Hofsjokull
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Hofsjokull Weather Summary:

Drizzle on Sat night followed by colder weather and a heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sat night, min -2°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Hofsjokull Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 16mm) on Thu afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu morning, min -3°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Tue night, strong winds from the SSE by Thu afternoon).

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
light snow
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
moderate snow
moderate snow
Wind km/h
10 W10
5 W5
5 WSW5
10 ENE10
15 E15
15 ESE15
10 SSE10
10 SSW10
15 SW15
15 SSW15
20 SSE20
25 SSE25
15 ESE15
30 E30
50 SSE50
40 SSE40
30 SE30
25 SE25
light snow light snow light snow heavy snow light snow mod. snow heavy snow light snow mod. snow mod. snow some clouds light snow some clouds light snow light snow some clouds mod. snow mod. snow
Rain
Rain mm
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 6 10 - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 1 2 14 3 7 14 5 8 10 - 2 - 1 5 - 8 8
High °C
2 0 1 1 0 0 -1 -1 0 0 -1 0 0 3 2 0 1 1
Low °C
0 0 0 -1 -1 0 -2 -2 0 -3 -2 0 0 1 1 -1 0 1
Chill °C
-2 -2 1 1 -5 -4 -5 -5 -4 -4 -7 -6 -6 -3 -5 -8 -5 -5
Freezing level m
2050 1700 1850 1850 1600 1750 1600 1450 1700 1700 1450 1750 1850 2000 2250 1400 1800 2000
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
201100-1-100-10032011756645445546676467131113121112111112111113121313101213
Sunrise
- 3:40 - - 3:43 - - 3:47 - - 3:49 - - 3:54 - - 3:57 -
Sunset
- - 11:00 - - 10:57 - - 10:53 - - 10:51 - - 10:46 - - 10:44

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.
53 minutes ago
10° C
light rain
Drizzle
9
Light winds from the NNW
(9 kph at 340).
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Akureyri
107 km NNE
27m alt.
53 minutes ago
10.0° C
light rain
Moderate to heavy drizzle and rain.
11
Light winds from the WNW
(11 kph at 300).
45 km
Mid: overcast
SHIP3345
109 km NNE
3m alt.
4 hours ago
9.4° C
Selfoss
126 km SSW
101m alt.
2 hours ago
8° C
Dry
13
Light winds from the W
(13 kph at 272).
Jaoar Stokkseyri wx
147 km SSW
10m alt.
3 hours ago
10.5° C
cloudy
Overcast
26
Moderate winds from the WNW
(26 kph at 284).
2.8 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.