Bárðarbunga
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 24mm), heaviest during Wed afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 8°C on Wed morning, min 4°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 7°C on Sun night, min 1°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat afternoon, near gales from the ESE by Mon morning).

Days 6-9 Bárðarbunga Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Thu night. Very mild (max 11°C on Thu afternoon, min 3°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (calm on Wed afternoon, strong winds from the SSE by Thu afternoon).

Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
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
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
light rain
moderate rain
partially cloudy
light rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
light rain
rain showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
Wind km/h
5 NNE5
10 NNE10
20 NE20
20 NNE20
15 NNE15
10 ENE10
5 E5
5 W5
15 N15
20 NE20
5 NE5
15 SSW15
10 SSE10
20 SSE20
35 SE35
60 ESE60
55 E55
10 S10
5 E5
15 NE15
25 NNE25
25 NNE25
10 NE10
15 SSW15
20 SSE20
30 SSE30
35 SSE35
some clouds rain shwrs rain shwrs light rain light rain mod. rain some clouds light rain rain shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds rain shwrs light rain light rain rain shwrs clear clear some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds rain shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- 3 3 1 3 6 - 3 5 - - - - - 1 1 3 4 - - - - - - - - 4
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
8 8 7 6 7 6 6 7 6 3 4 4 5 5 7 7 7 6 6 7 5 4 5 5 9 11 11
Low °C
7 8 5 6 7 4 5 7 4 2 4 1 3 5 5 7 7 3 4 7 4 3 4 4 7 10 6
Chill °C
7 7 4 2 4 3 6 6 3 0 3 2 1 1 2 1 1 4 3 5 1 -1 5 1 6 7 8
Freezing level m
1550 1700 1500 1350 1500 1400 1250 1550 1300 850 1050 1100 950 1250 1300 1750 1650 1250 1100 1500 1250 1050 1150 1250 2350 2700 2450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
5:18 - - 5:20 - - 5:24 - - 5:28 - - 5:31 - - 5:33 - - 5:37 - - 5:39 - - 5:43 - -
Sunset
- 9:05 - - 9:00 - - 8:57 - - 8:53 - - 8:50 - - 8:46 - - 8:43 - - 8:38 - - 8:36 -

Issued local time.

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.
1 hour ago
8° C
light rain
Drizzle
11
Light winds from the WNW
(11 kph at 300).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Akureyri
120 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
8.0° C
moderate rain
Intermittent moderate rain.
11
Light winds from the WNW
(11 kph at 300).
35 km
Mid: overcast
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
121 km ESE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
4
Calm
(4 kph at 340).
20 km
Mid: scattered
Grimsstadir
130 km NNE
386m alt.
1 hour ago
8.8° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 90).
16 km
Egilsstadir Airport
164 km ENE
38m alt.
1 hour ago
9° C
light rain
Drizzle
2
Calm
(2 kph at 20).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
High: overcast

* 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.