Öræfajökull
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow on Fri afternoon. Freezing level rising with drizzle on Fri night. Temperatures will be slightly above freezing (max 3°C on Thu night, min 1°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, fresh winds from the NE by Fri night).

Days 3-6 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Sun night, min 0°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Mon morning, fresh winds from the WSW by Wed afternoon).

Days 6-9 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 5mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Fri afternoon, min -4°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Thu night, gales from the WSW by Sun afternoon).

Thursday
23
Friday
24
Sat
25
night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
clear
clear
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
5 SSW5
10 ESE10
30 E30
30 NNE30
15 NNE15
5 ENE5
5 E5
10 WSW10
15 WSW15
15 W15
10 WSW10
10 WSW10
10 W10
10 W10
20 WNW20
25 WSW25
20 SSE20
35 WSW35
30 WNW30
20 N20
15 NW15
10 NW10
25 WNW25
35 WNW35
15 WSW15
35 SW35
50 WSW50
some clouds some clouds light snow light snow some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds light snow snow shwrs clear clear snow shwrs mod. snow light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds clear some clouds light rain some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 1 2 - - - - - - - 2 1 - - 1 8 2 - - - - - - - - -
High °C
3 1 1 3 3 2 2 1 1 3 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 0 1 1 2 2 2 4 4 4 3
Low °C
1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 3 2 3 2
Chill °C
3 -2 -5 -2 -1 2 2 -2 -3 -1 -1 -3 -1 -1 -3 -4 -4 -7 -5 -4 -3 -3 -3 -1 0 -2 -4
Freezing level m
1850 1700 1600 1700 1850 1800 1700 1700 1650 1900 1800 1650 1650 1750 1800 1650 1750 1500 1600 1700 1700 1700 1800 2100 2500 2550 3000
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- 5:03 - - 5:05 - - 5:09 - - 5:11 - - 5:15 - - 5:18 - - 5:20 - - 5:24 - - 5:26 -
Sunset
- - 9:15 - - 9:12 - - 9:07 - - 9:05 - - 9:00 - - 8:58 - - 8:53 - - 8:51 - - 8:46

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Öræfajökull at the specific elevation of 1500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Öræfajökull. 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
SHIP6918
46 km SSE
-m alt.
2 hours ago
11.3° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the SSW
(7 kph at 210).
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
77 km ENE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
20 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Egilsstadir Airport
177 km NE
38m alt.
1 hour ago
9° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
9
Light winds from the N
(9 kph at 10).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
High: overcast
Grimsstadir
183 km N
386m alt.
2 hours ago
8.8° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 90).
16 km
Akureyri Airport
197 km NW
27m alt.
1 hour ago
9° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
22
Moderate winds from the N
(22 kph at 350).
Low: few
Mid: overcast

* 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 Öræfajökull and within an acceptable time window.

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