Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Fri night, min -11°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the SW on Sat morning, strong winds from the WSW by Sun morning).

Days 3-6 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon morning. Becoming milder with heavy rain (total 34mm) on Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Tue morning, min -10°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (strong winds from the W on Sun afternoon, stormy winds from the W by Mon night).

Days 6-9 Grímsvötn or Grimsvotn Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed afternoon, min -10°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SSW on Wed night, strong winds from the WSW by Sat afternoon).

Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Sat
27
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
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
moderate rain
light rain
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
60 SSE60
65 SSW65
60 SW60
60 WSW60
60 SSW60
105 SSW105
120 SW120
80 WSW80
55 WSW55
45 W45
80 W80
65 W65
85 W85
95 W95
90 W90
70 WSW70
70 WSW70
55 SW55
70 SW70
65 SW65
70 WSW70
65 W65
70 WNW70
60 NW60
45 WNW45
60 W60
55 WSW55
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - 18 7 5 4 - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
7 8 14 6 1 19 14 36 7 1 4 9 8 2 - - 1 - - 22 4 4 4 - - - -
High °C
-1 -4 -5 -6 1 -2 -6 -6 -11 -10 -6 -3 1 3 4 4 3 0 0 0 -8 -8 -9 -8 -6 -3 -2
Low °C
-1 -5 -6 -7 -6 -5 -7 -10 -11 -10 -10 -3 -1 1 3 4 2 0 0 -10 -9 -9 -10 -8 -7 -5 -3
Chill °C
-10 -14 -16 -17 -7 -14 -20 -19 -24 -21 -18 -13 -9 -6 -4 -4 -5 -8 -9 -10 -20 -20 -22 -20 -16 -13 -11
Freezing level m
1500 950 950 700 700 1450 850 750 100 50 0 1100 1400 2400 2600 3000 2250 1400 1750 1050 400 500 0 0 450 1000 1050
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 8:11 - - 8:14 - - 8:17 - - 8:19 - - 8:23 - - 8:26 - - 8:30 - - 8:33 - - 8:36
Sunset
5:38 - - 5:35 - - 5:31 - - 5:28 - - 5:24 - - 5:21 - - 5:17 - - 5:15 - - 5:10 - -

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
Hjardarnes Horna
102 km E
7m alt.
3 hours ago
9° C
light rain
Drizzle
31
Fresh winds from the SSE
(31 kph at 150).
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
105 km E
10m alt.
1 hour ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
20 km
SHIP1487
106 km ESE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Akureyri Airport
143 km NW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
8° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
19
Light winds from the SE
(19 kph at 140).
Low: broken
Akureyri
144 km NW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
10.0° C
moderate rain
Rain
13
Light winds from the SSE
(13 kph at 130).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy

* 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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