Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Fri afternoon, min -9°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SE on Fri afternoon, light winds from the SSE by Sun night).

Days 3-6 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Mon night, min -9°C on Thu afternoon). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the ESE on Mon night, moderate winds from the E by Wed night).

Days 6-9 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Thu night, min -14°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ESE on Thu night, calm by Mon morning).

Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sun
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
partially cloudy
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
Wind km/h
55 SSE55
75 SSE75
55 SSE55
55 SSE55
30 ESE30
45 ESE45
30 ESE30
40 ESE40
35 SSE35
50 SE50
105 ESE105
50 SE50
70 SE70
55 ESE55
30 E30
30 ESE30
30 E30
30 ENE30
30 E30
40 E40
45 E45
45 E45
40 NE40
45 ENE45
40 ENE40
20 ENE20
40 NNE40
some clouds heavy snow light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow mod. snow heavy snow light snow some clouds snow shwrs mod. snow light snow some clouds light snow snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds clear snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 18 3 2 8 2 6 17 1 - 9 10 3 - 1 1 - 1 4 4 - - 2 1 - - 1
High °C
-4 -4 -8 -9 -8 -7 -6 -6 -8 -7 -4 -6 -6 -6 -7 -7 -7 -8 -8 -7 -8 -8 -9 -12 -12 -11 -11
Low °C
-5 -8 -9 -9 -9 -7 -7 -9 -8 -8 -6 -6 -6 -7 -7 -7 -8 -8 -9 -8 -8 -9 -12 -13 -12 -12 -12
Chill °C
-14 -15 -19 -21 -19 -17 -15 -16 -18 -19 -17 -16 -18 -17 -16 -16 -16 -17 -18 -17 -18 -18 -20 -24 -23 -20 -22
Freezing level m
950 1150 800 700 400 700 800 900 800 700 1150 1050 1100 850 900 800 850 600 500 800 800 500 450 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-4-4-8-9-8-7-6-6-8-7-4-6-6-6-7-7-7-8-8-7-8-8-9-12-12-11-11-2-1-5-5-5-4-4-3-4-5-2-3-3-3-4-4-3-5-6-4-5-6-6-10-10-10-1056211233215443223102200-3-4-5-4
Sunrise
- - 11:06 - - 11:07 - - 11:08 - - 11:10 - - 11:11 - - 11:11 - - 11:12 - - 11:12 - - 11:12
Sunset
3:03 - - 3:03 - - 3:03 - - 3:02 - - 3:02 - - 3:02 - - 3:02 - - 3:03 - - 3:03 - -

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
7° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
11
Light winds from the SSW.(Wind varies from 170 to 280 degs)
(11 kph at 210).
Low: broken
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
3.0° C
cloudy
No report.
9
Light winds from the W
(9 kph at 270).
40 km
Mid: overcast
SHIP2976
122 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Grimsstadir
130 km NNE
386m alt.
2 hours ago
4.1° C
partially cloudy
No report.
17
Light winds from the SE
(17 kph at 160).
>70 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Egilsstadir Airport
164 km ENE
38m alt.
1 hour ago
8° C
light rain
Light rain .
24
Moderate winds from the S
(24 kph at 170).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
High: overcast

* 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.