Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Thu afternoon, min -10°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SSW on Fri night, moderate winds from the SSE by Sun morning).

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Wed afternoon, min -10°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, fresh winds from the SSE by Wed afternoon).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed night, min -13°C on Fri afternoon). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SSE on Wed night, fresh winds from the S by Fri morning).

Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Sat
27
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
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
cloudy
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
Wind km/h
65 SSW65
75 S75
80 SSE80
70 S70
75 SSW75
65 SW65
60 SW60
75 WSW75
25 SSW25
20 SE20
20 ENE20
15 ENE15
15 SSW15
10 S10
10 ESE10
5 SSE5
15 SE15
25 SSE25
35 SSE35
75 SSE75
75 SSE75
70 SSE70
65 S65
30 S30
50 WSW50
65 W65
70 WSW70
some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs cloudy cloudy light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs clear clear some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow some clouds mod. snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 3 1 5 2 4 4 3 - - 2 2 2 1 - - - - - - - - 6 4 - 6 3
High °C
0 0 0 -2 -3 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -8 -7 -7 -5 -1 0 -2 -4 -6 -9 -12 -11 -9
Low °C
-1 -2 -1 -4 -8 -9 -9 -10 -9 -9 -10 -10 -9 -10 -9 -7 -9 -7 -3 0 -2 -5 -9 -12 -13 -13 -10
Chill °C
-10 -10 -10 -12 -14 -21 -21 -22 -18 -16 -16 -14 -15 -15 -12 -10 -12 -13 -10 -9 -12 -15 -18 -18 -25 -25 -22
Freezing level m
1350 1750 2100 1650 900 550 700 550 550 850 500 550 800 300 450 900 400 700 1500 2050 1650 1350 950 700 150 150 400
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
000-2-3-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-8-7-7-5-10-2-4-6-9-12-11-92221-2-5-5-6-5-5-6-6-5-6-5-4-5-2221-1-3-5-9-8-6888741111211212314897641-2-11
Sunrise
- - 5:22 - - 5:18 - - 5:15 - - 5:11 - - 5:07 - - 5:05 - - 5:01 - - 4:56 - - 4:54
Sunset
8:53 - - 8:57 - - 9:00 - - 9:04 - - 9:07 - - 9:09 - - 9:13 - - 9:16 - - 9:20 - -

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoonTemperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Thu afternoon, min -10°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SSW on Fri night, moderate winds from the SSE by Sun morning)

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Wed afternoon, min -10°C on Sun night)Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, fresh winds from the SSE by Wed afternoon)

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morningTemperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed night, min -13°C on Fri afternoon)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SSE on Wed night, fresh winds from the S by Fri morning)

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
Kirkjubaejarklaustu
98 km S
38m alt.
41 minutes ago
8.6° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the SE
(24 kph at 160).
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
41 minutes ago
10° C
clear
-
33
Fresh winds from the S
(33 kph at 170).
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
41 minutes ago
10.0° C
cloudy
No report.
22
Moderate winds from the SSE
(22 kph at 130).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
SHIP1295
122 km ESE
3m alt.
2 hours ago
Grimsstadir
130 km NNE
386m alt.
2 hours ago
8.3° C
partially cloudy
No report.
17
Light winds from the SW
(17 kph at 230).
70 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.