Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn weather
– Lat/Long: 64.42° N 17.33° W

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn
Weather Forecast, Iceland

Issued: 11pm Wed 25 Nov Local Time
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Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed night, min -9°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SW on Thu night, fresh winds from the SSW by Sat afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

Light rain (total 8mm) on Mon night. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Mon night, min -6°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon morning, gales from the SSW by Tue morning).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Tue night, min -15°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (gales from the WSW on Tue night, light winds from the NNE by Wed afternoon).

(Days 10-12):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat afternoon. Becoming milder with moderate rain (total 12mm) on Sat night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Sun night, min -8°C on Fri night). Mainly near gales.

Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
4
Saturday
5
Sunday
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Mon
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moderate snow
light snow
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clear
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
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light snow
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Wind km/h
70 SSE70
55 SSW55
55 SSW55
80 SSW80
70 SSW70
60 SSW60
60 SSW60
55 SW55
45 SW45
35 S35
25 SSW25
40 WSW40
15 WNW15
5 NE5
10 SSE10
40 SE40
65 SSW65
60 S60
60 WSW60
15 NW15
10 NNE10
15 NE15
15 NE15
20 NE20
10 E10
15 ESE15
45 ESE45
25 SSE25
30 S30
45 SSE45
45 SSW45
5 SW5
20 S20
35 S35
35 SSW35
35 SSW35
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
17 10 7 21 9 7 11 2 2 7 6 3 1 - - 4 10 14 21 - - - - - - - - 5 3 5 1 - - 1 - 2
High °C
1 -2 -7 -6 -6 -6 -7 -8 -7 -3 -3 -4 -4 -5 -5 3 0 -3 -6 -13 -13 -14 -15 -15 -12 -11 -9 -5 -5 -1 2 -2 -2 4 2 1
Low °C
-5 -6 -7 -7 -6 -8 -8 -9 -7 -5 -3 -5 -6 -6 -6 -5 -3 -4 -8 -14 -14 -15 -15 -15 -14 -12 -10 -8 -6 -3 -4 -3 -3 1 0 0
Chill °C
-8 -11 -18 -19 -18 -17 -18 -19 -17 -11 -9 -11 -10 -7 -12 -4 -9 -13 -18 -19 -18 -21 -23 -24 -17 -20 -18 -14 -13 -9 -6 -6 -8 -1 -4 -5
Freezing level m
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Sunrise
- 10:18 - - 10:22 - - 10:25 - - 10:27 - - 10:30 - - 10:33 - - 10:36 - - 10:38 - - 10:41 - - 10:44 - - 10:45 - - 10:48 -
Sunset
- - 3:33 - - 3:30 - - 3:29 - - 3:26 - - 3:25 - - 3:22 - - 3:21 - - 3:18 - - 3:17 - - 3:15 - - 3:14 - - 3:11

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed night, min -9°C on Sat morning)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SW on Thu night, fresh winds from the SSW by Sat afternoon).

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 3-6):

Light rain (total 8mm) on Mon night. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Mon night, min -6°C on Sun night)Winds increasing (calm on Mon morning, gales from the SSW by Tue morning).

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue nightTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Tue night, min -15°C on Wed night)Winds decreasing (gales from the WSW on Tue night, light winds from the NNE by Wed afternoon).

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
Veidivatnahraun
56 km WSW
648m alt.
53 minutes ago
-1.1° C
No report.
74
Gales from the S
(74 kph at 190).
Kirkjubaejarklaustu
80 km S
38m alt.
53 minutes ago
3.1° C
No report.
30
Fresh winds from the SE
(30 kph at 160).
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
105 km E
10m alt.
53 minutes ago
4.4° C
No report.
33
Fresh winds from the SE
(33 kph at 180).
SHIP3805
106 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Akureyri Airport
143 km NW
27m alt.
53 minutes ago
3° C
light rain
Light rain .
39
Strong winds from the SSE
(39 kph at 150).
Low: broken
Mid: 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.

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