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IcBárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

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Issued: 11pm Thu 26 Jan Local Time
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Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Becoming milder with light rain (total 8mm) on Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Thu night, min -6°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the WSW on Fri morning, light winds from the WNW by Sun afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Mon night, min -14°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Sun night, near gales from the N by Tue afternoon).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Becoming milder with heavy rain (total 60mm) on Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Wed night, min -6°C on Fri afternoon). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the S on Thu night, severe gales from the S by Sat morning).

(Days 10-12):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Tue night, min -6°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSW on Sat night, moderate winds from the SSW by Sun afternoon).

Thu
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
1
Thursday
2
Friday
3
Saturday
4
Sunday
5
Monday
6
Tue
7
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 night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
moderate rain
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
cloudy
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
cloudy
light snow
light rain
partially cloudy
heavy rain
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
heavy rain
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow mod. rain snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs cloudy some clouds snow shwrs cloudy mod. snow snow shwrs clear cloudy light snow light rain some clouds heavy rain light snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs heavy rain mod. snow light snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow some clouds light snow
Wind km/h
60
SW
65
SW
65
WSW
50
WSW
45
SSW
45
SW
30
SW
25
W
10
WNW
5
E
10
SSE
40
SE
20
S
15
E
30
NNE
40
N
10
ESE
15
S
40
SSE
50
SSW
40
SSW
45
S
50
WSW
55
WSW
60
WSW
80
S
60
S
50
SW
50
SSW
40
SSW
30
WSW
25
SSW
45
SW
55
S
30
SW
30
SW
Snow
 cm
5 5 4 3 1 - 3 2 1 1 - - 3 - 6 7 - - 2 - - - 3 5 6 4 - 7 4 2 4 3 2 10 - 1
Rain
 mm
1 - - - - 7 - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 4 - 20 - - - - 26 - - - - - - - - -
Max °C
6 -5 -4 -1 1 4 1 -4 -4 -7 -5 -3 -1 -5 -5 -7 -9 -5 6 6 2 6 -3 -5 -2 1 6 1 -2 -3 -4 -6 -5 -2 -3 -2
Min °C
-4 -5 -4 -5 0 2 -3 -5 -6 -9 -7 -3 -6 -6 -5 -14 -13 -8 -3 3 2 2 -5 -6 -6 1 5 -4 -4 -4 -6 -6 -5 -5 -4 -2
 Feels °C
-5 -21 -19 -11 -10 -6 -9 -11 -10 -12 -10 -13 -12 -11 -14 -19 -14 -12 -4 -5 -7 -7 -15 -18 -15 -17 -7 -13 -15 -14 -12 -14 -16 -15 -12 -10
550 0 0 0 550 1100 200 0 0 0 0 50 150 0 0 0 0 0 400 1400 800 1350 0 0 0 600 1300 0 0 100 0 0 0 150 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-3-15-13-9-7-5-9-14-14-14-12-10-9-14-14-16-15-12-3-4-5-3-13-17-11-7-4-10-13-13-15-17-16-12-12-10-1-11-11-8-5-2-6-11-10-12-10-8-7-11-11-14-13-11-1-1-40-10-12-8-50-6-9-9-11-13-12-9-9-86-5-4-1141-4-4-7-5-3-1-5-5-7-9-56626-3-5-2161-2-3-4-6-5-2-3-2
Sunrise
- 10:08 - - 10:06 - - 10:03 - - 10:00 - - 9:56 - - 9:53 - - 9:51 - - 9:48 - - 9:44 - - 9:41 - - 9:37 - - 9:34 -
Sunset
- - 4:36 - - 4:39 - - 4:43 - - 4:46 - - 4:50 - - 4:52 - - 4:57 - - 5:00 - - 5:04 - - 5:07 - - 5:10 - - 5:14

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Bárðarbunga is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Becoming milder with light rain (total 8mm) on Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Thu night, min -6°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the WSW on Fri morning, light winds from the WNW by Sun afternoon).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Mon night, min -14°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Sun night, near gales from the N by Tue afternoon).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Becoming milder with heavy rain (total 60mm) on Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Wed night, min -6°C on Fri afternoon). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the S on Thu night, severe gales from the S by Sat morning).

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.WeatherWindGusts
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
98 km S
120m alt.
58 minutes ago
3.8° C
-
30
Fresh winds from the SW
(30 kph at 220).
Hofn
118 km ESE
5m alt.
58 minutes ago
5.8° C
-
50
Strong winds from the SSW
(50 kph at 210).
SHIP1088
122 km ESE
3m alt.
2 hours ago
Vík í Mýrdal
154 km S
220m alt.
58 minutes ago
3.7° C
-
Wind obs. (178 kph from 213 degs) was rejected.
Skógarnes
158 km SW
59m alt.
58 minutes ago
-
87
Stormy winds from the SW
(87 kph at 230).
106

* 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.