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

IcGrímsvötn or Grimsvotn
Weather Forecast, Iceland

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Issued: 5 am Fri 19 Jul Local Time
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Days 1–3 Weather Summary

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sat afternoon, min -2°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4–6 Weather Summary

Some drizzle, heaviest during Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Tue afternoon, min -2°C on Mon morning). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 7–9 Weather Summary

Mild with light rain (total 2mm) on Thu afternoon Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Thu morning, min 0°C on Fri afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 10–12 Weather Summary

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

Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
29
Tuesday
30
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 km/h
20
SE
15
ENE
10
NW
10
WNW
10
W
5
WSW
5
SE
5
SSW
5
WNW
15
NW
25
W
20
SSW
25
SW
25
SSW
30
SSW
25
SW
15
SSW
10
SSE
20
ESE
20
E
15
ESE
20
E
10
ENE
5
NNE
15
NNE
10
NNW
10
WNW
10
WSW
10
SSW
25
S
35
S
35
S
45
SSE
45
SSE
25
SSE
15
NNW
Wave Height Map
T iceland.wind.12.cc23
T iceland.wind.36.cc23
T iceland.wind.60.cc23
T iceland.wind.84.cc23
T iceland.wind.108.cc23
T iceland.wind.132.cc23
T iceland.wind.156.cc23
T iceland.wind.180.cc23
T iceland.wind.204.cc23
T iceland.wind.228.cc23
T iceland.wind.252.cc23
T iceland.wind.276.cc23
 cm 
4
1.0
2.0
3
1.0
3
3
3
3
13
10
2.0
 mm 
1.9
0.3
2.0
max°C
-1
-1
-1
-1
0
0
0
-1
-1
-1
0
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2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
0
1
2
1
2
1
1
-1
1
1
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-1
min°C
-2
-1
-1
-1
0
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-1
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-2
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-1
0
2
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2
1
2
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
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0
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chill°C 
-7
-5
-4
-4
-3
-3
-1
-1
-7
-7
-7
-7
-6
-3
-4
-3
-2
-2
-2
-3
-3
-4
-3
-3
-4
-4
-4
-2
-3
-4
-8
-8
-8
-8
-9
-5
Freezing level (m
1450
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2100
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1900
1850
1850
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1850
1650
1900
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1850
1950
1450
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1950
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Cloud base (m)
1650
1650
1650
1650
1650
1900
1650
1650
1650
1650
1650
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1650
1650
1650
1650
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Sea lvl1000m2000m3000m4000m5000m
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Sunrise
3:32
3:35
3:40
3:43
3:46
3:48
3:53
3:56
3:59
4:03
4:05
4:09
Sunset
10:54
10:52
10:47
10:45
10:42
10:38
10:35
10:31
10:29
10:24
10:22
10:19

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sat afternoon, min -2°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 3-6):

Some drizzle, heaviest during Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Tue afternoon, min -2°C on Mon morning). Mainly fresh winds.

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 6-9):

Mild with light rain (total 2mm) on Thu afternoon Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Thu morning, min 0°C on Fri afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

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.WeatherWindGusts
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Jökulsárlón
65 km ESE
17m alt.
1 hour ago
12° C
-
31
Fresh winds from the E
(31 kph at 93).
37
80 km S
120m alt.
2 hours ago
9° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the E
(7 kph at 80).
Hofn
103 km E
5m alt.
2 hours ago
8° C
No report.
11
Light winds from the SSW
(11 kph at 200).
Skardsfjoruviti
105 km S
0m alt.
2 hours ago
10° C
No report.
11
Light winds from the SSW
(11 kph at 200).
SHIP1645
106 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
SHIP3178
106 km ESE
3m alt.
2 hours ago
SHIP5197
106 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Hjardarnes Horna
106 km E
10m alt.
2 hours ago
12° C
clear
Mist -.
15
Light winds from the ESE
(15 kph at 110).
10.0 km
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: overcast
SHIP2418
106 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
SHIP9413
106 km ESE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
- 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.

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