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IcBárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

Issued: 11pm Thu 04 Mar Local Time
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Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

Some drizzle, heaviest during Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Fri afternoon, min -1°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

Light rain (total 2mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Mon afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Mon morning, min -9°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SE on Mon morning, light winds from the SSE by Tue afternoon).

(Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Sat afternoon, min -9°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNE on Thu morning, light winds from the E by Fri night).

(Days 10-12):

Mild with heavy rain (total 39mm), heaviest during Mon afternoon. Becoming colder with a moderate fall of snow heaviest on Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Mon afternoon, min -6°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SSE on Mon night, light winds from the SSE by Tue night).

Thu
4
Friday
5
Saturday
6
Sunday
7
Monday
8
Tuesday
9
Wednesday
10
Thursday
11
Friday
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tue
16
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
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
cloudy
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
rain showers
snow showers
snow showers
rain showers
heavy rain
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
15 SW15
20 SW20
20 WSW20
15 SSW15
25 SSW25
25 WSW25
5 SW5
5 S5
15 SSW15
10 SSE10
30 SE30
30 SSW30
25 SW25
15 SSW15
10 SSE10
20 ENE20
25 NE25
20 NE20
40 NNE40
40 NNE40
25 NE25
15 ENE15
15 NE15
10 NE10
5 E5
15 S15
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
45 SE45
60 SSE60
20 SSE20
50 E50
60 SE60
85 SSE85
45 S45
50 SSW50
clear some clouds some clouds rain shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow cloudy light snow light snow some clouds clear clear some clouds cloudy rain shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs rain shwrs heavy rain snow shwrs some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - 1 - - - - - - - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 3 - 5 23 7 - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - 1 1 - - - - - 3 2 - 1 2 - - - - - - 2 1 - - 9 - -
High °C
0 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 4 -1 -4 -4 -5 -8 -7 -6 -8 -8 -7 -8 -7 -6 -4 -3 0 3 3 -2 5 6 3 -2 -3
Low °C
0 -1 1 0 2 0 0 1 2 2 2 1 -4 -5 -4 -9 -9 -8 -9 -8 -8 -8 -9 -9 -9 -5 -4 -3 2 1 -2 1 4 0 -2 -5
Chill °C
-3 -4 -3 -2 -3 -3 1 -1 -2 -1 -1 -1 -6 -9 -8 -11 -16 -14 -14 -18 -16 -13 -14 -12 -10 -9 -8 -7 -5 -5 -9 -2 -1 -5 -10 -12
Freezing level m
500 400 700 500 900 850 750 650 800 850 800 1050 200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 800 950 150 650 1400 700 200 50
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-6-6-6-6-6-7-6-6-6-5-5-7-10-14-14-13-14-14-13-13-13-14-16-16-14-13-12-8-6-7-8-3-4-7-11-14-5-6-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-2-3-7-10-10-11-13-12-12-12-13-12-14-14-11-10-9-6-4-4-70-1-4-8-10012222222244-1-4-4-5-8-7-6-8-8-7-8-7-6-4-3033-2563-2-3
Sunrise
- 8:04 - - 8:00 - - 7:56 - - 7:54 - - 7:50 - - 7:47 - - 7:43 - - 7:39 - - 7:35 - - 7:31 - - 7:28 - - 7:24 -
Sunset
- - 6:38 - - 6:42 - - 6:45 - - 6:47 - - 6:52 - - 6:54 - - 6:58 - - 7:00 - - 7:04 - - 7:07 - - 7:09 - - 7:13

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Bárðarbunga is: Some drizzle, heaviest during Fri nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Fri afternoon, min -1°C on Fri morning)Wind will be generally light.

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 3-6):

Light rain (total 2mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Mon afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Mon morning, min -9°C on Tue night)Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SE on Mon morning, light winds from the SSE by Tue afternoon).

Bárðarbunga Weather (Days 6-9):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Sat afternoon, min -9°C on Wed night)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNE on Thu morning, light winds from the E by Fri 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.
55 minutes ago
-1.5° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 270).
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
120 km ESE
10m alt.
55 minutes ago
-0.9° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 280).
Akureyri Airport
120 km NW
23m alt.
55 minutes ago
4.9° C
clear
-
15
Light winds from the S
(15 kph at 190).
40 km
Mid: few
SHIP6306
122 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Egilsstadir Airport
164 km ENE
23m alt.
55 minutes ago
-1° C
clear
-
7
Light winds from the SSE
(7 kph at 160).

* 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.