Hekla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Hekla Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow giving way to moderate rain (total 19mm) heaviest on Mon night. Temperatures will be slightly above freezing (max 4°C on Mon night, min 1°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Sun morning, extremely windy from the E by Mon afternoon).

Days 3-6 Hekla Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 6mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Thu morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Tue night, min -1°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ESE on Tue night, light winds from the ESE by Wed night).

Days 6-9 Hekla Weather Summary:

Mild with light rain (total 8mm) on Mon afternoon Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Mon morning, min -3°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, gales from the SSE by Mon morning).

Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Mon
24
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 AM PM
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
heavy rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
light rain
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
light snow
Wind km/h
35 ESE35
15 ENE15
10 SSE10
45 ESE45
40 ESE40
90 ESE90
80 ESE80
65 ESE65
55 ESE55
40 ESE40
40 ESE40
30 ESE30
15 ESE15
15 E15
15 E15
15 E15
20 E20
15 ENE15
15 E15
15 ENE15
10 E10
5 ESE5
5 S5
5 SW5
15 SSE15
60 SSE60
30 SW30
some clouds light snow some clouds rain shwrs some clouds some clouds heavy rain rain shwrs some clouds light rain cloudy light rain light rain light snow light snow some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds light rain light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - 1 - - 17 1 - 3 - 1 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 5
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 3
High °C
2 1 1 3 2 3 4 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 1 0 -1 -1 -1 0 0 -1 -2 -1 3 3
Low °C
1 1 1 2 2 2 4 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 0 -1 -1 -1 -1 0 -1 -2 -3 -3 1 2
Chill °C
-4 -4 -2 -4 -5 -7 -3 -4 -4 -4 -3 -3 -2 -2 -2 -3 -5 -6 -6 -5 -3 -2 -1 -4 -9 -5 -3
Freezing level m
750 700 750 1000 900 800 1050 1050 950 1000 900 950 950 850 850 750 400 250 200 300 450 350 150 0 0 650 1050
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- 11:04 - - 11:06 - - 11:07 - - 11:07 - - 11:08 - - 11:10 - - 11:10 - - 11:11 - - 11:11 -
Sunset
- - 3:22 - - 3:22 - - 3:22 - - 3:22 - - 3:22 - - 3:22 - - 3:22 - - 3:23 - - 3:25

Issued local time.

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
Selfoss
68 km W
101m alt.
2 hours ago
4° C
Dry
19
Light winds from the ENE
(19 kph at 61).
SHIP1970
81 km S
3m alt.
1 hour ago
Kopavogur
104 km WSW
139m alt.
2 hours ago
3° C
Dry
11
Light winds from the SSE
(11 kph at 153).
Reykjavik(notam)
108 km WSW
61m alt.
3 hours ago
4.6° C
-
17
Light winds from the E
(17 kph at 80).
50 km
Reykjavik Airport
110 km WSW
61m alt.
1 hour ago
5° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
20
Moderate winds from the ENE
(20 kph at 70).
Low: scattered

* 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.