Krafla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Krafla Weather Summary:

Some drizzle, heaviest during Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Sat afternoon, min -2°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SW on Sat afternoon, light winds from the ESE by Sun afternoon).

Days 3-6 Krafla Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Fri morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Thu night, min -4°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (gales from the SW on Tue afternoon, calm by Wed afternoon).

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
light rain
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
rain showers
light rain
clear
rain showers
light rain
Wind km/h
55 SW55
40 W40
20 S20
15 ESE15
25 SSW25
25 S25
15 ESE15
60 SE60
40 SSW40
70 SW70
70 SSW70
30 NW30
15 NNW15
10 ESE10
15 SE15
15 SSE15
25 SE25
15 SSE15
light rain some clouds clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy rain shwrs light rain clear rain shwrs light rain
Rain
Rain mm
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 1 - 1 3
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
6 5 -2 3 5 1 3 6 5 5 5 0 -2 -2 3 5 6 6
Low °C
5 0 -2 0 3 1 3 3 4 5 3 -2 -2 -4 0 4 4 6
Chill °C
0 -1 -8 -1 1 -5 0 0 -1 -2 -2 -6 -6 -6 -1 2 2 3
Freezing level m
1100 600 0 300 1050 300 1600 1000 700 750 750 0 0 0 0 950 1700 1550
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
31-313032111-4-5-2114465-2351365550-2-23566
Sunrise
- - 8:38 - - 8:34 - - 8:30 - - 8:26 - - 8:23 - - 8:19
Sunset
5:59 - - 6:02 - - 6:06 - - 6:08 - - 6:13 - - 6:15 - -

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.
2 hours ago
0.9° C
cloudy
No report.
17
Light winds from the SSW
(17 kph at 200).
60 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Akureyri Airport
59 km WSW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
6° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
22
Moderate winds from the S.(Wind varies from 170 to 230 degs)
(22 kph at 190).
Low: overcast
Akureyri
60 km WSW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
6.4° C
-
9
Light winds from the S
(9 kph at 190).
40 km
Mid: overcast
Skjaldthingsstadir
89 km E
48m alt.
2 hours ago
5.4° C
partially cloudy
No report.
50
Strong winds from the SSW
(50 kph at 200).
70 km
Mid: scattered
SHIP378
90 km WNW
3m alt.
1 hour 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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