Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 14mm), heaviest on Tue morning giving way to a moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Tue morning, min -5°C on Wed afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Tue afternoon, gales from the W by Wed morning).

Days 3-6 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 28mm) on Thu afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu morning, min -6°C on Sun morning). Mainly gales.

Days 6-9 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Tue night, min -8°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Sun afternoon, light winds from the WNW by Tue morning).

Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
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
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
heavy rain
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light rain
heavy rain
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
Wind km/h
20 SSW20
30 SSW30
40 SE40
25 SE25
10 SSE10
45 W45
75 W75
65 W65
30 SW30
55 SSE55
45 SSE45
35 SSW35
40 WSW40
55 WSW55
40 SSE40
75 SW75
45 WSW45
40 SW40
40 WSW40
45 W45
50 W50
30 SW30
25 WSW25
40 WNW40
5 WNW5
20 SW20
50 WSW50
snow shwrs some clouds light snow heavy rain some clouds snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs light rain heavy rain mod. snow light snow light snow light snow mod. snow light snow mod. snow light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - 3 11 - - - - - 5 21 - - - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 - 1 - - 4 3 2 1 - - 8 3 2 4 6 3 7 5 5 2 2 2 3 - - 3
High °C
-1 -2 2 3 2 2 -3 -4 0 3 3 2 -1 -1 2 0 -2 -2 -5 -6 -3 0 1 1 -2 -1 2
Low °C
-1 -3 -1 3 1 -3 -3 -5 -5 2 3 -2 -1 -2 -1 0 -3 -4 -6 -6 -7 -1 1 -2 -3 -2 -2
Chill °C
-7 -9 -6 -2 -1 -2 -14 -15 -8 -4 -4 -4 -9 -10 -6 -10 -10 -10 -14 -16 -11 -6 -5 -6 -7 -8 -5
Freezing level m
850 650 1100 1550 1400 950 500 350 350 1300 1600 750 850 850 1100 950 750 650 100 150 0 900 1100 1150 450 650 950
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-6-7-1-1-2-2-8-8-4-1-1-3-6-6-3-5-7-7-11-10-6-4-3-4-5-3-2-1-22322-3-40332-1-120-2-2-5-6-3011-2-1264910983269108568654113677468
Sunrise
7:58 - - 8:02 - - 8:04 - - 8:07 - - 8:11 - - 8:14 - - 8:17 - - 8:19 - - 8:23 - -
Sunset
- 5:49 - - 5:45 - - 5:42 - - 5:38 - - 5:35 - - 5:31 - - 5:28 - - 5:24 - - 5:21 -

Issued local time.

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.
2 hours ago
8° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
13
Light winds from the SSW
(13 kph at 200).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
105 km E
10m alt.
2 hours ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
20 km
SHIP1076
106 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
ASCATB343E64N
106 km SSE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
31
Fresh winds from the SW
(31 kph at 50.6).
- km
ASCATB344E64N
110 km SSE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
31
Fresh winds from the SW
(31 kph at 52.1).
- km

* 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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