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Hekla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

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Hekla Weather (Days 0-3):

Moderate rain (total 19mm) on Sat night. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Sat night, min -4°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sat morning, severe gales from the SW by Sun afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

Mild with heavy rain (total 79mm), heaviest during Wed morning. Becoming colder with a moderate fall of snow heaviest on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Wed morning, min -4°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Tue night, gales from the SW by Thu morning).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sun afternoon, min -8°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Sat night, gales from the WSW by Sun night).

Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
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
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
cloudy
light snow
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
moderate rain
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
Wind km/h
10 SSW10
5 S5
25 SSE25
65 SSW65
80 SW80
50 SW50
55 WSW55
55 WSW55
55 WSW55
35 WSW35
25 SW25
10 SSE10
30 SW30
40 SW40
40 SW40
65 SW65
60 SW60
45 WSW45
40 WSW40
35 WSW35
40 WSW40
15 SSW15
20 WSW20
20 SW20
40 ESE40
30 SE30
75 WSW75
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Rain
Rain mm
- - 15 4 - - - - - - - 2 20 17 30 10 - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 3 1 1 12 4 6 9 2 - 1 - - - - 5 10 3 4 10 5 2 2 4 4 19
High °C
-3 -2 4 4 2 1 -3 -4 -4 -3 -2 3 6 6 6 5 1 -3 -5 -5 -4 -4 -5 -6 -2 1 1
Low °C
-4 -3 -1 1 1 -2 -4 -4 -4 -3 -2 -1 6 5 5 5 -1 -4 -5 -5 -6 -5 -5 -7 -4 0 -8
Chill °C
-3 -5 -2 -3 -7 -7 -13 -14 -14 -11 -8 -1 2 1 1 -2 -7 -12 -14 -14 -13 -12 -12 -14 -11 -5 -4
Freezing level m
0 0 300 1150 650 500 100 0 0 0 250 0 1700 1650 1700 1450 700 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 650 0
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Sunrise
10:37 - - 10:34 - - 10:32 - - 10:29 - - 10:26 - - 10:23 - - 10:21 - - 10:18 - - 10:15 - -
Sunset
- 4:21 - - 4:23 - - 4:27 - - 4:30 - - 4:34 - - 4:37 - - 4:39 - - 4:43 - - 4:46 -

Hekla Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Hekla is: Moderate rain (total 19mm) on Sat night. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Sat night, min -4°C on Sat morning)Winds increasing (calm on Sat morning, severe gales from the SW by Sun afternoon).

Hekla Weather (Days 3-6):

Mild with heavy rain (total 79mm), heaviest during Wed morning. Becoming colder with a moderate fall of snow heaviest on Thu nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Wed morning, min -4°C on Thu night)Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Tue night, gales from the SW by Thu morning).

Hekla Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sun afternoon, min -8°C on Sun night)Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Sat night, gales from the WSW by Sun night).

This table gives the weather forecast for Hekla at the specific elevation of 500 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
Burfell
11 km N
248m alt.
3 hours ago
-9.7° C
No report.
11
Light winds from the NE
(11 kph at 40).
Selfoss
68 km W
101m alt.
55 minutes ago
-5° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 58).
Vestmannaeyjar
69 km S
124m alt.
2 hours ago
1° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
11
Light winds from the E
(11 kph at 90).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
Vestmannaeyjar Lighthouse
71 km S
124m alt.
3 hours ago
1.2° C
No report.
9
Light winds from the NE
(9 kph at 50).
Eyrarbakki
72 km WSW
5m alt.
3 hours ago
-4.0° C
No report.
13
Light winds from the NE
(13 kph at 40).

* 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.