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Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Tue night, min -6°C on Mon afternoon). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the ESE on Tue night, fresh winds from the ENE by Thu morning).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Thu afternoon, min -9°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NE on Fri morning, calm by Sat night).

(Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Mon night, min -7°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Sun afternoon, gales from the SSE by Mon night).

Sunday
20
Monday
21
Tuesday
22
Wed
23
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
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
cloudy
Wind km/h
40 SE40
60 SE60
70 ESE70
95 ESE95
90 ESE90
85 ESE85
75 E75
75 ENE75
55 ENE55
40 ENE40
55 ENE55
60 NE60
55 NE55
25 ENE25
10 S10
20 SW20
15 SW15
30 NE30
10 NNE10
20 SSW20
45 S45
35 SSW35
65 SSE65
30 SSW30
40 SW40
40 SW40
25 WNW25
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 5 3 3 13 1 2 5 6 2 8 2 2 1 - - 6 1 - - 1 1 4 4 3 1 -
High °C
-6 -5 -5 -4 -2 -3 -4 -4 -4 -3 -3 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6 -7 -7 -7 -6 -6 -4 1 -1 -4 -5 -6
Low °C
-6 -5 -5 -5 -3 -4 -4 -5 -4 -4 -4 -6 -6 -6 -6 -7 -9 -8 -7 -6 -7 -5 -2 -2 -5 -7 -7
Chill °C
-16 -15 -16 -16 -13 -14 -15 -15 -14 -11 -13 -17 -17 -15 -11 -13 -14 -14 -11 -11 -16 -11 -7 -8 -13 -14 -13
Freezing level m
950 1250 1300 1200 1600 1300 1050 1050 1250 1350 1200 600 650 900 800 950 750 550 650 750 800 900 1550 1800 1350 1050 800
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
- - 8:00 - - 8:03 - - 8:06 - - 8:10 - - 8:12 - - 8:15 - - 8:18 - - 8:22 - - 8:25
Sunset
5:52 - - 5:49 - - 5:45 - - 5:42 - - 5:38 - - 5:35 - - 5:31 - - 5:28 - - 5:24 - -

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Bárðarbunga is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Tue night, min -6°C on Mon afternoon)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the ESE on Tue night, fresh winds from the ENE by Thu morning).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Thu afternoon, min -9°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (near gales from the NE on Fri morning, calm by Sat night).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Mon night, min -7°C on Sun afternoon)Winds increasing (calm on Sun afternoon, gales from the SSE by Mon night).

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
Sandbudir
40 km NW
821m alt.
2 hours ago
-0.7° C
No report.
35
Fresh winds from the NE
(35 kph at 50).
Kirkjubaejarklaustu
98 km S
38m alt.
2 hours ago
8.6° C
-
28
Moderate winds from the E
(28 kph at 100).
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
5° C
light rain
Drizzle
6
Light winds from the W.(Wind varies from 220 to 320 degs)
(6 kph at 270).
Low: overcast
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
4.8° C
cloudy
No report.
6
Light winds from the SE
(6 kph at 160).
40 km
Mid: overcast
SHIP3730
122 km ESE
3m alt.
2 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.