Krafla weather

Krafla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

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Krafla Weather (Days 0-3):

Heavy rain (total 43mm), heaviest during Wed morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed morning, min -14°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the N on Wed morning, calm by Thu night).

(Days 3-6):

Heavy rain (total 22mm), heaviest during Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sun night, min -14°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sun morning, strong winds from the NE by Sun night).

(Days 6-9):

Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Thu morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu morning, min -10°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, near gales from the E by Wed night).

Tuesday
17
Wednesday
18
Thursday
19
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heavy rain
moderate rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
cloudy
light rain
moderate rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
100 N100
70 N70
35 N35
25 N25
15 N15
10 N10
5 SSW5
10 S10
5 SSW5
10 SW10
10 WSW10
15 SW15
0 W0
5 WNW5
15 NNE15
35 NNE35
30 NNE30
15 N15
5 N5
5 NNE5
5 SE5
5 ESE5
10 E10
35 E35
50 ENE50
15 SSW15
5 ESE5
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Rain
Rain mm
14 11 9 2 2 5 - - - - 2 3 - 2 8 4 3 - - - - - - - 3 - -
Snow
Snow cm
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High °C
0 -1 -3 -5 -5 -6 -10 -12 -13 -13 -10 -7 -6 -4 2 0 -1 -4 -5 -6 -7 -10 -8 1 3 -1 1
Low °C
-2 -2 -4 -6 -6 -9 -11 -13 -14 -14 -12 -10 -7 -5 -1 -1 -3 -5 -5 -6 -10 -10 -9 -7 2 -1 0
Chill °C
-10 -11 -12 -13 -11 -10 -10 -17 -18 -18 -16 -12 -6 -8 -5 -7 -8 -10 -7 -8 -7 -14 -11 -7 -2 -5 -1
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 250 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 400 0 1350
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Sunrise
11:18 - - 11:19 - - 11:22 - - 11:23 - - 11:26 - - 11:27 - - 11:30 - - 11:30 - - 11:32 - -
Sunset
- 2:41 - - 2:40 - - 2:38 - - 2:37 - - 2:37 - - 2:36 - - 2:36 - - 2:34 - - 2:34 -

Krafla Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Krafla is: Heavy rain (total 43mm), heaviest during Wed morningTemperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed morning, min -14°C on Fri night)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the N on Wed morning, calm by Thu night).

Krafla Weather (Days 3-6):

Heavy rain (total 22mm), heaviest during Sun nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sun night, min -14°C on Sat morning)Winds increasing (calm on Sun morning, strong winds from the NE by Sun night).

Krafla Weather (Days 6-9):

Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Thu morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Thu morning, min -10°C on Tue night)Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, near gales from the E by Wed night).

This table gives the weather forecast for Krafla at the specific elevation of 0 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Krafla. 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
Grimsstadir
33 km ESE
386m alt.
2 hours ago
-3.5° C
-
81
Severe gales from the N
(81 kph at 360).
<100m
Mid: sky obscured
Akureyri Airport
59 km WSW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
n/a° C
moderate snow
Moderate snow.
35
Fresh winds from the NNW
(35 kph at 340).
Akureyri
60 km WSW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.7° C
moderate snow
Snow
39
Strong winds from the NNW
(39 kph at 330).
3.0 km
Mid: sky obscured
Raufarhofn
88 km NNE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
-0.5° C
-
94
Stormy winds from the N
(94 kph at 350).
Skjaldthingsstadir
90 km E
48m alt.
2 hours ago
-0.6° C
moderate snow
Continuous moderate snow.
57
Near gales from the N
(57 kph at 350).
1.0 km
Mid: overcast

* 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 Krafla and within an acceptable time window.

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