Krafla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Krafla Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Thu night, min -10°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (calm on Tue morning, severe gales from the ENE by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Krafla Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Fri morning, min -12°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the NNE on Fri afternoon, light winds from the SSW by Sat night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
light snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
0 NNE0
5 NW5
5 SSW5
5 WSW5
15 WNW15
15 SSE15
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
70 ESE70
70 NE70
85 NNE85
60 N60
60 NNW60
50 NW50
20 NW20
15 SSE15
20 SSW20
20 WSW20
some clouds light snow snow shwrs clear clear clear cloudy light snow heavy snow mod. snow mod. snow light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 3 3 - - - - 1 21 8 8 5 2 2 5 - 1 1
High °C
-8 -8 -9 -9 -9 -8 -7 -4 -3 -4 -6 -6 -8 -8 -9 -11 -7 -6
Low °C
-9 -9 -9 -10 -9 -9 -7 -6 -3 -4 -6 -8 -8 -9 -12 -12 -9 -10
Chill °C
-11 -11 -13 -12 -15 -16 -14 -13 -13 -15 -19 -17 -20 -19 -18 -19 -16 -15
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-8-8-9-9-9-8-7-4-3-4-6-6-8-8-9-11-7-6-6-6-8-9-9-8-5-210-1-1-3-4-5-10-5-2
Sunrise
10:34 - - 10:30 - - 10:27 - - 10:25 - - 10:22 - - 10:18 - -
Sunset
- 4:01 - - 4:06 - - 4:09 - - 4:14 - - 4:16 - - 4:21 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Krafla at the specific elevation of 650 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
-5.9° C
snow showers
Light snow showers.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 140).
15 km
Akureyri Airport
59 km WSW
27m alt.
50 minutes ago
-8° C
clear
-
6
Light winds from the SSW.(Wind varies from 170 to 250 degs)
(6 kph at 210).
Akureyri
60 km WSW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
-6.1° C
partially cloudy
No report.
7
Light winds from the SE
(7 kph at 180).
40 km
Skjaldthingsstadir
89 km E
48m alt.
2 hours ago
-3.8° C
partially cloudy
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 200).
70 km
SHIP299
90 km WNW
3m alt.
50 minutes 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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