13 -13 -13 -14 -15 -16 -17 -19 -17 -11 -10 -11
Freezing level m
700 900 900 1200 1150 1350 1050 600 800 600 550 600 550 350 550 350 400 350 400 400 200 50 0 0 550 1200 1100
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-7-7-4-3-5-5-6-7-7-8-8-8-8-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-10-11-13-12-4-3-5-4-4-3-1-2-1-2-5-4-5-5-5-6-7-6-7-7-7-7-7-8-8-12-10-2-1-23335455121110-10-1-1-1-1-1-2-2-6-4454
Sunrise
- 11:08 - - 11:10 - - 11:11 - - 11:11 - - 11:12 - - 11:12 - - 11:12 - - 11:14 - - 11:14 -
Sunset
- - 3:02 - - 3:02 - - 3:02 - - 3:02 - - 3:03 - - 3:03 - - 3:03 - - 3:03 - - 3:04

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Bárðarbunga at the specific elevation of 1500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Bárðarbunga. 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.
54 minutes ago
1° C
clear
-
11
Light winds from the SSE.(Wind varies from 110 to 230 degs)
(11 kph at 150).
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
3 hours ago
2.5° C
partially cloudy
No report.
11
Light winds from the SE
(11 kph at 150).
40 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
SHIP1269
122 km ESE
3m alt.
2 hours ago
Grimsstadir
130 km NNE
386m alt.
3 hours ago
2.7° C
partially cloudy
No report.
17
Light winds from the SSE
(17 kph at 140).
50 km
Egilsstadir Airport
164 km ENE
38m alt.
54 minutes ago
5° C
clear
-
20
Moderate winds from the SE
(20 kph at 140).
Low: few

* 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 Bárðarbunga and within an acceptable time window.