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Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

Issued: 11pm Mon 25 May Local Time
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Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu afternoon, min -6°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (gales from the SW on Wed afternoon, fresh winds from the S by Thu afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

Light rain (total 6mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Thu night, min -4°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSE on Thu night, moderate winds from the S by Sun afternoon).

(Days 6-9):

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Tue afternoon, min -5°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Tue morning, strong winds from the WSW by Wed morning).

Monday
1
Tuesday
2
Wed
3
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
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate rain
partially cloudy
cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
Wind km/h
55 SSW55
40 W40
50 WSW50
40 WSW40
60 SW60
65 SW65
55 SW55
40 SSW40
35 SSW35
30 SSE30
45 SSE45
35 SSE35
35 SSE35
45 S45
45 S45
45 S45
35 S35
30 SSW30
10 SSE10
10 ESE10
15 NE15
15 NE15
5 ENE5
10 W10
35 SW35
30 WSW30
35 W35
snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow light snow cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds mod. rain some clouds cloudy snow shwrs some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy light snow cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - 6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
11 5 2 2 1 - - - - - - - 1 - - 1 - - - - 1 - - - - - -
High °C
-3 -4 -4 -4 -3 -2 0 0 3 4 2 2 1 -1 -2 -3 -3 -3 -4 -1 -1 0 2 4 2 3 4
Low °C
-4 -4 -5 -6 -4 -3 -2 -1 1 3 2 1 0 -1 -2 -4 -3 -3 -5 -2 -1 -1 1 3 0 3 4
Chill °C
-12 -13 -14 -14 -13 -12 -8 -7 -3 -1 -5 -4 -6 -9 -10 -12 -11 -11 -9 -4 -5 -4 1 0 -4 -3 -2
Freezing level m
950 900 800 600 850 1050 1300 1300 1900 2250 2300 2350 1700 1300 1100 1000 1000 1050 750 1100 1350 1400 1700 2150 1850 2450 2700
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-6-7-7-6-4-3-1-21111-1-3-4-5-6-6-6-3-3-202123-3-4-4-4-3-20034221-1-2-3-3-3-4-1-1024234432234669108886544426569119911
Sunrise
- 3:11 - - 3:08 - - 3:04 - - 3:01 - - 3:00 - - 2:57 - - 2:54 - - 2:50 - - 2:48 -
Sunset
- - 11:05 - - 11:07 - - 11:10 - - 11:14 - - 11:17 - - 11:21 - - 11:23 - - 11:27 - - 11:30

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Bárðarbunga is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu afternoon, min -6°C on Tue night)Winds decreasing (gales from the SW on Wed afternoon, fresh winds from the S by Thu afternoon).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 3-6):

Light rain (total 6mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Fri nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Thu night, min -4°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSE on Thu night, moderate winds from the S by Sun afternoon).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 6-9):

A dusting of new snowFreeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Tue afternoon, min -5°C on Sun night)Winds increasing (calm on Tue morning, strong winds from the WSW by Wed 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.
45 minutes ago
7.3° C
-
48
Strong winds from the WSW
(48 kph at 250).
SHIP6372
111 km SSE
-m alt.
45 minutes ago
7.6° C
-
72
Gales from the SW
(72 kph at 230).
10 km
Mid: overcast
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
45 minutes ago
6° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
7
Light winds from the SSE.(Wind varies from 130 to 270 degs)
(7 kph at 160).
Low: scattered
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
45 minutes ago
6.8° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 130).
70 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Burfell
122 km SW
248m alt.
45 minutes ago
4.9° C
No report.
33
Fresh winds from the SW
(33 kph at 220).

* 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.