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Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Tue night, min -8°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the ESE on Tue night, light winds from the E by Fri afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Mon afternoon, min -6°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Fri night, near gales from the SSW by Mon afternoon).

(Days 6-9):

Moderate rain (total 12mm) on Mon night. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Mon night, min -17°C on Thu afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the E on Tue afternoon, near gales from the ENE by Wed night).

Tuesday
22
Wednesday
23
Thu
24
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
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
moderate rain
light rain
moderate snow
heavy snow
light snow
cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
75 ESE75
70 E70
55 E55
50 ENE50
40 ENE40
40 ENE40
30 ENE30
25 E25
15 E15
10 ENE10
5 WNW5
10 WSW10
10 WSW10
10 NW10
10 W10
20 SSW20
35 SSW35
50 SSW50
45 SSW45
40 SW40
5 E5
45 ENE45
30 ENE30
20 ENE20
45 NE45
50 NE50
35 NE35
mod. snow light snow some clouds cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow light snow mod. rain light rain mod. snow heavy snow light snow cloudy snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9 3 - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
7 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 2 - - 8 18 1 - 2 1 -
High °C
0 -1 -4 -3 -6 -6 -6 -7 -5 -2 -2 -3 -5 -3 -2 -2 -2 1 4 4 1 -4 -10 -11 -12 -14 -16
Low °C
-1 -2 -4 -4 -6 -6 -8 -8 -6 -4 -3 -5 -6 -4 -3 -6 -4 -2 2 3 -2 -9 -11 -13 -14 -15 -17
Chill °C
-9 -11 -14 -12 -16 -15 -15 -14 -11 -4 -4 -7 -9 -6 -4 -6 -10 -7 -2 -2 -1 -13 -20 -20 -25 -27 -28
Freezing level m
1400 1250 800 750 500 450 350 0 450 750 950 900 550 850 1000 1000 900 1200 2150 2250 1650 450 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-3-4-4-4-6-6-7-7-6-4-4-5-6-5-5-5-5-121-2-5-10-12-13-15-160-1-4-3-6-6-6-7-5-2-2-3-5-3-2-2-21441-4-10-11-12-14-166522000-10332133347101062-4-5-6-8-9
Sunrise
- 8:03 - - 8:06 - - 8:10 - - 8:12 - - 8:15 - - 8:18 - - 8:22 - - 8:25 - - 8:29 -
Sunset
- - 5:45 - - 5:42 - - 5:38 - - 5:35 - - 5:31 - - 5:28 - - 5:24 - - 5:21 - - 5:17

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Bárðarbunga is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Tue night, min -8°C on Thu night)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the ESE on Tue night, light winds from the E by Fri afternoon).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snowFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Mon afternoon, min -6°C on Sat night)Winds increasing (calm on Fri night, near gales from the SSW by Mon afternoon).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 6-9):

Moderate rain (total 12mm) on Mon night. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Mon night, min -17°C on Thu afternoon)Winds increasing (light winds from the E on Tue afternoon, near gales from the ENE by Wed night).

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
Kirkjubaejarklaustu
98 km S
38m alt.
2 hours ago
9.2° C
-
63
Gales from the E
(63 kph at 80).
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
48 minutes ago
9° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
9
Light winds from the W.(Wind varies from 180 to 290 degs)
(9 kph at 260).
Low: broken
Mid: overcast
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
8.4° C
-
9
Light winds from the W
(9 kph at 260).
40 km
Mid: overcast
Burfell
122 km SW
248m alt.
2 hours ago
9.0° C
No report.
48
Strong winds from the ENE
(48 kph at 70).
SHIP2715
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. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Bárðarbunga and within an acceptable time window.