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– Lat/Long: 63.98° N 19.70° W

Hekla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

Issued: 5pm Fri 30 Oct Local Time
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Hekla Weather (Days 0-3):

Light rain (total 2mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Fri afternoon, min -4°C on Sun night). Mainly strong winds.

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow. Milder later with heavy rain (total 78mm) on Thu morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Thu morning, min -2°C on Mon afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, strong winds from the SW by Thu morning).

(Days 6-9):

Moderate rain (total 19mm), heaviest on Thu afternoon giving way to a moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Thu afternoon, min -2°C on Sat afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the SW on Thu night, light winds from the SSE by Fri afternoon).

(Days 10-12):

Drizzle, on Tue morning followed by colder weather and a moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed morning.. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon night, min -3°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Sun afternoon, severe gales from the ESE by Mon afternoon).

Thursday
5
Friday
6
Saturday
7
Sunday
8
Monday
9
Tuesday
10
Wed
11
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snow showers
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
light snow
cloudy
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moderate rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
moderate rain
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
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snow showers
snow showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
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snow showers
Wind km/h
20 ESE20
35 SSW35
40 SSW40
15 SSE15
10 ENE10
20 N20
20 N20
15 NNE15
10 NNW10
20 WNW20
25 WSW25
35 WNW35
15 NNW15
5 NNE5
25 SSW25
45 SW45
40 SW40
50 SW50
50 SW50
55 SW55
35 SW35
20 SSW20
20 SE20
55 SSE55
35 SSW35
30 S30
25 SSW25
20 SSW20
10 SE10
45 SE45
70 ESE70
15 SE15
30 SE30
35 ESE35
20 S20
35 SW35
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Rain
Rain mm
- 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - 6 19 14 39 7 - - - 7 5 - - - - - - - - 1 - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 - - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - 2 4 1 - - 2 2 6 2 - - - 1 1 - - 4 5
High °C
2 2 2 1 1 0 0 -1 -3 -2 -1 -1 0 2 6 7 7 8 4 0 -1 0 3 3 0 1 0 -1 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 -2
Low °C
2 1 2 1 0 0 0 -4 -4 -2 -2 -1 0 1 4 7 5 7 2 -1 -1 -1 0 2 -2 -1 0 -2 -2 0 1 1 2 2 1 -3
Chill °C
-3 -4 -5 -3 -2 -5 -5 -5 -8 -8 -8 -8 -4 -2 1 2 2 3 -3 -9 -8 -5 -3 -4 -7 -5 -6 -7 -6 -8 -8 -5 -4 -4 -2 -9
Freezing level m
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Sunrise
- - 9:00 - - 9:03 - - 9:07 - - 9:10 - - 9:12 - - 9:15 - - 9:19 - - 9:22 - - 9:26 - - 9:29 - - 9:32 - - 9:36
Sunset
5:06 - - 5:01 - - 4:59 - - 4:55 - - 4:52 - - 4:50 - - 4:46 - - 4:43 - - 4:39 - - 4:37 - - 4:34 - - 4:30 - -

Hekla Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Hekla is: Light rain (total 2mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Fri nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Fri afternoon, min -4°C on Sun night)Mainly strong winds.

Hekla Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow. Milder later with heavy rain (total 78mm) on Thu morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Thu morning, min -2°C on Mon afternoon)Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, strong winds from the SW by Thu morning).

Hekla Weather (Days 6-9):

Moderate rain (total 19mm), heaviest on Thu afternoon giving way to a moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Thu afternoon, min -2°C on Sat afternoon)Winds decreasing (gales from the SW on Thu night, light winds from the SSE by Fri afternoon).

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
Vestmannaeyjar Lighthouse
71 km S
124m alt.
2 hours ago
6.5° C
-
59
Near gales from the SW
(59 kph at 220).
Eyrarbakki
72 km WSW
5m alt.
2 hours ago
4.6° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the NE
(20 kph at 40).
SHIP9817
81 km S
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Kirkjubaejarklaustu
83 km ESE
38m alt.
2 hours ago
5.9° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the SSW
(22 kph at 210).
Reykjavik(notam)
108 km WSW
61m alt.
2 hours ago
5.3° C
light rain
Continuous light drizzle.
13
Light winds from the E
(13 kph at 80).
50 km

* 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.