Hekla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Hekla Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sun morning, min -1°C on Tue afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Hekla Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 3mm) on Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Fri night, min -1°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the E on Wed afternoon, gales from the SSE by Fri night).

Days 6-9 Hekla Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sat night, min -4°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (gales from the NW on Sat morning, light winds from the NNW by Tue night).

Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
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
cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
5 SSW5
15 SSW15
25 WSW25
30 SW30
25 SSW25
20 SSW20
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
0 SSW0
5 ESE5
5 E5
20 NNE20
25 NNE25
20 NNE20
10 W10
15 SSW15
45 SSE45
65 S65
60 WNW60
60 NW60
30 WNW30
50 SW50
40 SW40
10 WNW10
30 NW30
40 NW40
35 WNW35
cloudy light snow some clouds light snow light snow mod. snow mod. snow light snow clear some clouds light snow some clouds clear clear clear some clouds light snow light snow light snow cloudy some clouds cloudy light snow snow shwrs some clouds light snow some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 2 - 1 1 6 6 2 - - 1 - - - - - 1 1 1 - - - 1 3 - 1 -
High °C
2 2 1 1 0 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 4 0 0 2 1 -1 -1 -2 -3 -3
Low °C
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 -1 -1 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0 -1 0 -1 0 1 0 -1 -2 -2 -3 -4
Chill °C
0 -2 -4 -5 -6 -4 -4 -5 -2 -2 -2 -4 -6 -4 -3 -3 -9 -4 -9 -9 -4 -7 -9 -5 -9 -11 -11
Freezing level m
1800 1750 1650 1600 1550 1600 1500 1400 1450 1400 1500 1550 1450 1700 1550 1700 1350 2050 1350 1500 2100 1800 1350 1300 1200 1100 950
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
2211010-100000111040021-1-1-2-3-310977777767878108869676655553
Sunrise
5:20 - - 5:24 - - 5:28 - - 5:31 - - 5:33 - - 5:37 - - 5:39 - - 5:41 - - 5:45 - -
Sunset
- 9:20 - - 9:16 - - 9:13 - - 9:09 - - 9:06 - - 9:02 - - 8:59 - - 8:55 - - 8:52 -

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
SHIP1899
59 km S
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Selfoss
68 km W
101m alt.
1 hour ago
13° C
Dry
5
Calm
(5 kph at 273).
Jaoar Stokkseyri wx
68 km SW
10m alt.
50 minutes ago
12.9° C
cloudy
Mostly Cloudy.
12
Light winds from the SSW
(12 kph at 198).
10.0 km
Vestmannaeyjar
69 km S
124m alt.
57 minutes ago
11° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
22
Moderate winds from the W
(22 kph at 270).
Low: few
Mid: broken
Kopavogur
104 km WSW
139m alt.
2 hours ago
11° C
Dry
3
Calm
(3 kph at 332).

* 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.