Krafla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Krafla Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 15mm), heaviest on Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Tue night, min -1°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the WSW on Sun morning, calm by Mon morning).

Days 3-6 Krafla Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 29mm), heaviest during Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Wed afternoon, min -5°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed afternoon, strong winds from the NNW by Fri morning).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
moderate rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
rain showers
clear
light rain
moderate rain
light rain
light rain
moderate rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
Wind km/h
65 WSW65
15 NW15
25 SW25
5 SSE5
5 ENE5
5 NNE5
10 SE10
5 ESE5
10 ESE10
30 SW30
15 SW15
15 NE15
15 NNE15
30 N30
35 NNW35
40 NNW40
40 NNW40
15 NW15
mod. rain light rain some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy rain shwrs clear light rain mod. rain light rain light rain mod. rain light rain light rain light rain
Rain
Rain mm
6 2 - - - - - - 7 - 1 6 3 3 9 2 2 3
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
3 1 2 3 3 2 0 1 8 5 6 3 1 1 0 -4 -4 -4
Low °C
2 1 0 2 2 0 -1 1 1 5 5 1 0 0 -3 -4 -4 -5
Chill °C
-5 -4 -3 3 2 2 -3 -1 4 0 3 0 -3 -5 -7 -13 -13 -10
Freezing level m
450 200 50 400 450 300 0 300 1400 900 1000 400 0 150 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-1-3-2-1-1-2-2-14220-3-4-5-9-9-9312332018563110-4-4-4
Sunrise
8:21 - - 8:23 - - 8:27 - - 8:30 - - 8:33 - - 8:37 - -
Sunset
- 5:21 - - 5:16 - - 5:13 - - 5:08 - - 5:06 - - 5:01 -

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
1.3° C
Widespread dust in suspension not raised by wind.
44
Strong winds from the WSW
(44 kph at 250).
40 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Akureyri Airport
59 km WSW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
4° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
43
Strong winds from the S
(43 kph at 180).
Low: scattered
Mid: overcast
Akureyri
60 km WSW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
4.5° C
Distant precipitation but not falling at station.
22
Moderate winds from the SE
(22 kph at 150).
50 km
Mid: overcast
Skjaldthingsstadir
89 km E
48m alt.
1 hour ago
5.2° C
clear
Haze
44
Strong winds from the S
(44 kph at 190).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
SHIP540
90 km WNW
3m alt.
2 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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