Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

Drizzle on Sun afternoon followed by colder weather and a heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sun morning, min -3°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 5mm) on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu night, min -2°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the E on Thu night, light winds from the SE by Sat morning).

Days 6-9 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sun night, min -3°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Sat morning, near gales from the SSE by Mon afternoon).

Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
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
rain showers
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
cloudy
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
5 N5
10 SW10
15 SSW15
5 NE5
10 SE10
10 SSE10
10 WSW10
10 SW10
10 SSE10
20 SSE20
25 S25
25 SSE25
30 ESE30
35 E35
45 ESE45
20 SSE20
15 SE15
30 E30
10 SE10
10 SSW10
20 SSE20
30 SSE30
35 SSE35
55 ESE55
55 SSE55
60 SSE60
45 S45
some clouds rain shwrs mod. snow light snow light snow heavy snow light snow light snow some clouds cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds light snow rain shwrs some clouds clear light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow light snow heavy snow cloudy light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 9 1 4 15 5 3 - - - - - 1 - - - 3 1 4 1 4 3 11 - 1 2
High °C
2 2 1 0 0 0 -1 0 -1 -1 -1 -1 1 2 3 1 1 1 -2 -1 -2 -1 0 1 -1 -1 -2
Low °C
2 2 0 0 0 -1 -1 -1 -3 -1 -1 -2 0 1 1 0 1 -2 -2 -1 -3 -2 0 -3 -2 -2 -3
Chill °C
0 0 -4 -2 -3 -3 -4 -4 -5 -7 -7 -7 -6 -5 -4 -4 -3 -4 -6 -5 -7 -8 -7 -7 -10 -10 -11
Freezing level m
2100 2100 1850 1700 1700 1600 1500 1650 1250 1500 1600 1450 1600 2050 2400 1750 1900 1850 1350 1500 1100 1400 1650 2000 1400 1500 1450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
221000-10-1-1-1-1123111-2-1-2-101-1-1-2776444443443567556343356333131312111111101110101110111213111112910910111210109
Sunrise
3:39 - - 3:42 - - 3:45 - - 3:48 - - 3:51 - - 3:55 - - 3:58 - - 4:01 - - 4:05 - -
Sunset
- 10:49 - - 10:45 - - 10:43 - - 10:39 - - 10:36 - - 10:32 - - 10:30 - - 10:25 - - 10:22 -

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.
39 minutes ago
13° C
clear
Shower - in the vicinity.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 150).
Low: few
Mid: few
High: broken
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
105 km E
10m alt.
3 hours ago
12.0° C
Patches of shallow fog.
17
Light winds from the SSE
(17 kph at 140).
40 km
Mid: overcast
SHIP5693
106 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
ASCAT344E64N
108 km SSE
15m alt.
4 hours ago
45
Strong winds from the SW
(45 kph at 51.4).
- km
ASCAT345E64N
138 km SE
15m alt.
4 hours ago
46
Strong winds from the WSW
(46 kph at 56.4).
- 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. 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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