Hekla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Hekla Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Wed afternoon, min 0°C on Mon afternoon). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Mon morning, calm by Tue afternoon).

Days 3-6 Hekla Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu afternoon, min -2°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (calm on Fri night, fresh winds from the SSE by Sun morning).

Days 6-9 Hekla Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon afternoon will be washed away by heavy rain (total 45mm) on Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Wed night, min -1°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the SE on Sun night, fresh winds from the WSW by Mon night).

Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
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
cloudy
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
clear
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
Wind km/h
30 SW30
30 SSW30
25 SSW25
15 SSW15
5 W5
10 NNW10
20 NNE20
15 N15
15 NE15
20 NNE20
15 NNE15
5 N5
5 WNW5
10 NW10
0 NW0
5 N5
10 W10
20 SSW20
30 SSE30
60 SE60
80 SSE80
35 S35
55 SSW55
35 W35
35 WSW35
40 WSW40
45 WSW45
cloudy light snow light snow mod. snow light snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs clear snow shwrs clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow cloudy cloudy some clouds light rain
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 - - - - - 2
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 4 6 5 - - 1 2 - 1 - - - - - - - - - 1 2 6 - - - -
High °C
1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 -1 0 0 -2 -1 0 -1 0 4 0 1 1 1 2 3
Low °C
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 -1 0 -1 -2 -1 -1 -1 0 1 -1 -1 -1 -1 1 -1
Chill °C
-5 -5 -5 -4 -2 -3 -5 -3 -4 -5 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -2 -4 -4 -8 -9 -4 -7 -6 -6 -6 -5 -5
Freezing level m
1600 1650 1650 1500 1450 1500 1500 1650 1650 1500 1650 1600 1400 1500 1500 1250 1350 1300 1300 1450 2200 1550 1350 1550 1250 2100 1250
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
111000021011-100-2-10-1040111237777768989108898676779776677
Sunrise
5:24 - - 5:28 - - 5:31 - - 5:33 - - 5:37 - - 5:39 - - 5:41 - - 5:45 - - 5:48 - -
Sunset
- 9:16 - - 9:13 - - 9:09 - - 9:06 - - 9:02 - - 8:59 - - 8:55 - - 8:52 - - 8:49 -

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
SHIP3837
59 km S
3m alt.
4 hours ago
Selfoss
68 km W
101m alt.
55 minutes ago
10° C
Dry
18
Light winds from the SSE
(18 kph at 165).
Jaoar Stokkseyri wx
68 km SW
10m alt.
47 minutes ago
10.9° C
moderate rain
Rain
28
Moderate winds from the SSW
(28 kph at 198).
10.0 km
Vestmannaeyjar
69 km S
124m alt.
2 hours ago
10° C
clear
Shower - in the vicinity.
22
Moderate winds from the SSW
(22 kph at 200).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
Kopavogur
104 km WSW
139m alt.
1 hour ago
10° C
Dry
14
Light winds from the SW
(14 kph at 217).

* 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.