Krafla
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Krafla Weather Summary:

Drizzle at first, then turning colder with dusting of snow on Tue morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Mon morning, min -2°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Sun morning, gales from the WSW by Mon night).

Days 3-6 Krafla Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow giving way to moderate rain (total 11mm) heaviest on Fri morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Fri afternoon, min -1°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, near gales from the SW by Fri afternoon).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
light snow
light snow
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
Wind km/h
10 SSW10
20 SW20
30 SW30
40 SSW40
70 WSW70
70 WSW70
20 S20
25 SSW25
55 SW55
30 W30
15 WNW15
5 WSW5
20 WNW20
15 WSW15
20 WSW20
30 SSW30
55 SW55
45 SW45
clear clear some clouds rain shwrs some clouds clear light snow light snow clear some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds some clouds rain shwrs rain shwrs rain shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 7 2 1
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - 1 2 - - - 1 1 - - - - -
High °C
0 2 1 5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 -1 0 0 4 5 5
Low °C
-2 1 -1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -1 -1 -1 -1 3 5 2
Chill °C
-4 -2 -5 -2 -8 -5 -4 -5 -7 -5 -3 -2 -6 -5 -6 -3 -2 -1
Freezing level m
250 900 550 1400 800 600 900 800 800 650 750 600 400 600 450 1400 1600 1250
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
021511111110-1004555741074555664354798
Sunrise
6:50 - - 6:54 - - 6:56 - - 7:00 - - 7:03 - - 7:05 - -
Sunset
- 7:06 - - 7:01 - - 6:58 - - 6:53 - - 6:50 - - 6:46 -

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.
3 hours ago
8.8° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 90).
16 km
Akureyri Airport
59 km WSW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
3° C
clear
-
7
Light winds from the S
(7 kph at 180).
Akureyri
60 km WSW
27m alt.
3 hours ago
11.2° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 180).
10 km
Skjaldthingsstadir
89 km E
48m alt.
3 hours ago
9.7° C
light rain
Intermittent light rain.
9
Light winds from the NE
(9 kph at 40).
8 km
SHIP4211
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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