Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Fri night, min 0°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Wed night, fresh winds from the SW by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

Mild with heavy rain (total 26mm), heaviest during Sun night. Becoming colder with a moderate fall of snow heaviest on Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Sat afternoon, min 0°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Sun morning, strong winds from the SSW by Mon morning).

Days 6-9 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue morning will be washed away by heavy rain (total 21mm) on Fri night. Very mild (max 10°C on Fri morning, min 1°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Thu morning, near gales from the SSE by Fri night).

Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
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
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
light rain
cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
moderate rain
light rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light rain
cloudy
light snow
light snow
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
Wind km/h
15 NE15
15 N15
15 NW15
15 SSW15
30 SSW30
35 SSW35
30 SW30
20 WSW20
20 SSW20
25 SSW25
20 SSE20
15 W15
5 SSE5
10 SSE10
40 SW40
45 SSW45
45 S45
40 WSW40
30 SW30
40 WSW40
30 SW30
30 SSW30
35 SSW35
20 SSW20
15 SW15
20 SSW20
30 SSE30
some clouds clear clear clear rain shwrs light rain cloudy some clouds rain shwrs mod. rain light rain rain shwrs some clouds some clouds light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light rain cloudy light snow light snow rain shwrs some clouds some clouds rain shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - 1 5 - - 2 6 5 1 - - 13 1 - - - 1 - - - 1 - - 4
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 1 1 5 3 - - 1 2 - - - -
High °C
1 4 3 4 5 5 5 6 7 7 8 7 7 7 5 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 3 4 5 9
Low °C
0 2 1 3 3 3 5 6 6 7 7 5 6 6 2 2 1 0 1 2 1 1 1 1 3 4 5
Chill °C
-4 1 -1 -1 0 -1 0 2 3 3 5 4 5 5 0 -5 -6 -6 -4 -5 -4 -4 -6 -1 1 1 5
Freezing level m
1000 1350 1250 1500 1500 1500 2700 2450 2550 2350 2450 2300 2200 2300 1600 1350 1100 1100 1150 1300 1250 1150 1100 1350 1500 3150 3550
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-3-1-1012223343331-2-4-4-3-3-2-3-3-10261434555677877752112222134598109101111121214131413131312977899889101115
Sunrise
2:29 - - 2:29 - - 2:29 - - 2:30 - - 2:30 - - 2:31 - - 2:31 - - 2:32 - - 2:33 - -
Sunset
- 11:52 - - 11:52 - - 11:52 - - 11:52 - - 11:52 - - 11:51 - - 11:51 - - 11:50 - - 11:47 -

This table gives the weather forecast for Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn at the specific elevation of 1000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn. 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
Hjardarnes Horna
102 km E
7m alt.
48 minutes ago
10° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
15
Light winds from the SSE
(15 kph at 160).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
105 km E
10m alt.
3 hours ago
9.8° C
-
9
Light winds from the SSE
(9 kph at 140).
70 km
Mid: overcast
SHIP8573
106 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Akureyri Airport
143 km NW
27m alt.
48 minutes ago
10° C
clear
-
11
Light winds from the N.(Wind varies from 320 to 020 degs)
(11 kph at 350).
Akureyri
144 km NW
27m alt.
3 hours ago
8.2° C
-
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 340).
60 km
Mid: scattered

* 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 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn and within an acceptable time window.

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