Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Mon night, min -8°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Sun afternoon, extremely windy from the ESE by Mon night).

Days 3-6 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Tue morning, min -7°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the ESE on Tue morning, light winds from the SE by Tue night).

Days 6-9 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Fri afternoon, min -11°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the NNE on Sat afternoon, light winds from the WNW by Mon afternoon).

Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
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
heavy snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
45 SSE45
50 SSE50
30 ESE30
15 ESE15
15 SE15
30 SSE30
50 SE50
65 SE65
105 ESE105
60 ESE60
30 SE30
20 ESE20
30 ESE30
50 ESE50
40 E40
25 E25
20 ENE20
25 NE25
35 NNE35
40 NNE40
40 N40
50 N50
70 N70
55 NNE55
40 NNE40
30 NE30
25 NE25
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
11 4 3 1 4 4 1 - 12 5 2 4 1 - 4 9 - - 1 1 8 3 4 2 1 - -
High °C
-6 -7 -7 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6 -4 -5 -5 -6 -5 -5 -5 -5 -6 -6 -7 -6 -7 -7 -6 -7 -8 -9 -9
Low °C
-7 -7 -7 -7 -6 -8 -7 -7 -5 -5 -6 -6 -6 -5 -5 -6 -6 -7 -7 -6 -8 -9 -7 -8 -8 -9 -9
Chill °C
-16 -18 -17 -12 -12 -13 -16 -18 -17 -16 -13 -13 -15 -15 -14 -12 -13 -14 -16 -15 -16 -18 -18 -19 -18 -18 -18
Freezing level m
800 650 550 600 700 350 750 700 950 1050 900 750 650 900 950 850 800 550 650 750 650 300 700 650 500 250 250
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
11:00 - - 11:03 - - 11:03 - - 11:04 - - 11:06 - - 11:07 - - 11:07 - - 11:07 - - 11:08 - -
Sunset
- 3:06 - - 3:06 - - 3:04 - - 3:04 - - 3:04 - - 3:04 - - 3:06 - - 3:06 - - 3:07 -

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
SHIP3119
106 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Akureyri Airport
143 km NW
27m alt.
41 minutes ago
5° C
light rain
Light rain .
11
Light winds from the S.(Wind varies from 150 to 210 degs)
(11 kph at 180).
Low: broken
Mid: overcast
Akureyri
144 km NW
27m alt.
51 minutes ago
6.2° C
cloudy
No report.
19
Light winds from the ESE
(19 kph at 120).
40 km
Mid: overcast
Grimsstadir
146 km NNE
386m alt.
51 minutes ago
3.5° C
No report.
28
Moderate winds from the SSE
(28 kph at 140).
50 km
Egilsstadir Airport
167 km NE
38m alt.
41 minutes ago
7° C
moderate rain
Moderate rain .
13
Light winds from the S.(Wind varies from 130 to 240 degs)
(13 kph at 190).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
High: 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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