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Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Fri night, min -15°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Sat night, strong winds from the SSE by Sun night).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Mon night, min -15°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ESE on Mon night, light winds from the ESE by Wed afternoon).

(Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Sun afternoon, min -15°C on Sat afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Sat night, near gales from the S by Sun afternoon).

Friday
31
Saturday
1
Sun
2
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
moderate snow
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
Wind km/h
40 SSE40
25 SE25
40 S40
15 SE15
35 SE35
30 SW30
45 S45
35 S35
35 SE35
50 ESE50
30 ESE30
30 E30
25 ENE25
20 E20
10 ESE10
10 SE10
25 ESE25
20 E20
15 ESE15
35 E35
45 E45
45 ENE45
30 NE30
25 NNE25
10 N10
25 SW25
50 SSW50
mod. snow some clouds light snow snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy light snow mod. snow light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
7 - 4 5 - 1 - 2 - - - - 1 - - - - - - - 4 9 2 2 1 - 1
High °C
-9 -9 -10 -11 -12 -13 -14 -13 -14 -13 -13 -13 -13 -14 -15 -14 -14 -14 -13 -13 -12 -12 -14 -15 -15 -13 -11
Low °C
-10 -9 -11 -12 -12 -14 -15 -14 -14 -14 -13 -14 -14 -14 -15 -15 -14 -14 -14 -13 -12 -14 -14 -15 -15 -14 -13
Chill °C
-20 -17 -21 -18 -23 -24 -27 -24 -25 -26 -24 -23 -23 -23 -20 -21 -24 -23 -20 -24 -24 -25 -25 -26 -22 -24 -24
Freezing level m
0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
- 10:15 - - 10:12 - - 10:10 - - 10:07 - - 10:03 - - 10:00 - - 9:57 - - 9:55 - - 9:52 -
Sunset
- - 4:28 - - 4:31 - - 4:35 - - 4:38 - - 4:42 - - 4:45 - - 4:49 - - 4:52 - - 4:55

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Bárðarbunga is: A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat nightTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Fri night, min -15°C on Sun night)Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Sat night, strong winds from the SSE by Sun night).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snowExtremely cold (max -13°C on Mon night, min -15°C on Wed afternoon)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ESE on Mon night, light winds from the ESE by Wed afternoon).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoonExtremely cold (max -11°C on Sun afternoon, min -15°C on Sat afternoon)Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Sat night, near gales from the S by Sun afternoon).

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
Kirkjubaejarklaustu
98 km S
38m alt.
2 hours ago
2.4° C
-
31
Fresh winds from the ENE
(31 kph at 70).
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
-2° C
light snow
Light snow.
15
Light winds from the NW.(Wind varies from 270 to 330 degs)
(15 kph at 310).
Low: overcast
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
-2.2° C
light snow
Intermittent light snow.
6
Light winds from the SSE
(6 kph at 140).
45 km
Mid: overcast
SHIP846
122 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Grimsstadir
130 km NNE
386m alt.
2 hours ago
-5.9° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the ESE
(6 kph at 110).
50 km

* 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.