Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Mon morning, min -10°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the WSW on Sat night, light winds from the WSW by Tue morning).

Days 3-6 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Tue night, min -16°C on Fri afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the SW on Tue night, light winds from the WNW by Wed night).

Days 6-9 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sun night, min -16°C on Fri afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Fri night, severe gales from the WSW by Mon morning).

Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Mon
29
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 AM
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
75 WSW75
80 SW80
85 WSW85
55 W55
65 WSW65
45 SW45
55 W55
35 W35
20 WSW20
20 SW20
55 SW55
65 WSW65
60 WSW60
40 WSW40
10 NNE10
20 NE20
20 NNW20
45 NNE45
50 NNE50
35 NNE35
15 NW15
20 W20
35 WSW35
30 SW30
45 SSW45
65 SSW65
75 WSW75
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
13 13 3 7 7 6 7 3 - 3 7 3 4 7 - 1 4 2 1 - - - - - - 3 3
High °C
-4 -7 -9 -8 -6 -2 -2 -4 -3 -1 2 -3 -6 -6 -7 -7 -9 -15 -16 -13 -10 -8 -2 -1 0 2 -9
Low °C
-6 -9 -10 -8 -10 -4 -3 -6 -6 -2 1 -6 -6 -6 -7 -9 -13 -15 -16 -16 -11 -8 -8 -2 -1 -7 -10
Chill °C
-15 -19 -21 -19 -16 -12 -11 -13 -9 -6 -6 -13 -17 -16 -12 -14 -16 -28 -30 -19 -17 -15 -9 -8 -8 -6 -22
Freezing level m
850 450 0 300 0 900 1100 650 450 1100 2000 1050 600 650 450 350 0 0 0 0 0 0 450 1150 1450 1750 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 8:18 - - 8:22 - - 8:25 - - 8:29 - - 8:32 - - 8:34 - - 8:37 - - 8:41 - - 8:45
Sunset
5:31 - - 5:28 - - 5:24 - - 5:21 - - 5:17 - - 5:14 - - 5:10 - - 5:07 - - 5:04 - -

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.
2 hours ago
7° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
48
Strong winds from the SSW
(48 kph at 210).
Low: few
Mid: broken
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
4 hours ago
7.6° C
-
9
Light winds from the SE
(9 kph at 160).
35 km
Mid: scattered
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
120 km ESE
10m alt.
4 hours ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
20 km
SHIP3447
122 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Grimsstadir
130 km NNE
386m alt.
4 hours ago
2.6° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
44
Strong winds from the WSW
(44 kph at 250).
>70 km
Mid: scattered

* 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.