Hekla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Hekla Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu morning, min -7°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Tue afternoon, stormy winds from the SSE by Thu morning).

Days 3-6 Hekla Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Mon afternoon, min -10°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (strong winds from the SW on Fri afternoon, extremely windy from the SW by Sat morning).

Days 6-9 Hekla Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon night, min -10°C on Thu afternoon). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WSW on Mon night, light winds from the WNW by Wed night).

Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thu
25
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
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
light snow
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
15 SSW15
80 W80
80 WNW80
50 WNW50
45 SSW45
85 SSE85
80 S80
70 S70
80 WSW80
65 WSW65
110 SSE110
115 SSW115
110 SW110
80 WSW80
70 SW70
65 W65
65 W65
60 W60
85 WSW85
100 WSW100
85 WSW85
75 WSW75
55 WSW55
50 SW50
50 WSW50
30 WSW30
25 NW25
light snow mod. snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds light snow mod. snow mod. snow mod. snow light snow snow shwrs mod. snow mod. snow mod. snow light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow heavy snow heavy snow light snow cloudy light snow light snow light snow some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 6 3 1 - 3 6 9 8 2 6 6 10 8 3 3 2 4 11 22 2 - 1 4 2 - -
High °C
0 -3 -6 -6 0 1 1 -3 -4 -5 -1 -5 -5 -7 -9 -9 -5 -1 1 2 -4 -4 -1 -1 -2 -5 -9
Low °C
-1 -7 -7 -7 -6 0 -3 -4 -4 -6 -4 -5 -6 -9 -10 -9 -10 -1 1 -4 -4 -4 -4 -1 -4 -8 -9
Chill °C
-5 -13 -17 -16 -10 -9 -8 -14 -15 -16 -12 -18 -18 -20 -22 -22 -16 -10 -9 -7 -16 -15 -9 -9 -11 -14 -17
Freezing level m
1550 750 450 600 550 1550 1600 1000 900 700 1100 850 750 550 150 300 0 1200 1700 2000 800 800 950 1300 1050 450 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
0-3-6-6011-3-4-5-1-5-5-7-9-9-5-112-4-4-1-1-2-5-963114663315221-1-10457223431-3
Sunrise
- - 8:12 - - 8:15 - - 8:18 - - 8:22 - - 8:25 - - 8:27 - - 8:30 - - 8:33 - - 8:37
Sunset
5:57 - - 5:52 - - 5:50 - - 5:45 - - 5:43 - - 5:39 - - 5:36 - - 5:32 - - 5:29 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Hekla at the specific elevation of 1491 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Hekla. 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
Selfoss
68 km W
101m alt.
2 hours ago
6° C
Dry
27
Moderate winds from the WNW
(27 kph at 283).
Jaoar Stokkseyri wx
68 km SW
10m alt.
1 hour ago
7.2° C
moderate rain
Rain
29
Fresh winds from the NW
(29 kph at 310).
10.0 km
Vestmannaeyjar
69 km S
124m alt.
2 hours ago
6° C
moderate rain
Moderate rain .
46
Strong winds from the W
(46 kph at 280).
Low: few
Mid: broken
SHIP233
81 km S
3m alt.
50 minutes ago
Kopavogur
104 km WSW
139m alt.
2 hours ago
6° C
Dry
19
Light winds from the NW
(19 kph at 306).

* 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 Hekla and within an acceptable time window.