Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Fri morning, min -2°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NE on Fri night, calm by Sat night).

Days 3-6 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Mon morning, min -4°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSW on Wed afternoon, calm by Wed night).

Days 6-9 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Fri night, min -7°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, near gales from the SSW by Sat morning).

Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
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
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
Wind km/h
10 ESE10
20 E20
35 NNE35
35 N35
15 N15
5 W5
5 WSW5
15 SW15
10 SW10
10 S10
15 SSW15
10 SW10
10 WNW10
15 WNW15
15 WSW15
35 S35
45 SSW45
20 SSW20
15 NNE15
30 NNW30
25 N25
10 SSW10
15 WSW15
25 SSW25
50 SSW50
45 SW45
50 WNW50
some clouds light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow mod. snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow light snow some clouds clear snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow light snow mod. snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 1 - - - - - - - 3 7 - - 1 3 1 - - 2 - - - 4 2 4 9
High °C
0 0 -1 0 0 -1 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -1 0 -1 0 -1 -4 -2 -1 -1 -2 -1 1 -2 -3 -4
Low °C
-1 0 -1 0 -1 -2 -1 0 -1 0 -1 -2 -1 0 -2 -2 -3 -4 -4 -1 -2 -2 -2 -2 -3 -4 -4
Chill °C
-4 -5 -9 -7 -5 -3 -4 -5 -4 -3 -4 -5 -4 -4 -6 -7 -9 -10 -8 -8 -8 -6 -5 -6 -11 -12 -14
Freezing level m
1600 1650 1450 1700 1650 1350 1500 1700 1600 1700 1650 1550 1500 1700 1500 1350 1450 1100 1100 1500 1450 1300 1400 1250 1450 1150 1100
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
00-100-1-10000-1-10-10-1-4-2-1-1-2-11-2-3-444444344444445443134333432111101011109111111111110101110109791099911988
Sunrise
5:03 - - 5:05 - - 5:09 - - 5:11 - - 5:16 - - 5:18 - - 5:22 - - 5:24 - - 5:28 - -
Sunset
- 9:20 - - 9:16 - - 9:13 - - 9:09 - - 9:06 - - 9:02 - - 8:59 - - 8:55 - - 8:52 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn at the specific elevation of 1725 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.
50 minutes ago
11° C
clear
Shower - in the vicinity.
7
Light winds from the NW
(7 kph at 320).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
106 km E
10m alt.
2 hours ago
10.4° C
light rain
Intermittent light rain.
17
Light winds from the E
(17 kph at 90).
50 km
Mid: overcast
Akureyri Airport
143 km NW
27m alt.
50 minutes ago
9° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
15
Light winds from the NNW.(Wind varies from 280 to 360 degs)
(15 kph at 340).
Low: scattered
Mid: overcast
Akureyri
145 km NW
27m alt.
50 minutes ago
9.0° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
13
Light winds from the NNW
(13 kph at 330).
50 km
Mid: overcast
Grimsstadir
147 km NNE
386m alt.
50 minutes ago
7.0° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
9
Light winds from the NNE
(9 kph at 20).
45 km
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. 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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