Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn weather

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 0-3):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sun afternoon, min -6°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (gales from the W on Sun night, calm by Tue afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow. Milder later with heavy rain (total 66mm) on Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Wed night, min -1°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Wed morning, near gales from the SSW by Thu morning).

(Days 6-9):

Heavy rain (total 21mm), heaviest during Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Sat afternoon, min 0°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Sat night, strong winds from the ESE by Sun afternoon).

Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
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
clear
light snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light rain
light rain
light rain
moderate rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
light rain
moderate rain
cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
10 SW10
30 S30
50 W50
35 W35
20 NW20
5 ENE5
5 ESE5
0 NNW0
5 SE5
20 SSE20
35 SSE35
45 S45
55 SSW55
45 S45
35 SSE35
45 S45
35 S35
45 SSE45
20 S20
15 SSE15
15 ESE15
25 ESE25
45 ESE45
15 SSE15
20 SSE20
25 SSE25
15 SE15
clear light snow mod. snow some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds light snow light snow light rain light rain light rain mod. rain heavy rain heavy rain heavy rain light rain light rain light rain cloudy light rain mod. rain cloudy light rain some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - 1 5 1 1 10 11 13 24 3 1 4 - 1 10 - 2 -
Snow
Snow cm
- 4 8 - - - - - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-2 0 -1 -4 -4 -3 -2 -2 -1 0 4 7 6 7 7 7 7 7 6 7 7 6 6 4 2 3 3
Low °C
-4 -1 -6 -4 -4 -4 -4 -2 -3 -1 1 5 6 6 6 7 7 6 6 7 5 5 6 1 0 2 2
Chill °C
-5 -6 -10 -12 -10 -5 -2 -2 -5 -6 -2 2 0 2 2 2 2 2 3 5 5 1 0 -1 -4 -2 -2
Freezing level m
600 950 500 350 400 400 400 800 500 800 1200 2450 3200 3100 2800 2650 2650 2250 2050 2150 2250 2100 2300 1800 1050 1400 1350
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
6:30 - - 6:33 - - 6:35 - - 6:39 - - 6:41 - - 6:45 - - 6:48 - - 6:50 - - 6:52 - -
Sunset
- 7:36 - - 7:32 - - 7:29 - - 7:24 - - 7:22 - - 7:17 - - 7:15 - - 7:10 - - 7:07 -

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn is: A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sun afternoon, min -6°C on Sun night)Winds decreasing (gales from the W on Sun night, calm by Tue afternoon).

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow. Milder later with heavy rain (total 66mm) on Fri nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Wed night, min -1°C on Wed morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Wed morning, near gales from the SSW by Thu morning).

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 6-9):

Heavy rain (total 21mm), heaviest during Sun nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Sat afternoon, min 0°C on Mon morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Sat night, strong winds from the ESE by Sun afternoon).

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
Kirkjubaejarklaustu
80 km S
38m alt.
3 hours ago
5.1° C
No report.
20
Moderate winds from the NE
(20 kph at 50).
Hjardarnes Horna
102 km E
7m alt.
44 minutes ago
8° C
clear
Shower - in the vicinity.
13
Light winds from the SSW
(13 kph at 210).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: broken
SHIP1199
106 km ESE
3m alt.
2 hours ago
Burfell
122 km SW
248m alt.
3 hours ago
6.1° C
No report.
33
Fresh winds from the SSW
(33 kph at 200).
Akureyri Airport
143 km NW
27m alt.
44 minutes ago
5° C
light rain
Light rain .
24
Moderate winds from the SSE
(24 kph at 150).
Low: 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 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn and within an acceptable time window.

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