Hekla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Hekla Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue night will be washed away by heavy rain (total 29mm) on Thu morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Mon night, min -1°C on Wed afternoon). Mainly severe gales.

Days 3-6 Hekla Weather Summary:

Mild with heavy rain (total 41mm), heaviest during Thu afternoon. Becoming colder with a moderate fall of snow heaviest on Sat morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Thu afternoon, min -2°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the S on Fri afternoon, stormy winds from the SW by Sat morning).

Days 6-9 Hekla Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow. Milder later with heavy rain (total 114mm) on Wed morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Tue afternoon, min -2°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SW on Tue night, moderate winds from the WSW by Thu morning).

Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wed
24
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 AM
clear
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
light snow
light snow
cloudy
rain showers
heavy rain
heavy rain
rain showers
moderate rain
cloudy
moderate rain
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
rain showers
heavy rain
light rain
moderate rain
light rain
light rain
moderate rain
heavy rain
Wind km/h
20 S20
40 SE40
30 SE30
5 SSE5
60 W60
55 W55
45 W45
20 SSW20
50 SSE50
45 SSE45
35 S35
55 WSW55
40 SW40
50 SSW50
90 SW90
65 WSW65
45 SW45
50 WSW50
55 W55
45 W45
50 W50
35 W35
35 WSW35
50 SW50
50 SW50
50 SW50
50 SW50
clear light rain rain shwrs rain shwrs light snow light snow cloudy rain shwrs heavy rain heavy rain rain shwrs mod. rain cloudy mod. rain light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow light snow rain shwrs heavy rain light rain mod. rain light rain light rain mod. rain heavy rain
Rain
Rain mm
- 4 2 1 4 - - 3 15 11 11 8 - 7 4 - - - - 9 24 5 6 4 5 8 38
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - 5 2 - - - - - - - - 5 5 1 2 3 - - - - - - - -
High °C
2 7 6 6 3 0 0 5 6 6 3 3 1 5 2 1 0 -1 -2 3 3 4 5 6 7 6 6
Low °C
2 3 6 6 0 0 -1 0 5 5 3 2 1 2 2 1 -2 -2 -2 -2 3 3 4 6 6 5 6
Chill °C
-3 1 1 5 -4 -9 -8 -1 0 0 -3 -4 -6 -1 -7 -8 -8 -10 -11 -4 -4 -2 -1 0 1 0 0
Freezing level m
800 1150 1600 1450 600 550 450 700 1550 1550 950 900 700 1450 800 650 450 250 200 450 1000 1150 1350 2700 2400 1650 1550
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 8:10 - - 8:12 - - 8:15 - - 8:18 - - 8:22 - - 8:25 - - 8:27 - - 8:30 - - 8:33
Sunset
6:00 - - 5:57 - - 5:52 - - 5:50 - - 5:45 - - 5:43 - - 5:39 - - 5:36 - - 5:32 - -

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
13
Light winds from the E
(13 kph at 86).
SHIP3327
81 km S
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Kopavogur
104 km WSW
139m alt.
1 hour ago
5° C
Dry
16
Light winds from the SSE
(16 kph at 149).
Reykjavik (notam)
108 km WSW
61m alt.
2 hours ago
10.2° C
cloudy
No report.
11
Light winds from the E
(11 kph at 80).
40 km
Reykjavik Airport
110 km WSW
61m alt.
2 hours ago
6° C
clear
Shower - in the vicinity.
15
Light winds from the ESE
(15 kph at 110).
Low: scattered
Mid: few
High: broken

* 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.