Herðubreið
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Herðubreið Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Thu night, min -3°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (gales from the ESE on Fri night, fresh winds from the ESE by Sat afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Mon night, min -1°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (gales from the SSE on Sun night, calm by Tue morning).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed night, min -6°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (calm on Fri night, fresh winds from the ESE by Sun morning).

Thursday
2
Friday
3
Sat
4
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
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
Wind km/h
55 ESE55
40 SE40
55 E55
55 ESE55
40 SE40
30 ESE30
45 SE45
45 SE45
45 SE45
70 SSE70
60 SSE60
40 SSE40
15 S15
5 N5
10 ENE10
10 N10
10 N10
10 N10
15 WNW15
15 W15
15 NNW15
15 W15
15 W15
5 W5
0 NE0
15 ESE15
15 SE15
some clouds some clouds light snow some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds clear light snow light snow mod. snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 4 6 5
High °C
2 -1 -1 -2 -2 0 -1 -1 -1 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 2 2 1 -2 -1 -2 -5 -5
Low °C
0 -1 -2 -3 -2 -1 -1 -2 -2 -1 3 2 3 3 4 3 3 3 2 2 1 -2 -2 -2 -4 -6 -6
Chill °C
-6 -9 -10 -12 -10 -7 -8 -9 -9 -5 -5 -2 1 4 2 2 0 1 1 -2 -2 -2 -7 -3 -2 -10 -11
Freezing level m
1950 1450 1400 1150 1250 1600 1450 1500 1400 2200 2400 2200 2300 2400 2500 2500 2400 2400 2300 2100 2000 1800 1300 1450 1200 750 700
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
2-1-1-2-20-1-1-13334444333221-2-1-2-5-553322543367878109898775332-1-211111110101311121291315131619171618151616121011844
Sunrise
- 4:48 - - 4:45 - - 4:41 - - 4:37 - - 4:33 - - 4:30 - - 4:26 - - 4:22 - - 4:18 -
Sunset
- - 9:19 - - 9:22 - - 9:25 - - 9:29 - - 9:32 - - 9:36 - - 9:39 - - 9:43 - - 9:46

Herðubreið Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snowFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Thu night, min -3°C on Fri night)Winds decreasing (gales from the ESE on Fri night, fresh winds from the ESE by Sat afternoon)

Herðubreið Weather (Days 3-6):

Mostly dryFreeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Mon night, min -1°C on Sun night)Winds decreasing (gales from the SSE on Sun night, calm by Tue morning)

Herðubreið Weather (Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed night, min -6°C on Sat morning)Winds increasing (calm on Fri night, fresh winds from the ESE by Sun morning)

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Herðubreið at the specific elevation of 1682 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Herðubreið. 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
Egilsstadir Airport
91 km E
38m alt.
1 hour ago
5° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
19
Light winds from the N
(19 kph at 10).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Akureyri Airport
97 km WNW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
9° C
light rain
Drizzle
2
Calm
(2 kph at 1).
Low: few
Mid: overcast
Akureyri
98 km WNW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
9.6° C
light rain
Intermittent light rain.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 50).
35 km
Mid: overcast
SHIP1474
122 km SSE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Dalatangi(lgt-h)
129 km E
11m alt.
1 hour ago
4.8° C
light rain
Light drizzle and rain.
7
Light winds from the N
(7 kph at 360).
0.5 km
Mid: sky obscured

* 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 Herðubreið and within an acceptable time window.