Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow giving way to moderate rain (total 10mm) heaviest on Sun afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 5°C on Sat morning, min 1°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSW on Thu night, light winds from the SSW by Sun morning).

Days 3-6 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 6mm) on Sun night. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Sun night, min -4°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Mon night, moderate winds from the WSW by Wed night).

Days 6-9 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Fri afternoon, min -2°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Thu morning, near gales from the SSE by Sat morning).

Thursday
28
Friday
29
Sat
30
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
moderate snow
snow showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
Wind km/h
55 SSW55
50 SW50
45 WSW45
25 SW25
25 SSW25
40 SSW40
25 SSW25
20 SSW20
35 SSE35
55 SSW55
65 SW65
60 SSW60
55 SSW55
60 SW60
65 SW65
50 SSW50
35 SW35
30 SW30
25 WSW25
10 W10
10 WSW10
20 SSE20
30 S30
40 S40
35 SSE35
50 SSE50
50 SSE50
snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds light rain rain shwrs rain shwrs light rain mod. snow snow shwrs mod. snow heavy snow light snow some clouds some clouds cloudy some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds light rain light rain
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - 2 2 1 5 6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 1
Snow
Snow cm
2 - - - - - - - - 6 2 6 20 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
3 2 1 4 5 4 4 5 5 4 -1 -1 0 -1 -1 -2 -1 0 -1 3 5 5 5 7 7 6 7
Low °C
1 1 1 1 5 3 3 4 5 -2 -2 -1 -4 -2 -1 -3 -2 0 -2 1 4 5 5 6 6 6 7
Chill °C
-4 -5 -7 -1 0 -2 0 1 0 -3 -10 -10 -8 -10 -11 -11 -8 -7 -8 1 2 1 0 2 2 0 1
Freezing level m
2100 2350 1950 2250 2650 2400 2600 2800 3050 2150 1150 1350 950 1200 1350 1100 1250 1450 1150 1750 2700 3200 3100 3450 3550 3450 3300
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- 2:24 - - 2:24 - - 2:25 - - 2:26 - - 2:27 - - 2:28 - - 2:29 - - 2:31 - - 2:32 -
Sunset
- - 11:59 - - 11:59 - - 11:59 - - 11:58 - - 11:57 - - 11:55 - - 11:54 - - 11:53 - - 11:52

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.
1 hour ago
12° C
clear
-
19
Light winds from the SSE.(Wind varies from 110 to 200 degs)
(19 kph at 160).
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
120 km ESE
10m alt.
1 hour ago
9.2° C
cloudy
Mist
31
Fresh winds from the SW
(31 kph at 230).
15 km
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
11.9° C
cloudy
No report.
17
Light winds from the SSE
(17 kph at 140).
50 km
SHIP9629
122 km ESE
3m alt.
4 hours ago
Grimsstadir
130 km NNE
386m alt.
1 hour ago
9.4° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
9
Light winds from the SSW
(9 kph at 200).
20 km

* 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.