Öræfajökull
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Thu night, min -6°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the S on Fri morning, extremely windy from the E by Sun morning).

Days 3-6 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Tue night, min -5°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the ENE on Mon night, light winds from the NE by Wed morning).

Days 6-9 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Thu morning, min -15°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, gales from the N by Sun afternoon).

Thursday
20
Friday
21
Sat
22
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
heavy snow
snow showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
light snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
Wind km/h
55 SSW55
25 S25
60 ESE60
60 SSE60
45 SSE45
30 SSE30
85 E85
110 E110
50 ESE50
45 SE45
30 SE30
50 ESE50
100 E100
70 E70
30 ESE30
20 NNE20
15 NE15
25 SE25
50 E50
55 ENE55
45 NE45
10 ENE10
5 N5
5 NW5
0 N0
5 ESE5
5 NNE5
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
41 2 10 59 11 4 17 7 3 29 8 3 22 14 4 3 10 18 9 - - - - - 4 12 5
High °C
-1 -5 -2 -2 -5 -5 -4 -3 -4 -3 -5 -5 -3 -3 -4 -2 -3 -4 -4 -3 -3 -4 -8 -8 -9 -11 -13
Low °C
-4 -5 -3 -4 -6 -5 -4 -4 -5 -4 -5 -5 -4 -4 -4 -3 -4 -5 -4 -4 -4 -7 -8 -9 -11 -12 -14
Chill °C
-11 -13 -12 -12 -14 -13 -16 -15 -14 -12 -13 -15 -13 -14 -12 -8 -8 -12 -13 -12 -12 -11 -8 -8 -9 -14 -16
Freezing level m
1400 700 950 1000 750 750 800 950 800 950 800 750 850 1050 950 1150 950 750 850 850 1000 300 0 0 100 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
- 10:49 - - 10:52 - - 10:52 - - 10:53 - - 10:55 - - 10:56 - - 10:56 - - 10:57 - - 10:57 -
Sunset
- - 3:11 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:11

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
SHIP1500
74 km ENE
3m alt.
2 hours ago
Egilsstadir Airport
177 km NE
38m alt.
58 minutes ago
8° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
26
Moderate winds from the SSW
(26 kph at 200).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
Grimsstadir
183 km N
386m alt.
58 minutes ago
4.0° C
cloudy
No report.
28
Moderate winds from the SSE
(28 kph at 140).
50 km
Akureyri Airport
197 km NW
27m alt.
58 minutes ago
4° C
light rain
Drizzle
15
Light winds from the S.(Wind varies from 130 to 240 degs)
(15 kph at 190).
Low: overcast
Akureyri
199 km NW
27m alt.
58 minutes ago
4.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
6
Light winds from the SSE
(6 kph at 130).
40 km
Mid: mostly cloudy

* 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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