Krafla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Krafla Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Sun morning. Mild temperatures (max 6°C on Sat morning, min 1°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the E on Sat night, gales from the E by Mon night).

Days 3-6 Krafla Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 17mm), heaviest on Tue afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Tue morning, min -5°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSW on Tue night, light winds from the SSE by Thu night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
clear
rain showers
light rain
light rain
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
heavy rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Wind km/h
30 SE30
20 SSE20
15 SE15
10 ENE10
15 SE15
20 SSE20
25 SE25
30 ESE30
70 E70
20 ESE20
15 N15
35 SSW35
25 SSE25
20 S20
20 SSW20
15 SSW15
10 SSW10
10 SSE10
some clouds clear rain shwrs light rain light rain rain shwrs clear some clouds rain shwrs some clouds rain shwrs heavy rain some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - 1 3 1 1 - - 1 - 6 11 - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
6 4 4 4 4 5 4 5 5 5 4 5 3 2 -1 -1 -2 -3
Low °C
6 3 3 4 3 1 4 5 5 5 4 3 2 0 -2 -1 -3 -4
Chill °C
1 0 1 1 1 1 -1 0 -2 1 1 -1 -2 -3 -7 -6 -6 -8
Freezing level m
1400 1000 750 850 900 450 1000 850 650 1200 850 1050 850 550 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
41111211321210-3-3-5-564444545554532-1-1-2-3
Sunrise
11:26 - - 11:27 - - 11:30 - - 11:30 - - 11:32 - - 11:33 - -
Sunset
- 2:37 - - 2:36 - - 2:36 - - 2:34 - - 2:34 - - 2:34 -

Issued local time.

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.
1 hour ago
2.3° C
-
33
Fresh winds from the SE
(33 kph at 180).
>70 km
Mid: scattered
Akureyri Airport
59 km WSW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
5° C
clear
-
9
Light winds from the N
(9 kph at 1).
Akureyri
60 km WSW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
4.9° C
partially cloudy
No report.
15
Light winds from the SSE
(15 kph at 130).
50 km
Mid: scattered
Skjaldthingsstadir
89 km E
48m alt.
1 hour ago
8.0° C
partially cloudy
No report.
48
Strong winds from the SE
(48 kph at 150).
70 km
Mid: scattered
SHIP2595
90 km WNW
3m alt.
3 hours ago

* 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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