Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 23mm), mostly on Fri night. Becoming colder with a light covering of snow ,mostly falling on Sat night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Fri afternoon, min -1°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (gales from the SE on Fri night, light winds from the S by Sun night).

Days 3-6 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

Mild with light rain (total 5mm) on Tue morning Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Tue morning, min -2°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the E on Mon night, calm by Tue night).

Days 6-9 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Thu afternoon, min -5°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the ENE on Thu night, calm by Fri night).

Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
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 night
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
light rain
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
partially cloudy
moderate snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
40 S40
55 SSE55
50 SSE50
40 SSE40
35 SSE35
25 E25
40 E40
15 SE15
10 SSE10
30 SSE30
35 ESE35
75 E75
50 E50
35 E35
15 N15
10 SE10
5 E5
10 SE10
20 E20
20 ENE20
25 ENE25
15 E15
10 SE10
5 SSW5
10 NE10
10 NE10
10 E10
some clouds some clouds rain shwrs light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow light rain snow shwrs some clouds some clouds rain shwrs light rain some clouds mod. snow some clouds some clouds light snow clear some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds clear some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - 16 - - - 3 4 - - - 1 3 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 1 1 3 1 - 3 - - - - - 6 - - 1 - - - - - - - - -
High °C
1 5 5 2 1 1 3 3 2 2 2 3 4 3 2 2 2 2 -2 0 0 -4 -3 -2 -3 -4 -4
Low °C
1 3 2 1 0 -1 2 3 0 2 1 2 3 3 1 2 2 0 -2 -1 -3 -4 -4 -3 -3 -4 -5
Chill °C
-6 -2 -2 -5 -6 -6 -3 -1 0 -4 -5 -6 -3 -3 -4 -1 2 0 -7 -6 -6 -10 -6 -4 -7 -8 -7
Freezing level m
600 950 1100 800 600 350 750 1000 700 750 750 850 1000 1050 750 750 800 800 200 350 350 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-5-4-4-8-10-8-6-6-7-8-7-6-6-6-7-7-7-7-9-8-9-10-10-8-8-10-10-4-1-1-5-6-5-3-3-4-5-4-3-3-3-4-4-4-4-7-6-6-9-8-8-8-9-9155211332223432222-200-4-3-2-3-4-4
Sunrise
11:03 - - 11:06 - - 11:07 - - 11:08 - - 11:10 - - 11:11 - - 11:11 - - 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 500 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
Hjardarnes Horna
116 km ESE
7m alt.
1 hour ago
n/a° C
light rain
Light rain .
13
Light winds from the ESE
(13 kph at 110).
Mid: few
High: scattered
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
2° C
clear
-
11
Light winds from the WSW
(11 kph at 240).
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
3 hours ago
2.3° C
partially cloudy
No report.
15
Light winds from the SSE
(15 kph at 140).
50 km
Mid: few
SHIP1257
122 km ESE
3m alt.
2 hours ago
Grimsstadir
130 km NNE
386m alt.
3 hours ago
2.0° C
clear
No report.
13
Light winds from the SW
(13 kph at 230).
70 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.