Öræfajökull
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Thu afternoon, min -8°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Tue afternoon, stormy winds from the W by Tue night).

Days 3-6 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sat afternoon, min -14°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (strong winds from the SW on Fri night, extremely windy from the WSW by Sat afternoon).

Days 6-9 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Mon night, min -12°C on Wed morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Mon night, near gales from the W by Thu morning).

Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
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
heavy snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
40 SSE40
10 SSE10
45 W45
80 WNW80
80 WNW80
35 WSW35
50 S50
60 S60
45 SSW45
75 WSW75
75 W75
45 SW45
50 SW50
100 SSW100
95 WSW95
105 WSW105
85 W85
90 W90
110 WNW110
105 W105
110 WSW110
110 W110
95 W95
90 W90
100 W100
110 W110
90 W90
heavy snow light snow snow shwrs clear clear snow shwrs heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow some clouds snow shwrs mod. snow heavy snow mod. snow light snow snow shwrs clear clear some clouds heavy snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
17 4 1 - - 3 36 66 33 11 - 8 9 36 8 1 2 - - - 33 2 2 1 3 - -
High °C
-3 -4 -4 -8 -7 -6 -3 -2 -5 -7 -7 -3 0 1 -10 -12 -9 -8 -4 -2 -1 -7 -6 -8 -12 -12 -11
Low °C
-4 -4 -8 -8 -7 -7 -4 -3 -8 -8 -7 -6 0 -6 -14 -14 -9 -10 -5 -2 -6 -7 -6 -11 -12 -12 -12
Chill °C
-11 -8 -11 -21 -20 -16 -13 -12 -15 -19 -19 -13 -8 -9 -25 -27 -23 -22 -17 -14 -13 -21 -19 -21 -28 -29 -26
Freezing level m
1600 1400 1150 650 800 550 1250 1650 1000 1000 1000 700 2100 2500 700 250 700 400 600 1550 1450 900 900 550 400 350 200
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-3-4-4-8-7-6-3-2-5-7-7-301-10-12-9-8-4-2-1-7-6-8-12-12-11100-5-4-301-1-3-3-224-6-8-5-7-202-4-4-6-8-9-8665222665342782-11-1356331-1-1-2
Sunrise
7:58 - - 8:00 - - 8:03 - - 8:07 - - 8:10 - - 8:12 - - 8:15 - - 8:18 - - 8:22 - -
Sunset
- 5:44 - - 5:40 - - 5:37 - - 5:34 - - 5:30 - - 5:27 - - 5:23 - - 5:21 - - 5:16 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Öræfajökull at the specific elevation of 2110 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
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
77 km ENE
10m alt.
1 hour ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
20 km
SHIP6602
104 km S
-m alt.
2 hours ago
9.6° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
43
Strong winds from the SE
(43 kph at 170).
10 km
Mid: overcast
Egilsstadir Airport
177 km NE
38m alt.
1 hour ago
6° C
light rain
Light rain .
6
Light winds from the NNE
(6 kph at 20).
Low: scattered
Mid: overcast
Grimsstadir
183 km N
386m alt.
1 hour ago
8.8° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 90).
16 km
Vestmannaeyjar
190 km SW
124m alt.
1 hour ago
8° C
moderate rain
Moderate rain .
41
Strong winds from the E
(41 kph at 90).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
High: 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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