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– Lat/Long: 64.63° N 17.53° W

IcBárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

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Issued: 5 am Thu 18 Apr Local Time
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Days 1–3 Weather Summary

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sat night, min -12°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the WNW on Thu morning, severe gales from the SSW by Sat night).

Days 4–6 Weather Summary

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Mon morning, min -4°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Sun morning, light winds from the WNW by Mon night).

Days 7–9 Weather Summary

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Wed afternoon, min -5°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 10–12 Weather Summary

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Tue morning, min -4°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
29
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part cloud
cloud
snow showers
clear
cloud
light snow
cloud
part cloud
snow showers
mod snow
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
part cloud
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
part cloud
clear
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cloud
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part cloud
clear
part cloud
clear
clear
cloud
part cloud
some clouds
cloudy
snow shwrs
clear
cloudy
light snow
cloudy
some clouds
snow shwrs
mod. snow
snow shwrs
clear
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some clouds
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
some clouds
clear
some clouds
some clouds
cloudy
some clouds
some clouds
clear
some clouds
clear
clear
cloudy
some clouds
 km/h
20
WNW
25
W
25
WNW
25
W
35
WSW
50
SW
55
SW
70
SSW
80
SSW
70
SSW
65
WSW
30
W
20
WNW
15
WNW
10
WNW
15
NW
15
NW
15
NW
10
NW
10
NW
5
W
10
WSW
15
SW
20
SW
15
WSW
10
W
10
SW
15
SW
20
SW
10
SSW
10
SW
10
W
5
NNW
5
WNW
10
WNW
10
N
Wave Height Map
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T iceland.wind.42.cc23
T iceland.wind.66.cc23
T iceland.wind.90.cc23
T iceland.wind.114.cc23
T iceland.wind.138.cc23
T iceland.wind.162.cc23
T iceland.wind.186.cc23
T iceland.wind.210.cc23
T iceland.wind.234.cc23
T iceland.wind.258.cc23
T iceland.wind.282.cc23
 cm 
2.0
2.0
4
9
1.0
 mm 
max°C
-10
-11
-11
-8
-6
-2
-1
-1
0
-3
-3
-1
1
1
1
0
0
1
1
2
1
0
-1
-3
-3
-3
-4
-3
-3
-4
-2
-2
-3
-2
-2
-2
min°C
-11
-11
-12
-10
-7
-5
-1
-1
-1
-3
-4
-4
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
-2
-4
-4
-3
-5
-3
-3
-4
-3
-3
-3
-2
-2
-2
chill°C 
-19
-20
-22
-19
-16
-15
-10
-11
-11
-14
-13
-12
-5
-3
-4
-4
-5
-4
-2
-2
-3
-3
-7
-10
-10
-7
-8
-8
-9
-8
-6
-7
-6
-4
-5
-5
Freezing level (m
100
400
0
0
500
1050
1700
1550
1550
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550
2100
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2100
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2200
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1200
1200
1350
1000
1300
1400
1100
1350
1550
1100
1350
1500
1250
Cloud base (m)
750
750
800
5350
2550
800
750
750
750
800
800
9400
9300
9050
5850
5700
9450
950
800
800
800
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800
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9400
1600
Sea lvl1000m2000m3000m4000m5000m
-11-11-12-9-7-4-1-1-1-3-4-31110011210-2-4-4-3-5-3-3-4-3-3-3-2-2-2-9-7-10-8-6-21010-5-323332344331-2-2-1-3-1-1-2-10-2-10-1-2-1-5-214767621786886997874553663663664
Sunrise
5:22
5:18
5:13
5:11
5:07
5:03
5:00
4:56
4:52
4:48
4:46
4:41
Sunset
8:58
9:00
9:04
9:07
9:10
9:14
9:16
9:21
9:23
9:27
9:30
9:34

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Bárðarbunga is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sat night, min -12°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the WNW on Thu morning, severe gales from the SSW by Sat night).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Mon morning, min -4°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Sun morning, light winds from the WNW by Mon night).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Wed afternoon, min -5°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

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.WeatherWindGusts
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Jokulheimar
48 km SSW
727m alt.
2 hours ago
-1° C
No report.
15
Light winds from the W
(15 kph at 280).
Jökulsárlón
87 km SE
17m alt.
2 hours ago
2° C
-
15
Light winds from the E
(15 kph at 81).
20
98 km S
120m alt.
2 hours ago
3° C
-
19
Light winds from the WNW
(19 kph at 290).
Hofn
118 km ESE
5m alt.
2 hours ago
2° C
-
17
Light winds from the ESE
(17 kph at 110).
118 km NW
211m alt.
3 hours ago
0° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
10.0 km
Low: few
Mid: 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.