Öræfajökull
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Tue morning, min -7°C on Wed afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the E on Tue afternoon, stormy winds from the W by Wed morning).

Days 3-6 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu morning, min -8°C on Sun morning). Mainly stormy winds.

Days 6-9 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Mon afternoon, min -9°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the WNW on Sun night, light winds from the WNW by Mon night).

Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
Wind km/h
30 WSW30
30 SW30
40 SE40
30 SSE30
5 E5
60 W60
95 W95
80 W80
40 WSW40
45 S45
55 S55
40 WSW40
60 W60
70 WSW70
30 SSE30
95 WSW95
60 W60
55 WSW55
60 WSW60
70 W70
80 WNW80
45 WSW45
40 W40
50 WNW50
15 W15
25 WSW25
60 W60
some clouds some clouds heavy snow heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds clear clear snow shwrs heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs clear light snow light snow some clouds some clouds light snow snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 44 19 2 - - - 4 29 44 26 1 2 12 6 2 1 - 1 - 4 2 - - 2 3
High °C
-4 -4 0 1 0 0 -6 -7 -2 1 1 -1 -4 -4 0 -3 -4 -5 -8 -8 -4 -2 -1 -1 -3 -3 -1
Low °C
-4 -5 -3 0 -1 -5 -6 -7 -6 0 1 -4 -4 -4 -3 -4 -5 -7 -8 -9 -9 -3 -2 -3 -3 -3 -3
Chill °C
-12 -11 -8 -5 -6 -6 -19 -20 -10 -7 -7 -8 -14 -15 -9 -14 -14 -15 -20 -20 -14 -11 -9 -10 -8 -10 -9
Freezing level m
950 850 1200 1600 1400 1100 650 550 500 1400 1700 950 950 900 1250 950 900 750 300 450 200 800 1200 1250 850 850 1100
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
7:54 - - 7:58 - - 8:00 - - 8:03 - - 8:07 - - 8:10 - - 8:12 - - 8:15 - - 8:18 - -
Sunset
- 5:47 - - 5:44 - - 5:40 - - 5:37 - - 5:34 - - 5:30 - - 5:27 - - 5:23 - - 5:21 -

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
ASCATB344E64N
53 km SSE
15m alt.
3 hours ago
31
Fresh winds from the SW
(31 kph at 52.1).
- km
ASCATB343E64N
54 km S
15m alt.
3 hours ago
31
Fresh winds from the SW
(31 kph at 50.6).
- km
SHIP1076
74 km ENE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Hjardarnes Horna
76 km ENE
7m alt.
48 minutes ago
7° C
clear
-
17
Light winds from the SW
(17 kph at 220).
Low: few
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
77 km ENE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
20 km

* 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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