Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed afternoon, min -3°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (gales from the SE on Thu night, light winds from the SSE by Fri afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sun afternoon, min -9°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Sat night, gales from the SSE by Sun night).

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Thu afternoon, min -1°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSE on Tue afternoon, calm by Thu afternoon).

Tuesday
30
Wednesday
1
Thursday
2
Fri
3
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 AM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
clear
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
45 SE45
55 SE55
60 ESE60
60 E60
55 ESE55
55 ESE55
30 E30
45 SE45
50 ESE50
65 ESE65
15 SSE15
20 SE20
55 SE55
70 SSE70
60 SSE60
50 SSE50
30 ESE30
55 SSE55
50 SSE50
35 SSE35
25 SSE25
20 SSE20
15 S15
10 S10
5 SSE5
5 SE5
5 SSE5
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - 1 1 1 4 2 2 5 - 1 1 1 - 2 2 - - - - - - - - -
High °C
1 0 0 0 1 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -5 -4 1 0 -1 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1
Low °C
1 0 -1 0 -2 -2 -2 -3 -2 -3 -9 -7 -1 -1 -2 -4 -4 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 1 0 1
Chill °C
-6 -8 -9 -9 -7 -11 -9 -10 -11 -12 -12 -12 -7 -9 -10 -12 -9 -8 -8 -7 -6 -6 -5 -1 2 1 1
Freezing level m
1950 1350 1550 1700 1750 1300 1400 1300 1450 1450 500 250 1550 1750 1500 1100 1000 1700 1650 1650 1700 1800 1550 1800 2000 1850 2000
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 5:01 - - 4:58 - - 4:54 - - 4:50 - - 4:47 - - 4:43 - - 4:39 - - 4:37 - - 4:33
Sunset
9:10 - - 9:14 - - 9:17 - - 9:21 - - 9:23 - - 9:27 - - 9:30 - - 9:34 - - 9:37 - -

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed afternoon, min -3°C on Fri night)Winds decreasing (gales from the SE on Thu night, light winds from the SSE by Fri afternoon)

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sun afternoon, min -9°C on Sat night)Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Sat night, gales from the SSE by Sun night)

Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dryFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Thu afternoon, min -1°C on Wed night)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSE on Tue afternoon, calm by Thu afternoon)

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
Kirkjubaejarklaustu
80 km S
38m alt.
1 hour ago
8.5° C
No report.
48
Strong winds from the E
(48 kph at 90).
Hjardarnes Horna
102 km E
7m alt.
3 hours ago
n/a° C
clear
Haze -.
9
Light winds from the E
(9 kph at 80).
Mid: few
High: broken
Skardsfjoruviti
105 km S
9m alt.
2 hours ago
8.6° C
No report.
57
Near gales from the E
(57 kph at 90).
SHIP3262
106 km ESE
3m alt.
2 hours ago
Akureyri Airport
143 km NW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
10° C
clear
-
17
Light winds from the SSE.(Wind varies from 130 to 190 degs)
(17 kph at 160).

* 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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