Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn weather

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn
Weather Forecast, Iceland

Issued: 11am Mon 10 Aug Local Time
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Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 0-3):

Moderate rain (total 11mm), heaviest on Mon morning. Temperatures will be slightly above freezing (max 4°C on Mon morning, min 2°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Mon morning, light winds from the W by Wed afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Thu night, min 0°C on Sat night). Mainly near gales.

(Days 6-9):

Light rain (total 3mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Mon night, min -1°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the S on Sun night, calm by Tue night).

(Days 10-12):

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed morning, min -1°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Sunday
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Monday
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Tuesday
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Rain mm
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Low °C
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Sunrise
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Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn is: Moderate rain (total 11mm), heaviest on Mon morningTemperatures will be slightly above freezing (max 4°C on Mon morning, min 2°C on Wed night)Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Mon morning, light winds from the W by Wed afternoon).

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 3-6):

Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Thu afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Thu night, min 0°C on Sat night)Mainly near gales.

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 6-9):

Light rain (total 3mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Tue nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Mon night, min -1°C on Tue night)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the S on Sun night, calm by Tue night).

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
Kirkjubaejarklaustu
80 km S
38m alt.
44 minutes ago
12.5° C
-
11
Light winds from the SSE
(11 kph at 140).
Hjardarnes Horna
102 km E
7m alt.
44 minutes ago
12° C
light rain
Drizzle
15
Light winds from the ESE
(15 kph at 120).
Mid: broken
High: overcast
ASCATC343E64N
104 km SSE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
15
Light winds from the SSW
(15 kph at 197).
- km
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
106 km E
10m alt.
44 minutes ago
12.1° C
-
15
Light winds from the SSE
(15 kph at 140).
SHIP575
106 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago

* 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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