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Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

Issued: 11pm Thu 29 Oct Local Time
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Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

Light rain (total 9mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu night, min -4°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (gales from the SSW on Fri night, calm by Sat night).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 3mm) on Wed morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Wed afternoon, min -6°C on Mon afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the N on Mon afternoon, severe gales from the SSW by Wed morning).

(Days 6-9):

Mild with moderate rain (total 17mm) on Thu afternoon, Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 9°C on Thu morning, min -2°C on Fri afternoon). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Thu afternoon, light winds from the SE by Sat morning).

(Days 10-12):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sat night, min -2°C on Mon morning). Wind will be generally light.

Thursday
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Friday
6
Saturday
7
Sunday
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Monday
9
Tue
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light snow
cloudy
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light rain
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Wind km/h
30 SE30
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
60 SSW60
40 SSW40
30 SSW30
5 SSE5
20 NE20
20 NNE20
25 NNE25
15 NNE15
15 N15
25 W25
25 W25
25 WNW25
15 SW15
50 SSW50
75 SW75
55 SW55
65 SSW65
65 SSW65
70 SW70
60 WSW60
25 SW25
25 SSW25
10 SE10
35 SSE35
15 SSE15
10 ENE10
15 NE15
15 NW15
5 NW5
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
10 SE10
10 ESE10
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Rain
Rain mm
3 1 - 3 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 2 - 3 11 - - - - 1 2 - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 1 1 1 - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - 4 2 - - - - - - 3 4 - - - - -
High °C
3 3 1 3 2 1 -2 -1 -1 -2 -4 -5 -2 -1 -1 2 7 8 6 9 9 2 -1 -2 -1 3 3 2 2 1 0 -1 0 1 2 1
Low °C
2 1 0 1 2 -2 -4 -2 -1 -4 -4 -6 -5 -1 -1 -1 3 7 1 9 7 -1 -1 -2 -2 1 3 1 2 0 -1 -2 0 0 1 0
Chill °C
-3 -1 -4 -4 -5 -5 -6 -7 -7 -7 -10 -11 -9 -7 -7 -4 0 2 0 3 3 -7 -10 -9 -7 -2 -3 -4 -1 -3 -5 -1 -3 -3 0 -2
Freezing level m
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Sunrise
- 8:52 - - 8:56 - - 8:59 - - 9:02 - - 9:06 - - 9:08 - - 9:11 - - 9:15 - - 9:18 - - 9:22 - - 9:26 - - 9:29 -
Sunset
- - 4:52 - - 4:50 - - 4:45 - - 4:43 - - 4:39 - - 4:37 - - 4:32 - - 4:30 - - 4:27 - - 4:23 - - 4:20 - - 4:16

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Bárðarbunga is: Light rain (total 9mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Fri nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu night, min -4°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (gales from the SSW on Fri night, calm by Sat night).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 3mm) on Wed morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Wed afternoon, min -6°C on Mon afternoon)Winds increasing (light winds from the N on Mon afternoon, severe gales from the SSW by Wed morning).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 6-9):

Mild with moderate rain (total 17mm) on Thu afternoon, Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Thu nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 9°C on Thu morning, min -2°C on Fri afternoon)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Thu afternoon, light winds from the SE 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.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Kirkjubaejarklaustu
98 km S
38m alt.
2 hours ago
6.1° C
-
26
Moderate winds from the E
(26 kph at 90).
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
7° C
clear
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 1).
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
7.2° C
light rain
Drizzle
6
Light winds from the SSE
(6 kph at 140).
40 km
Mid: overcast
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
121 km ESE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
7.9° C
-
35
Fresh winds from the E
(35 kph at 100).
SHIP1788
122 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago

* 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.