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Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

Issued: 5am Fri 23 Oct Local Time
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Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Fri morning, min -9°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Fri afternoon, stormy winds from the ENE by Sat night).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Tue morning, min -11°C on Mon afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the NE on Mon afternoon, stormy winds from the ENE by Wed night).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Thu morning, min -8°C on Sat afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the ENE on Thu morning, calm by Sat afternoon).

(Days 10-12):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Mon morning, min -8°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the E on Mon afternoon, light winds from the NE by Tue night).

Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
31
Sunday
1
Monday
2
Tuesday
3
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 night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
Wind km/h
85 ESE85
65 SE65
35 SE35
70 E70
90 ENE90
95 ENE95
80 NE80
55 NE55
45 NNE45
25 NNE25
10 NE10
25 ENE25
45 E45
60 E60
60 E60
65 E65
80 E80
95 ENE95
70 ENE70
60 E60
60 E60
55 ENE55
45 ENE45
25 NE25
5 NNE5
5 W5
5 SE5
20 SE20
30 SE30
40 ESE40
50 E50
90 E90
35 E35
45 ENE45
35 ENE35
20 NE20
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
5 4 - 3 6 14 9 4 6 - - - - - 4 1 1 9 4 4 4 3 3 7 4 4 - - - - 1 6 10 4 2 4
High °C
-6 -6 -7 -7 -7 -6 -6 -7 -8 -9 -10 -6 -4 -4 -5 -6 -6 -6 -5 -5 -5 -6 -6 -6 -7 -7 -8 -7 -7 -6 -4 -5 -4 -5 -4 -5
Low °C
-7 -6 -8 -7 -7 -7 -6 -8 -9 -10 -11 -10 -6 -5 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6 -5 -6 -6 -6 -7 -7 -8 -8 -8 -7 -7 -6 -5 -4 -5 -5 -7
Chill °C
-18 -17 -16 -19 -20 -19 -18 -18 -19 -18 -16 -15 -14 -14 -16 -17 -18 -19 -15 -16 -16 -17 -16 -14 -7 -10 -8 -16 -16 -17 -15 -17 -13 -14 -11 -12
Freezing level m
750 1000 650 850 900 850 850 800 550 250 0 0 400 900 1000 1100 850 950 1100 1150 1000 950 950 900 700 750 650 650 750 650 650 800 1150 1050 950 750
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
8:29 - - 8:33 - - 8:36 - - 8:38 - - 8:41 - - 8:45 - - 8:48 - - 8:52 - - 8:56 - - 8:59 - - 9:02 - - 9:06 - -
Sunset
- 5:16 - - 5:13 - - 5:09 - - 5:07 - - 5:02 - - 5:00 - - 4:55 - - 4:52 - - 4:50 - - 4:45 - - 4:43 - - 4:39 -

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Bárðarbunga is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morningTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Fri morning, min -9°C on Sun night)Winds increasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Fri afternoon, stormy winds from the ENE by Sat night).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Tue morning, min -11°C on Mon afternoon)Winds increasing (light winds from the NE on Mon afternoon, stormy winds from the ENE by Wed night).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morningTemperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Thu morning, min -8°C on Sat afternoon)Winds decreasing (gales from the ENE on Thu morning, calm by Sat afternoon).

This table gives the weather forecast for Bárðarbunga at the specific elevation of 2009 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
lightning 121km WSW of Hofn
95 km S
1m alt.
18 minutes ago
° C
thunderstorm
Thunderstorm
Kirkjubaejarklaustu
98 km S
38m alt.
3 hours ago
4.4° C
-
39
Strong winds from the E
(39 kph at 90).
Hjardarnes Horna
116 km ESE
7m alt.
37 minutes ago
n/a° C
light rain
Light rain .
39
Strong winds from the E
(39 kph at 90).
Mid: few
High: scattered
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
47 minutes ago
5° C
light rain
Drizzle
9
Light winds from the N
(9 kph at 1).
Low: overcast
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
3 hours ago
5.1° C
cloudy
No report.
9
Light winds from the W
(9 kph at 280).
50 km
Mid: overcast

* 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.