Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sun afternoon, min -1°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NNE on Fri night, calm by Sat night).

Days 3-6 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon afternoon, min -3°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSW on Wed afternoon, calm by Wed night).

Days 6-9 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

Drizzle, on Fri night followed by colder weather and a moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat night.. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Fri night, min -6°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NE on Thu night, near gales from the SSW by Sat morning).

Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
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
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
Wind km/h
10 E10
25 ENE25
30 NNE30
25 N25
15 N15
5 W5
10 SW10
25 SW25
20 SW20
10 SSW10
15 SSW15
15 WSW15
10 WSW10
15 W15
20 SW20
35 S35
40 SSW40
20 SSW20
10 N10
25 NNW25
15 NNW15
10 S10
20 SW20
30 SSW30
50 SSW50
45 SW45
45 WNW45
some clouds light snow cloudy some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow mod. snow cloudy some clouds some clouds light snow some clouds some clouds clear light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 - - - - - - - - 3 7 - - - 2 - - - 2 - - - 2 1 2 10
High °C
1 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 -2 -1 0 -1 0 0 2 0 -2 -2
Low °C
0 0 -1 0 0 -1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 -1 0 -1 -3 -2 0 -2 -1 0 0 -2 -2 -3
Chill °C
-3 -4 -7 -6 -2 -2 -4 -3 -4 -2 -2 -3 -3 -2 -4 -6 -6 -8 -6 -6 -7 -5 -5 -5 -8 -10 -10
Freezing level m
1550 1650 1350 1550 1600 1450 1550 1800 1600 1650 1750 1550 1500 1700 1450 1500 1650 1200 1150 1500 1300 1300 1500 1450 1500 1200 1100
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
5:03 - - 5:05 - - 5:09 - - 5:11 - - 5:15 - - 5:18 - - 5:20 - - 5:24 - - 5:28 - -
Sunset
- 9:22 - - 9:19 - - 9:15 - - 9:12 - - 9:07 - - 9:05 - - 9:00 - - 8:57 - - 8:53 -

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
Hjardarnes Horna
116 km ESE
7m alt.
40 minutes ago
11° C
rain showers
Shower light rain shower.
11
Light winds from the NE
(11 kph at 40).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
40 minutes ago
9° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
17
Light winds from the NNW
(17 kph at 330).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
9.4° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
13
Light winds from the NNW
(13 kph at 330).
45 km
Mid: overcast
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
121 km ESE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
9.8° C
light rain
Intermittent light rain.
17
Light winds from the E
(17 kph at 90).
28 km
Mid: overcast
Grimsstadir
130 km NNE
386m alt.
2 hours ago
8.1° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
9
Light winds from the NNE
(9 kph at 20).
40 km
Mid: overcast

* 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.