Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Thu afternoon, min -3°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Fri morning, fresh winds from the N by Fri night).

Days 3-6 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun afternoon, min -3°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, fresh winds from the SSW by Wed morning).

Days 6-9 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sat afternoon, min -4°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, strong winds from the SW by Sat night).

Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
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
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Wind km/h
25 NNE25
20 NNE20
15 N15
5 E5
10 E10
30 NNE30
25 N25
20 NNW20
10 WSW10
15 SSW15
20 SW20
20 WSW20
5 SW5
5 W5
5 WNW5
5 NW5
15 WSW15
25 SW25
30 SSW30
25 S25
15 NNE15
15 NNE15
5 NE5
10 N10
30 NNW30
30 NNW30
20 WNW20
light snow cloudy some clouds some clouds light snow light snow some clouds some clouds clear light snow light snow some clouds some clouds light snow light snow light snow some clouds snow shwrs light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 - - - 1 3 - - - 2 2 - - 2 4 1 - 1 3 - - - - - - - -
High °C
-2 -1 -1 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -3 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -3 -4 -2 -2
Low °C
-2 -1 -2 -2 -2 -3 -3 -2 -3 -3 -2 -3 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -3 -2 -2 -4 -4 -2 -2
Chill °C
-9 -7 -6 -2 -6 -9 -8 -8 -4 -8 -8 -8 -5 -5 -4 -2 -7 -8 -9 -9 -8 -7 -2 -7 -12 -9 -8
Freezing level m
1750 1800 1750 1600 1750 1300 1500 1600 1450 1550 1650 1500 1550 1700 1650 1600 1750 1450 1700 1700 1450 1550 1650 1350 1300 1450 1550
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
4:58 - - 5:03 - - 5:05 - - 5:09 - - 5:11 - - 5:15 - - 5:18 - - 5:20 - - 5:24 - -
Sunset
- 9:25 - - 9:22 - - 9:19 - - 9:15 - - 9:12 - - 9:07 - - 9:05 - - 9:00 - - 8:57 -

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.
52 minutes ago
13° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
6
Light winds from the WSW
(6 kph at 240).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: broken
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
52 minutes ago
10° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
19
Light winds from the NW
(19 kph at 320).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
52 minutes ago
10.3° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
13
Light winds from the NNW
(13 kph at 340).
50 km
Mid: overcast
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
121 km ESE
10m alt.
52 minutes ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
4
Calm
(4 kph at 990).
20 km
Mid: overcast
Grimsstadir
130 km NNE
386m alt.
52 minutes ago
9.8° C
light rain
Continuous moderate drizzle.
17
Light winds from the N
(17 kph at 360).
26 km
Mid: sky obscured

* 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.