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

IcGrímsvötn or Grimsvotn
Weather Forecast, Iceland

Issued: 5pm Fri 16 Apr Local Time
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Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sat night, min -10°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSW on Sun morning, light winds from the SSE by Mon morning).

(Days 3-6):

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Thu morning, min -12°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, fresh winds from the SSE by Thu morning).

(Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Fri morning, min 0°C on Thu afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Fri afternoon, near gales from the ESE by Fri night).

(Days 10-12):

Moderate rain (total 11mm), heaviest on Mon afternoon giving way to a moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Mon afternoon, min -3°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Tue morning, strong winds from the SE by Tue night).

Fri
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wed
28
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light snow
light snow
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light snow
light snow
light snow
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cloudy
light snow
light snow
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cloudy
cloudy
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light snow
light snow
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Wind km/h
55 S55
50 SSW50
45 SSE45
30 SSE30
20 WSW20
30 SSW30
55 SSW55
20 SSW20
10 SSE10
15 WSW15
20 NNW20
10 NW10
30 WNW30
15 WNW15
5 W5
10 SW10
10 SSE10
30 SSE30
25 SSE25
20 S20
15 SSE15
10 SE10
25 ESE25
50 ESE50
30 ESE30
50 ESE50
35 SSE35
35 SSE35
35 S35
15 SE15
25 SE25
15 S15
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
30 SSE30
35 SSW35
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 7 1 - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 6 2 3 4 1 3 2 2 - - - - - - - - - 2 1 - - - - 1 4 4 2 1 - - - 1 2 3 5
High °C
-2 -3 -2 0 2 -5 -5 -6 -5 -5 -9 -7 -6 -7 -2 -2 -3 -1 1 1 3 3 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 3 3 1 0 -1 -3
Low °C
-3 -4 -3 0 -7 -7 -6 -10 -6 -6 -12 -9 -6 -8 -3 -3 -4 -2 0 1 2 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 3 1 1 0 -2 -3
Chill °C
-11 -12 -10 -6 -3 -15 -15 -14 -11 -11 -15 -14 -14 -11 -5 -6 -9 -8 -5 -5 -1 0 -5 -7 -5 -5 -4 -4 -5 -3 -2 -1 -3 -5 -8 -11
Freezing level m
650 450 550 1000 900 0 200 0 0 200 0 0 0 0 450 700 350 700 1050 1150 1300 1450 950 1150 1200 1250 1200 1250 1150 1150 1400 1450 1100 950 850 600
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
- - 5:28 - - 5:24 - - 5:22 - - 5:18 - - 5:15 - - 5:11 - - 5:07 - - 5:03 - - 5:00 - - 4:56 - - 4:52 - - 4:50
Sunset
8:46 - - 8:50 - - 8:52 - - 8:55 - - 8:59 - - 9:02 - - 9:06 - - 9:08 - - 9:12 - - 9:15 - - 9:19 - - 9:22 - -

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sat night, min -10°C on Sun night)Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSW on Sun morning, light winds from the SSE by Mon morning).

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 3-6):

Mostly dryTemperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Thu morning, min -12°C on Mon night)Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, fresh winds from the SSE by Thu morning).

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Fri morning, min 0°C on Thu afternoon)Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Fri afternoon, near gales from the ESE by Fri night).

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
6.3° C
No report.
24
Moderate winds from the S
(24 kph at 190).
Hjardarnes Horna
102 km E
7m alt.
3 hours ago
7° C
clear
Shower - in the vicinity.
28
Moderate winds from the S
(28 kph at 190).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
Skardsfjoruviti
106 km S
9m alt.
3 hours ago
8.4° C
No report.
41
Strong winds from the SE
(41 kph at 150).
SHIP2139
106 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
106 km E
10m alt.
3 hours ago
6.9° C
No report.
31
Fresh winds from the SSW
(31 kph at 200).

* 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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