Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 54mm), heaviest during Sun night. Later becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Mon night. Very mild (max 11°C on Sat morning, min 2°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Sun afternoon, severe gales from the WSW by Mon night).

Days 3-6 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Tue morning. Very mild (max 13°C on Thu afternoon, min 3°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SW on Tue morning, calm by Thu morning).

Days 6-9 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 59mm), heaviest during Sat morning. Very mild (max 12°C on Fri morning, min 9°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NNE on Sat night, calm by Sun afternoon).

Friday
29
Saturday
30
Sunday
1
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
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
heavy rain
light rain
rain showers
light snow
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
light rain
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
20 SSE20
35 S35
25 WSW25
25 SW25
20 SSE20
50 SSE50
55 WSW55
55 SSW55
80 WSW80
50 SW50
45 SW45
35 SSW35
20 SSW20
15 SW15
10 SW10
5 SW5
10 SW10
5 SE5
10 SSE10
25 SSE25
5 E5
10 NW10
20 NW20
30 NNE30
25 NNE25
15 NE15
10 SSW10
some clouds light rain some clouds some clouds rain shwrs heavy rain light rain rain shwrs light snow rain shwrs some clouds rain shwrs some clouds cloudy clear clear clear clear clear rain shwrs heavy rain heavy rain heavy rain light rain cloudy some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- 2 - - 4 29 2 4 13 1 - 1 - - - - - - - 1 22 19 14 3 - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
11 11 10 9 11 10 5 6 4 4 5 7 8 9 9 12 13 13 12 12 12 11 11 9 10 11 11
Low °C
11 11 8 8 10 4 4 6 2 3 5 5 8 9 7 10 13 10 11 12 11 11 10 9 9 10 11
Chill °C
9 7 7 6 9 6 -1 0 -3 -3 -1 3 5 7 7 12 12 13 10 10 10 10 8 6 7 11 11
Freezing level m
2650 2650 2700 2350 2500 2100 1100 1350 950 1000 1250 1350 1750 1950 1800 2550 3050 3200 2950 2700 2550 2400 2350 2500 2350 2400 2650
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
332222-4-4-6-4-3-2-100355333222123554344-1-1-3-2-212225775665433451111109111056445789912131312121211119101111
Sunrise
2:24 - - 2:25 - - 2:26 - - 2:27 - - 2:28 - - 2:29 - - 2:31 - - 2:32 - - 2:34 - -
Sunset
- 11:59 - - 11:59 - - 11:58 - - 11:57 - - 11:55 - - 11:54 - - 11:53 - - 11:52 - - 11:50 -

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
Akureyri Airport
118 km NW
27m alt.
54 minutes ago
9° C
clear
-
9
Light winds from the N
(9 kph at 360).
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
120 km ESE
10m alt.
54 minutes ago
8.4° C
Patches of shallow fog.
24
Moderate winds from the E
(24 kph at 90).
35 km
Mid: scattered
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
54 minutes ago
9.0° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 320).
60 km
Mid: few
SHIP10181
122 km ESE
3m alt.
4 hours ago
Husavik wx
158 km N
7m alt.
39 minutes ago
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 113).

* 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.