Krafla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Krafla Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 24mm), heaviest during Mon afternoon. Later becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Mon night. Mild temperatures (max 6°C on Wed night, min 1°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the N on Mon night, calm by Tue night).

Days 3-6 Krafla Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 15mm), heaviest on Sat night. Very mild (max 14°C on Sat afternoon, min 7°C on Thu morning). Mainly strong winds.

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
moderate rain
moderate rain
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
heavy rain
Wind km/h
30 NNE30
30 N30
35 NNW35
30 NNW30
25 NNW25
10 NNW10
5 NW5
10 NNW10
5 SW5
15 SW15
20 SW20
25 SW25
40 WSW40
20 WSW20
15 SW15
20 SW20
25 S25
35 WSW35
mod. rain mod. rain light snow cloudy cloudy clear some clouds clear clear clear clear rain shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds light rain heavy rain
Rain
Rain mm
7 9 8 - - - - - - - - 1 - - - - 3 11
Snow
Snow cm
- - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
4 3 3 1 2 2 4 5 6 9 11 10 12 13 12 13 14 10
Low °C
4 3 2 1 2 1 2 5 5 7 11 9 12 12 10 11 11 8
Chill °C
-1 -3 -3 -5 -3 -2 2 3 3 6 9 7 9 11 11 11 12 6
Freezing level m
1400 1300 1150 900 950 900 1000 1200 1350 1750 2250 2200 2250 2500 2500 2300 2450 2250
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
4331224569111012131213141087656591110151715181917181914
Sunrise
1:23 - - 1:19 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - - 0:00 - -
Sunset
- 0:52 - - 0:57 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 - - 12:00 -

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.
3 hours ago
5.8° C
light rain
Intermittent light drizzle.
33
Fresh winds from the NNE
(33 kph at 20).
46 km
Mid: overcast
Husavik wx
44 km WNW
7m alt.
36 minutes ago
8.1° C
cloudy
Overcast
10.0 km
Akureyri Airport
59 km WSW
27m alt.
51 minutes ago
8° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
33
Fresh winds from the N
(33 kph at 350).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Akureyri
60 km WSW
27m alt.
3 hours ago
8.0° C
light rain
Intermittent light rain.
19
Light winds from the NNW
(19 kph at 340).
50 km
Mid: overcast
SHIP463
72 km W
3m alt.
51 minutes ago
6.2° C
40
Strong winds from the NNW
(40 kph at 330).

* 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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