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Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sat morning, min -15°C on Thu afternoon). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WSW on Thu morning, light winds from the SSE by Fri afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Sun morning, min -13°C on Tue afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Thu night, min -12°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, gales from the ESE by Thu night).

Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
Friday
31
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
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
95 WSW95
95 WSW95
90 WSW90
45 WSW45
20 SW20
40 SE40
25 SE25
40 SSW40
15 SSE15
15 SSW15
20 SSE20
30 SSE30
20 SW20
10 SE10
20 ENE20
25 ENE25
20 NE20
20 ENE20
5 NNE5
10 WSW10
10 WSW10
10 SSE10
35 SE35
50 ESE50
35 SE35
45 SSE45
50 SSW50
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
8 7 10 1 - 6 4 3 2 3 - - - - - - - 3 - - - - - 1 2 9 10
High °C
-14 -14 -13 -12 -10 -8 -5 -5 -7 -9 -11 -11 -12 -11 -11 -12 -11 -11 -11 -11 -10 -9 -7 -5 -6 -5 -6
Low °C
-14 -15 -15 -12 -12 -10 -8 -8 -10 -11 -12 -12 -12 -11 -12 -12 -13 -12 -11 -11 -12 -10 -8 -6 -6 -5 -7
Chill °C
-31 -31 -28 -24 -15 -18 -13 -14 -18 -15 -19 -20 -21 -17 -19 -21 -20 -17 -14 -17 -15 -16 -18 -15 -15 -14 -17
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 650 0 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 150 500 500 750 450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
10:22 - - 10:18 - - 10:15 - - 10:12 - - 10:10 - - 10:07 - - 10:03 - - 10:00 - - 9:57 - -
Sunset
- 4:22 - - 4:24 - - 4:28 - - 4:31 - - 4:35 - - 4:38 - - 4:42 - - 4:45 - - 4:49 -

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Bárðarbunga is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morningTemperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sat morning, min -15°C on Thu afternoon)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WSW on Thu morning, light winds from the SSE by Fri afternoon).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue nightTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Sun morning, min -13°C on Tue afternoon)Wind will be generally light.

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoonTemperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Thu night, min -12°C on Wed night)Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, gales from the ESE by Thu night).

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
Kirkjubaejarklaustu
98 km S
38m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.3° C
-
41
Strong winds from the WSW
(41 kph at 240).
Hjardarnes Horna
116 km ESE
7m alt.
48 minutes ago
1° C
partially cloudy
Haze dry and partly cloudy.
35
Fresh winds from the SW
(35 kph at 220).
Mid: scattered
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
48 minutes ago
-1° C
light snow
Light snow.
24
Moderate winds from the N
(24 kph at 1).
Low: overcast
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
-0.2° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the WSW
(20 kph at 250).
45 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
ASCATB343E64N
130 km SSE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
69
Gales from the WSW
(69 kph at 257).
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* 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.