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Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed afternoon, min -2°C on Thu afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ENE on Wed afternoon, calm by Fri night).

(Days 3-6):

Heavy rain (total 20mm), heaviest during Mon morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 9°C on Mon night, min -1°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Sat night, near gales from the SSW by Mon afternoon).

(Days 6-9):

Mild with moderate rain (total 17mm) on Tue afternoon, Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Wed morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Tue afternoon, min -1°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Tue night, near gales from the NE by Fri morning).

Tuesday
22
Wednesday
23
Thursday
24
Fri
25
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
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
moderate rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
moderate rain
light snow
light snow
light snow
rain showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
Wind km/h
45 ENE45
40 ENE40
30 ENE30
30 ENE30
25 ENE25
10 ESE10
5 WSW5
5 SW5
10 WSW10
20 WSW20
10 WSW10
10 W10
15 SW15
25 SSW25
40 SSW40
50 SSW50
40 S40
15 SSE15
30 S30
10 S10
35 ENE35
45 ENE45
30 NE30
30 NE30
45 NE45
45 NE45
50 NE50
some clouds cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy light rain mod. rain light rain light rain light rain light rain mod. rain light snow light snow light snow rain shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 6 4 4 4 5 6 - 3 - 3 - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 1 1 - 1 2 2
High °C
3 2 0 -1 -2 2 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 3 5 7 9 9 7 5 2 2 3 3 1 0 0
Low °C
2 0 0 -2 -2 0 0 -1 -1 1 -1 1 1 1 4 6 7 8 5 3 2 2 1 3 0 -1 0
Chill °C
-4 -5 -7 -8 -9 2 1 1 -3 -3 -3 0 -2 -3 -1 1 5 7 3 0 -4 -5 -2 -3 -6 -8 -8
Freezing level m
900 700 500 400 150 450 800 600 300 850 350 700 900 750 1100 1400 1850 2050 1600 1050 800 800 700 950 700 400 450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 8:06 - - 8:10 - - 8:12 - - 8:15 - - 8:18 - - 8:22 - - 8:25 - - 8:29 - - 8:32
Sunset
5:45 - - 5:42 - - 5:38 - - 5:35 - - 5:31 - - 5:28 - - 5:24 - - 5:21 - - 5:17 - -

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Bárðarbunga is: Mostly dryFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed afternoon, min -2°C on Thu afternoon)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ENE on Wed afternoon, calm by Fri night).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 3-6):

Heavy rain (total 20mm), heaviest during Mon morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 9°C on Mon night, min -1°C on Sat night)Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Sat night, near gales from the SSW by Mon afternoon).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 6-9):

Mild with moderate rain (total 17mm) on Tue afternoon, Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Wed morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Tue afternoon, min -1°C on Thu night)Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Tue night, near gales from the NE by Fri morning).

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
Sandbudir
40 km NW
821m alt.
2 hours ago
1.3° C
No report.
65
Gales from the E
(65 kph at 80).
Jokulheimar
48 km SSW
727m alt.
1 hour ago
4.1° C
No report.
11
Light winds from the SW
(11 kph at 220).
Kirkjubaejarklaustu
98 km S
38m alt.
1 hour ago
6.9° C
-
11
Light winds from the NE
(11 kph at 40).
Hjardarnes Horna
116 km ESE
7m alt.
3 hours ago
7° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
37
Fresh winds from the NNE
(37 kph at 30).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
7° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
7
Light winds from the NNE.(Wind varies from 330 to 130 degs)
(7 kph at 30).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken

* 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.