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Hekla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

Issued: 5am Tue 20 Oct Local Time
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Hekla Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Thu night, min -7°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (calm on Tue morning, extremely windy from the ESE by Thu night).

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Fri morning, min -6°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the ESE on Fri morning, moderate winds from the SE by Fri night).

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Mon morning, min -12°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NNE on Mon morning, calm by Tue night).

(Days 10-12):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Fri night, min -11°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NW on Thu night, calm by Sat morning).

Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
31
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clear
light snow
light snow
light snow
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light snow
light snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
Wind km/h
5 NNW5
10 WNW10
20 NW20
20 WSW20
20 SSW20
20 SSE20
75 SE75
90 SE90
120 ESE120
100 ESE100
60 SE60
25 SE25
45 E45
70 ENE70
85 NE85
60 NNE60
35 NNE35
45 NNE45
50 NNE50
40 NE40
10 E10
25 ESE25
20 E20
5 NNE5
45 NE45
40 NNE40
50 NNE50
45 NNE45
40 NNW40
45 NW45
35 NW35
20 NW20
10 NW10
5 WSW5
25 WNW25
30 WSW30
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
- - 1 2 1 - 3 4 16 3 2 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5
High °C
-6 -7 -6 -6 -6 -4 -5 -4 -3 -3 -3 -3 -4 -4 -5 -5 -4 -3 -7 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -10 -10 -11 -11 -10 -10 -9 -9 -8 -8 -10 -8
Low °C
-7 -7 -6 -6 -6 -6 -5 -4 -4 -3 -3 -5 -4 -4 -5 -5 -4 -6 -9 -9 -8 -8 -8 -10 -10 -11 -12 -11 -10 -10 -10 -9 -8 -10 -10 -10
Chill °C
-8 -11 -12 -13 -13 -14 -17 -16 -16 -15 -13 -12 -13 -15 -17 -16 -12 -12 -18 -18 -18 -16 -16 -13 -21 -21 -23 -23 -21 -22 -18 -17 -13 -11 -19 -17
Freezing level m
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Sunrise
8:26 - - 8:29 - - 8:32 - - 8:34 - - 8:37 - - 8:41 - - 8:45 - - 8:48 - - 8:51 - - 8:53 - - 8:56 - - 9:00 - -
Sunset
- 5:38 - - 5:35 - - 5:31 - - 5:29 - - 5:24 - - 5:22 - - 5:19 - - 5:15 - - 5:12 - - 5:08 - - 5:06 - - 5:01 -

Hekla Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Hekla is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Thu night, min -7°C on Tue morning)Winds increasing (calm on Tue morning, extremely windy from the ESE by Thu night).

Hekla Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri morningTemperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Fri morning, min -6°C on Sun night)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the ESE on Fri morning, moderate winds from the SE by Fri night).

Hekla Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dryTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Mon morning, min -12°C on Wed night)Winds decreasing (near gales from the NNE on Mon morning, calm by Tue night).

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
Vestmannaeyjar
69 km S
124m alt.
1 hour ago
2° C
clear
-
9
Light winds from the NNE
(9 kph at 20).
Vestmannaeyjar Lighthouse
71 km S
124m alt.
3 hours ago
1.6° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the NNW
(7 kph at 340).
Eyrarbakki
72 km WSW
5m alt.
3 hours ago
-5.8° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the ENE
(7 kph at 60).
SHIP6457
81 km S
3m alt.
2 hours ago
Kirkjubaejarklaustu
83 km ESE
38m alt.
3 hours ago
0.4° C
No report.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 20).

* 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.