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Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

Issued: 11pm Thu 29 Oct Local Time
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Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Thu night, min -9°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (gales from the SSW on Fri night, calm by Sat night).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Wed afternoon, min -11°C on Mon afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Mon afternoon, stormy winds from the SW by Wed morning).

(Days 6-9):

Light rain (total 9mm) on Thu afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu morning, min -8°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SW on Thu afternoon, light winds from the SSE by Sat morning).

(Days 10-12):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Sat night, min -8°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Sat night, calm by Mon morning).

Thursday
5
Friday
6
Saturday
7
Sunday
8
Monday
9
Tue
10
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partially cloudy
snow showers
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partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
light rain
light snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
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partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
35 SE35
25 SSE25
20 S20
70 SSW70
45 SSW45
35 SSW35
5 SSW5
20 NE20
20 NNE20
25 NNE25
20 N20
20 N20
30 WNW30
35 W35
35 WNW35
15 WSW15
60 SW60
90 SW90
70 SW70
80 SW80
80 SSW80
80 SW80
65 WSW65
35 SW35
35 SSW35
15 SSE15
40 SSE40
20 SSE20
10 E10
15 ENE15
15 NNW15
10 WNW10
10 SSW10
15 S15
10 SE10
10 ESE10
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 2 - 5 3 1 - 1 1 2 - - 1 2 2 - 1 2 - - 3 11 4 1 - 1 2 - - 4 6 - - - - -
High °C
-3 -4 -5 -4 -4 -6 -8 -7 -7 -8 -10 -10 -8 -7 -7 -3 1 2 0 3 3 -5 -7 -7 -7 -3 -3 -4 -4 -5 -6 -6 -5 -4 -4 -4
Low °C
-4 -5 -6 -5 -5 -8 -9 -8 -7 -9 -10 -11 -11 -8 -7 -6 -2 1 -4 3 1 -7 -7 -7 -8 -5 -3 -5 -4 -6 -7 -8 -5 -5 -4 -5
Chill °C
-12 -11 -13 -14 -13 -15 -14 -14 -14 -15 -18 -18 -18 -16 -16 -10 -9 -7 -9 -5 -6 -17 -19 -16 -16 -10 -12 -12 -8 -10 -12 -6 -9 -10 -7 -8
Freezing level m
850 900 500 850 900 600 150 150 400 250 0 0 0 300 400 600 1050 2050 850 2200 2250 600 400 250 200 600 1050 650 800 700 400 0 500 650 700 700
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
- 8:52 - - 8:56 - - 8:59 - - 9:02 - - 9:06 - - 9:08 - - 9:11 - - 9:15 - - 9:18 - - 9:22 - - 9:26 - - 9:29 -
Sunset
- - 4:52 - - 4:50 - - 4:45 - - 4:43 - - 4:39 - - 4:37 - - 4:32 - - 4:30 - - 4:27 - - 4:23 - - 4:20 - - 4:16

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Bárðarbunga is: A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Thu night, min -9°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (gales from the SSW on Fri night, calm by Sat night).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Wed afternoon, min -11°C on Mon afternoon)Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Mon afternoon, stormy winds from the SW by Wed morning).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 6-9):

Light rain (total 9mm) on Thu afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu morning, min -8°C on Fri night)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SW on Thu afternoon, light winds from the SSE by Sat morning).

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
6.1° C
-
26
Moderate winds from the E
(26 kph at 90).
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
38 minutes ago
7° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
13
Light winds from the SSW.(Wind varies from 130 to 230 degs)
(13 kph at 200).
Low: scattered
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
7.2° C
light rain
Drizzle
6
Light winds from the SSE
(6 kph at 140).
40 km
Mid: overcast
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
121 km ESE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
7.9° C
-
35
Fresh winds from the E
(35 kph at 100).
SHIP1437
122 km ESE
3m alt.
3 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.