Hofsjokull
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Hofsjokull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Mon night, min -12°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Sun afternoon, extremely windy from the SSE by Tue afternoon).

Days 3-6 Hofsjokull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Thu afternoon, min -9°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SE on Thu night, fresh winds from the ESE by Fri night).

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
light snow
partially cloudy
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
Wind km/h
15 SSW15
30 S30
50 SSE50
70 SE70
105 SSE105
95 SSE95
110 SSE110
70 SSE70
75 S75
65 S65
45 SE45
45 ESE45
75 SE75
70 SE70
70 SSE70
45 SSE45
50 SE50
45 ESE45
some clouds snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow light snow some clouds heavy snow mod. snow light snow snow shwrs light snow light snow heavy snow light snow light snow heavy snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 4 - 6 23 5 - 21 9 5 2 2 3 14 4 4 12 3
High °C
-11 -10 -8 -6 0 0 -1 -2 -8 -7 -6 -5 -4 -5 -8 -8 -5 -7
Low °C
-12 -10 -9 -7 -4 0 -1 -8 -8 -7 -7 -6 -4 -9 -9 -8 -7 -7
Chill °C
-19 -19 -20 -18 -10 -10 -12 -13 -21 -19 -16 -16 -15 -17 -20 -19 -15 -17
Freezing level m
0 0 0 500 1450 1750 1550 800 600 600 650 750 1200 1050 400 550 950 700
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 11:04 - - 11:07 - - 11:08 - - 11:11 - - 11:12 - - 11:14
Sunset
3:11 - - 3:10 - - 3:08 - - 3:07 - - 3:07 - - 3:06 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Hofsjokull at the specific elevation of 1782 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Hofsjokull. 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
Akureyri Airport
106 km NNE
27m alt.
1 hour ago
-6° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
6
Light winds from the W.(Wind varies from 200 to 280 degs)
(6 kph at 260).
Low: overcast
Akureyri
107 km NNE
27m alt.
2 hours ago
-5.8° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 220).
45 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Selfoss
126 km SSW
101m alt.
1 hour ago
Dry
SHIP1346
155 km WNW
3m alt.
2 hours ago
Reykjavik(notam)
160 km SW
61m alt.
2 hours ago
0.7° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the E
(20 kph at 80).
40 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. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Hofsjokull and within an acceptable time window.