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 -2°C on Mon night, min -5°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Sun afternoon, min -8°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Fri morning, fresh winds from the SSE by Sun afternoon).

Days 6-9 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu afternoon, min -8°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Sun night, near gales from the N by Tue night).

Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wed
29
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
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
30 SSW30
20 SSE20
10 S10
5 NW5
10 ENE10
10 ENE10
10 NE10
20 NNE20
20 N20
10 NNE10
10 NNE10
15 NW15
15 N15
10 N10
15 W15
15 SSW15
25 S25
35 SSE35
10 SSE10
10 SSW10
25 SW25
20 SSW20
10 ENE10
25 NNE25
45 NNE45
50 N50
35 NNW35
light snow light snow mod. snow snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs cloudy light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs clear clear some clouds light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs mod. snow some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
4 3 8 1 1 3 2 - 1 - - - 3 - - - 3 4 2 - 3 8 - 1 13 5 2
High °C
-2 -2 -2 -2 -3 -2 -3 -4 -4 -4 -5 -5 -6 -5 -3 -3 -2 -1 -2 -4 -4 -4 -5 -4 -4 -6 -6
Low °C
-2 -2 -2 -3 -3 -2 -5 -4 -4 -5 -5 -5 -8 -7 -4 -4 -4 -2 -4 -4 -4 -7 -6 -4 -6 -6 -6
Chill °C
-9 -8 -6 -4 -7 -5 -7 -10 -10 -10 -9 -10 -12 -9 -8 -8 -9 -8 -7 -9 -11 -11 -12 -11 -12 -16 -15
Freezing level m
1600 1700 1700 1500 1500 1650 1250 1350 1450 1250 1050 1350 800 650 1250 1100 1200 1600 1650 1350 1500 1200 950 1400 1300 1100 1100
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-2-2-2-2-3-2-3-4-4-4-5-5-6-5-3-3-2-1-2-4-4-4-5-4-4-6-61111110-10-1-2-1-3-3-1-201100-1-2-1-1-3-3888778666556445468777556644
Sunrise
- 5:15 - - 5:18 - - 5:20 - - 5:24 - - 5:28 - - 5:31 - - 5:33 - - 5:37 - - 5:39 -
Sunset
- - 9:07 - - 9:05 - - 9:00 - - 8:57 - - 8:53 - - 8:50 - - 8:46 - - 8:43 - - 8:38

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
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
10° C
clear
-
15
Light winds from the S.(Wind varies from 140 to 220 degs)
(15 kph at 170).
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
3 hours ago
11.5° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
6
Light winds from the SSE
(6 kph at 130).
40 km
Mid: overcast
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
121 km ESE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
17
Light winds from the SW
(17 kph at 230).
20 km
Mid: scattered
Grimsstadir
130 km NNE
386m alt.
3 hours ago
8.8° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 90).
16 km
Egilsstadir Airport
164 km ENE
38m alt.
1 hour ago
5° C
clear
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).

* 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.