Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Tue night, min -11°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Tue night, calm by Wed night).

Days 3-6 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sun morning, min -18°C on Fri afternoon). Mainly severe gales.

Days 6-9 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun night, min -12°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the E on Tue night, extremely windy from the SE by Wed afternoon).

Sunday
28
Monday
29
Tuesday
30
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
light snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
65 WSW65
65 W65
65 W65
35 W35
40 WSW40
65 SW65
75 W75
25 NW25
5 SW5
5 NE5
20 NW20
35 NW35
45 N45
45 N45
75 N75
25 NE25
25 WSW25
45 SW45
55 SW55
55 SSW55
80 SSE80
55 SW55
70 SSW70
55 SSW55
35 SSE35
55 ESE55
35 E35
light snow mod. snow some clouds some clouds mod. snow mod. snow light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs mod. snow light snow light snow mod. snow snow shwrs clear snow shwrs light snow some clouds light snow heavy snow mod. snow mod. snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
5 8 - - 7 10 4 4 5 5 2 8 5 2 6 2 - 3 1 - 3 17 8 9 1 1 2
High °C
-5 -6 -8 -6 -3 0 -5 -7 -10 -12 -13 -13 -15 -17 -12 -11 -9 -6 -4 -4 -2 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -7
Low °C
-6 -7 -10 -8 -5 -4 -5 -8 -11 -12 -14 -14 -16 -18 -16 -11 -9 -9 -5 -4 -5 -10 -10 -12 -11 -9 -9
Chill °C
-17 -17 -20 -15 -12 -9 -17 -15 -10 -15 -21 -24 -28 -32 -25 -20 -17 -16 -14 -14 -13 -21 -21 -21 -19 -21 -18
Freezing level m
1000 1050 300 0 550 1900 1200 900 200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 450 700 1150 1200 650 550 500 250 650 350
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-5-6-8-6-30-5-7-10-12-13-13-15-17-12-11-9-6-4-4-2-9-9-9-9-9-7-2-3-6-5-31-2-4-8-10-11-10-11-15-10-9-8-6-3-20-6-6-6-6-5-554003753-2-4-5-3-5-8-4-4-20346111011
Sunrise
8:22 - - 8:25 - - 8:29 - - 8:32 - - 8:34 - - 8:37 - - 8:41 - - 8:45 - - 8:48 - -
Sunset
- 5:24 - - 5:21 - - 5:17 - - 5:14 - - 5:10 - - 5:07 - - 5:04 - - 5:00 - - 4:57 -

Issued local time.

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
Hjardarnes Horna
116 km ESE
7m alt.
1 hour ago
3° C
clear
Shower - in the vicinity.
7
Light winds from the W
(7 kph at 280).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: broken
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
4° C
light rain
Drizzle
11
Light winds from the NNW
(11 kph at 330).
Low: broken
Mid: overcast
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
4.2° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 350).
35 km
Mid: overcast
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
121 km ESE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
20 km
SHIP5250
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.