Öræfajökull
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 5mm) on Mon afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Mon night, min -3°C on Wed morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NNE on Mon morning, calm by Wed morning).

Days 3-6 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 50mm), heaviest during Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Fri night, min 0°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Thu morning, severe gales from the W by Sat night).

Days 6-9 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Becoming milder with drizzle, on Tue morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Sun morning, min -1°C on Mon afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WNW on Mon morning, calm by Tue afternoon).

Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tuesday
26
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 night
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
clear
rain showers
light rain
clear
rain showers
light rain
heavy rain
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
30 NNE30
25 N25
15 NNE15
15 ENE15
15 E15
15 ESE15
5 E5
10 W10
15 WNW15
10 SW10
20 W20
35 W35
35 WSW35
30 W30
35 W35
25 WSW25
25 S25
60 W60
45 W45
15 W15
20 W20
45 WNW45
45 W45
30 WNW30
25 NNE25
5 SW5
5 SSW5
light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow mod. snow light snow light snow snow shwrs clear clear rain shwrs light rain clear rain shwrs light rain heavy rain rain shwrs clear some clouds heavy snow light snow light snow mod. snow rain shwrs some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- 2 3 - - - - - - - - 3 2 - 1 3 29 12 - - - - - - 1 - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 1 2 3 3 8 3 3 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 12 1 1 6 - - -
High °C
1 2 4 1 -1 -2 -2 -1 1 0 1 4 4 4 6 4 3 4 3 3 2 0 0 1 2 2 1
Low °C
1 2 2 -1 -1 -2 -3 -2 0 0 0 1 3 4 5 4 3 3 2 2 1 0 -1 -1 2 2 0
Chill °C
-5 -3 0 -3 -6 -8 -2 -6 -3 -3 -5 -2 -2 -1 1 -1 -2 -2 -2 -1 -3 -8 -8 -5 -3 0 1
Freezing level m
1650 1750 1950 1600 1300 1250 1100 1250 1600 1500 1600 1900 2250 2900 2700 2450 2400 2150 2500 2700 1650 1500 1450 1400 1800 1850 1650
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
2:38 - - 2:36 - - 2:36 - - 2:36 - - 2:36 - - 2:38 - - 2:38 - - 2:39 - - 2:40 - -
Sunset
- 11:37 - - 11:37 - - 11:37 - - 11:37 - - 11:38 - - 11:37 - - 11:37 - - 11:37 - - 11:37 -

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
SHIP357
40 km SSE
3m alt.
46 minutes ago
12.2° C
partially cloudy
18
Light winds from the W
(18 kph at 270).
20.4 km
ASCAT344E64N
54 km SSE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
9
Light winds from the W
(9 kph at 99.8).
- km
ASCAT343E64N
56 km S
15m alt.
3 hours ago
6
Light winds from the NW
(6 kph at 128.6).
- km
Hjardarnes Horna
76 km ENE
7m alt.
2 hours ago
12° C
clear
Shower - in the vicinity.
26
Moderate winds from the N
(26 kph at 360).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: broken
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
77 km ENE
10m alt.
4 hours ago
11.4° C
Precipitation within sight but not hitting ground.
17
Light winds from the N
(17 kph at 360).
70 km
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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