Hekla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Hekla Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Becoming milder with light rain (total 4mm) on Thu afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Thu afternoon, min -3°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the N on Tue morning, near gales from the SSW by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Hekla Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow. Milder later with heavy rain (total 23mm) on Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Fri night, min -2°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Sun afternoon, near gales from the WSW by Mon morning).

Days 6-9 Hekla Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Becoming milder with light rain (total 5mm) on Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Wed night, min -4°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (gales from the SW on Mon night, moderate winds from the SSW by Wed afternoon).

Monday
25
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
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
light snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
rain showers
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
Wind km/h
15 N15
15 NW15
15 N15
25 NE25
15 NNW15
20 W20
30 SW30
45 SW45
50 SSW50
55 SW55
40 SW40
40 WSW40
30 S30
30 SSE30
25 WSW25
25 WSW25
20 SSE20
30 SSW30
55 WSW55
45 SW45
75 SW75
55 W55
45 WSW45
35 WSW35
30 SW30
25 SSW25
60 SSW60
light snow mod. snow heavy snow some clouds clear clear some clouds light rain rain shwrs light snow cloudy some clouds some clouds light rain cloudy some clouds some clouds light snow light snow light snow heavy snow light snow light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds light rain
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - 2 2 2 - - - 4 - - - 17 - - - - - - - - 5
Snow
Snow cm
3 6 13 - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - 1 2 2 16 2 1 - - - -
High °C
-2 -2 -2 -1 1 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 3 4 4 4 3 3 -2 -1 -1 -2 -2 -3 -1 3 4
Low °C
-3 -2 -2 -2 1 0 1 2 1 2 3 3 3 4 4 3 3 -2 -3 -2 -4 -2 -3 -3 -2 1 2
Chill °C
-6 -7 -7 -6 -3 -3 -5 -5 -5 -4 -3 -2 -2 -1 0 -1 -1 -3 -11 -10 -11 -11 -10 -11 -7 -2 -4
Freezing level m
1050 1200 1100 1250 1600 1550 1700 2100 2200 2000 2200 2550 2450 2300 2300 2450 2400 2100 1150 1200 950 1100 1150 1050 1100 1900 2250
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-2-2-2-111122334344433-2-1-1-2-2-3-1345558109777887101199118455554699
Sunrise
2:49 - - 2:49 - - 2:49 - - 2:49 - - 2:50 - - 2:50 - - 2:51 - - 2:53 - - 2:54 - -
Sunset
- 11:50 - - 11:50 - - 11:50 - - 11:50 - - 11:50 - - 11:50 - - 11:49 - - 11:49 - - 11:47 -

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
SHIP8748
59 km S
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Jaoar Stokkseyri wx
68 km SW
10m alt.
16 minutes ago
7.8° C
cloudy
Overcast
13
Light winds from the N
(13 kph at 10).
10.0 km
Selfoss
68 km W
101m alt.
2 hours ago
6° C
Dry
19
Light winds from the NNW
(19 kph at 330).
Vestmannaeyjar
69 km S
124m alt.
33 minutes ago
8° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
37
Fresh winds from the WNW
(37 kph at 290).
Low: broken
Kopavogur
104 km WSW
139m alt.
2 hours ago
6° C
Dry
14
Light winds from the NW
(14 kph at 325).

* 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.