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Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sat morning, min -8°C on Thu afternoon). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WSW on Thu morning, light winds from the SE by Fri afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun morning, min -7°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Fri afternoon, min -6°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, gales from the ESE by Thu night).

Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
Friday
31
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
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
80 WSW80
85 WSW85
80 WSW80
40 WSW40
15 SSW15
40 ESE40
25 ESE25
35 SSW35
15 SE15
10 SW10
10 SSE10
20 SSE20
15 S15
10 ESE10
20 ENE20
20 ENE20
15 NE15
20 NE20
5 ENE5
10 SW10
10 SW10
10 SE10
30 SE30
50 ESE50
25 ESE25
30 SE30
50 SSW50
mod. snow mod. snow mod. snow snow shwrs some clouds light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds clear clear some clouds cloudy snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
6 6 8 1 - 4 2 1 1 2 - - - - - - - 2 - - - - - 1 1 4 5
High °C
-6 -7 -7 -6 -5 -3 1 1 -1 -2 -5 -5 -6 -5 -5 -7 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -4 -2 0 1 2 1
Low °C
-7 -8 -8 -7 -7 -5 -4 -2 -4 -5 -5 -6 -6 -5 -7 -7 -7 -6 -5 -5 -6 -4 -2 -1 0 1 -1
Chill °C
-19 -20 -20 -14 -10 -11 -4 -5 -9 -6 -10 -12 -12 -9 -11 -14 -12 -9 -5 -9 -9 -8 -9 -9 -5 -4 -7
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 650 0 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 150 500 500 750 450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
10:22 - - 10:18 - - 10:15 - - 10:12 - - 10:10 - - 10:07 - - 10:03 - - 10:00 - - 9:57 - -
Sunset
- 4:22 - - 4:24 - - 4:28 - - 4:31 - - 4:35 - - 4:38 - - 4:42 - - 4:45 - - 4:49 -

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Bárðarbunga is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sat morning, min -8°C on Thu afternoon)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WSW on Thu morning, light winds from the SE by Fri afternoon).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snowTemperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun morning, min -7°C on Mon night)Wind will be generally light.

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Fri afternoon, min -6°C on Wed night)Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, gales from the ESE by Thu night).

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
Kirkjubaejarklaustu
98 km S
38m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.3° C
-
41
Strong winds from the WSW
(41 kph at 240).
Hjardarnes Horna
116 km ESE
7m alt.
47 minutes ago
1° C
partially cloudy
Haze dry and partly cloudy.
35
Fresh winds from the SW
(35 kph at 220).
Mid: scattered
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
47 minutes ago
-1° C
light snow
Light snow.
24
Moderate winds from the N
(24 kph at 1).
Low: overcast
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
-0.2° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the WSW
(20 kph at 250).
45 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
ASCATB343E64N
130 km SSE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
69
Gales from the WSW
(69 kph at 257).
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* 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.